New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog.
Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.
This program is a CSCU TAP Transfer Degree that is intended for Connecticut Community College students to transfer to Connecticut State Universities (Southern CT State University, Central CT State University, Eastern State University, Western State University) and Charter Oak State College without either losing any credits or being required to take extra credits in order to complete a bachelor’s degree in that same discipline.
Complete an Associate of Arts degree in Criminology Studies.
Transfer seamlessly into a Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree in Criminology or Sociology with a concentration in Criminology with junior-level status at the receiving CSCU institution as part of the CSCU Transfer Ticket program.
Identify and explain the basic structures and functions of law enforcement, courts, and corrections within the criminal justice system.
Interpret the basic concepts and functions of criminal law.
Integrate multidisciplinary theories which constitute the basis for understanding criminality and victimization.
Apply constitutional principles that protect the rights of individuals and regulate criminal justice practices and procedures.
**to meet the above science requirements it is recommended to take CJS 2850 to fulfill Scientific Reasoning ORCJS 2260 to fulfill Scientific Knowledge & Understanding. Students can earn credit for only one of these courses.**