Aug 18, 2018  
2018-2019 GCC Catalog 
  
2018-2019 GCC Catalog

CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Criminology Studies, A.A.


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With this degree, you will be able to transfer to the following majors:

At Central Connecticut State University Criminology, B.A.
At Eastern Connecticut State University Criminology, B.A.
  Sociology with Criminology Minor, B.A.
At Southern Connecticut State Univesity Sociology with Criminal Justice Concentration, B.A.
At Western Connecticut State University Justice and Law Adminisration with Corrections, Probation, and Offender Rehab Option, B.S.
  Justice and Law Administration with Law Enforcement Option, B.S.
  Justice and Law Administration with Legal Studies Option, B.S.
  Justice and Law Administration with Paralegal Studies Option, B.S.
  Justice and Law Administration with Criminology Option, B.S.
At Charter Oak State College Criminal Justice, B.A.

Here is the recommended course of study for the Criminology Studies Transfer Degree. If you are studying part-time, simply follow the order of the courses listed here.  Note that not all courses will be available every semester. You will notice that in many instances you will be able to choose the specific course you will take from within a category.

Please contact a campus advisor for this program:

First Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Second Semester


  • Choose one course from: CJS* 105 , CJS* 120  3 credits
  • Choose one course from: CJS* 210 (this course is not offered at GCC. In order to complete this degree, you will need to take this course online or at another campus or CJS* 213  3 credits
  • Choose one course in Written Commnication II 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Scientific Reasoning 3-4 credits
  • Choose one course in Historical Knowledge and Understanding 3 credits

Total Semester Credits: 15-16


Third Semester


Begin the transfer application process in your third semester or the semester before you plan to graduate. FAFSA becomes available October 1.

Total Semester Credits: 15-16


Fourth Semester


  • Choose one course from:
  • CJS* 211 - Criminal Law I 3 credits
  • SOC* 241 - Juvenile Delinquency 3 credits
  • CJS* 220 - Criminal Investigation 3 credits
  • CJS* 225 - Forensic Science 3 credits
  • CJS* 280 - Victimology 3 credits
  • CJS* 294 - Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice 3 credits
  • Other courses you may choose that are not currently offered at Gateway:

    • CJS* 203, Juvenile Justice
    • CJS* 228, Forensic Evidence
    • CJS* 298, Special Topics in Criminal Justice
  • Choose one course in Critical Analysis/Logical Thinking 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Oral Communications 3 credits
  • Choose one Unrestricted Elective*
  • * You are free to choose any courses at or above the 100-level to complete unrestricted electives, although you may need to use these credits to take courses that prepare you for required courses in the degree program. You should also consider using unrestricted electives to meet foreign language requirements at Central, Eastern, and Western Connecticut State Universities or to begin work on completing a minor.  Central Connecticut State University will require that you complete a minor by earning at least 18 credits in one area outside your major field–you must complete at least 9 of those minor credits at Central. You can also complete other General Education requirements for CCSU, SCSU, WCSU, and COSC–but not ECSU.  You are encouraged to meet with your advisor to determine which courses to select.

  • PSY* 111 - General Psychology I 3 credits

Total Semester Credits: 15


Total Program Credits: 60-61


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