Degree Summary

QCC/JJC Dual-Joint Program in Criminal Justice

QCC/JJC JOINT PROGRAM IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE degree summary
QCC A.S. Criminal Justice Credits JJC Equivalents Credits
EN 101 English Composition I 3 ENG 101 College Composition I 3
EN 102 English Composition II 3 ENG 102 College Composition II 3
HI 110 Ancient Civilization, HIS 231 Origins of the Contemp. World
OR OR
HI 111 Medieval to Early Modern Civilization, OR HIS 232 Contemp. History of Civilization 3
HI 112 Modern Civilization 3
MA120 College Algebra and Trigonometry 3 MAT 105 Modern Mathematics 3
MA 440 Pre-calculus Mathematics 4 MAT 141 Pre-calculus 3
LAB SCIENCE 4 LAB SCIENCE 4
LANGUAGE 6-8 LANGUAGE 6
SP 211 Speech Communication 3 SPE 113 Speech Communication 3
PE Physical Education 1 PHYS ED 1
SOCIAL SCIENCES/PHILOSOPHY
SOCY 101 Sociology 3 SOC 101 Introductory Sociology 3
PLSC 101 Amer. Gov’t and Politics 3 GOV 101 American Gov’t & Politics 3
PHIL 101 Philosophy 3 PHI 231 Knowing, Being, and Doing: 3
Philosophical Method & its
SOCIAL SCIENCES/HISTORY/ Applications
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE 3
1 See list below ETHNIC STUDIES 3
FREE ELECTIVE 1 ELECTIVES 1
Subtotal
43-45 Subtotal toward JJ Core 42
CRIMINAL JUSTICE MAJOR
CRIM 101 Intro to Criminal Justice (SS315) 3 CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRIM 102 Criminology* 3 SOC 203 Criminology
CRIM 202 Criminal Law* 3 LAW 209 Criminal Law 3
CRIM 203 Corrections and Sentencing* 3 COR 201 The Law and Institutional 3
Treatment 3
CRIM 204 Policing* OR CRJ 201 Policing OR
CRIM 205 Crime and Justice in CRJ 204 Crime and Justice in
the Urban Community* 3 the Urban Community 3
CJ Major Subtotal 15 Subtotal toward CJ B.A. 15
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR A.S. 60 TOTAL CREDITS ACCEPTED TO JJ 57

* Proposed new courses included in CJ program.

1 To satisfy the Social Sciences/History/Humanities Elective students must take one of the following:

  • SOCY240 Race and Ethnic Relations
  • ANTH140 North American Indians
  • ANTH150 Peoples and Cultures of the Caribbean
  • AR328 History of African Arts
  • HI125 Immigration and Ethnic Groups in American History
  • HI136 African-American History
  • HI140 Latin American History I: Ancient Times to Independence
  • (1500 B.C. – 1825)
  • HI141 Latin American History II: Independence to the Present
  • LS402 Latin American and Caribbean Cultures Today

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Russian Ballet performing at the Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.