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Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Option (A.S.) from Mercer County Community College to Criminal Justice (B.A.) at Rider University

MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COURSE
Criminal Justice, A.S. (Law Enforcement Option)
Credit RIDER UNIVERSITY COURSE/AREA SATISFIED
Criminal Justice B.A. (120 Credits)
Credit
CRJ 101 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System 3 SOC 219 Introduction to Criminal Justice, Police, Courts, Corrections 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 CMP 120 Expository Writing 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3 PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology OR
SOC 107 Social Problems
3 SOC 101 Sociological Imagination
SOC 245 Social Problems
3
HIS 101 History of Western Civilization to 1648 OR
HIS 102 History of Western Civilization Since 1648
3 HIS 150 World History to 1500
HIS 151 World History Since 1500
3
  15   15
CRJ 105 Criminology 3 SOC 206 Theories of Deviance & Crime 3
CRJ 202 Criminal Law 3 LAW 365 The Rights of Accused 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3 CMP 125 Research Writing 3
HIS Historical Perspective General Ed. Elective 3 LAS Elective or Core Ʊ 3
MAT Mathematics Elective 1 Suggest:
MAT 120 Mathematics for Liberal Arts
3/4 MTH 102 Finite Mathematics 3
  15/16   15
CRJ 206 Police Administration 3 SOC 342 Police & American Society 3
CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication OR
CMN 112 Public Speaking
3 COM 201 Communication Theory
COM 104 Speech Communication
3
HPE 110 Concepts of Health & Fitness 2 Not Transferrable 0
Political Science General Education Elective Suggest:
POL 101 The American Political System
3 POL 100 Intro to American Politics 3
Science Laboratory Elective 2 Suggest:
BIO-101 General Biology I (4) OR
BIO -113 (3 CR), PHY-111 (3 CR), CHE-106 (3 CR)
3/4 BIO 115 Principles of Biology, Bio. of Animals
Science Core Ʊ
3/4
Elective 3 Elective Ʊ 3
  17/18   15/16
CRJ 102 Police in the Community 3 Elective Ʊ
POL 260 Politics of Law and Order
3
Criminal Justice Elective Suggest:
CRJ 207 Criminal Investigation
3 Elective Ʊ
LAW 210 Criminal Investigation
3
IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications 3 CIS 185 Information Systems Essentials 3
Elective 3 3 Elective Ʊ 3
Elective 3 3 Elective Ʊ 3
  15   15
TOTAL 62/64 TOTAL 60

Rider Course Option
Suggest:
SOC 207 Race & Ethnic Relations (3)
PHL 115 Ethics (Rider Core)
Following completion of 30 credits and the Rider Intent to Enroll Form and while a student at Mercer; students have the option to take a course at Rider that counts toward the Rider degree. The selected course counts academically at both Mercer and Rider and allows the student to experience first-hand the academic environment at Rider. See Mercer or Rider Transfer Representatives. Contact information below.

Mercer County Community College Footnotes
1 Select one from MAT 125, 120, 135 or higher-level mathematics course
2 Select one from BIO 101 (4 CR), 113 (3 CR) CHE 106 (3 CR), PHY 111 (3 CR)
3 Select from CRJ 103, 104, 207, 211, 212
Ϯ HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative

Rider University Footnotes
Ʊ Students have a number of options to satisfy this requirement; courses will be evaluated on an individual basis.
No course may be used to satisfy more than 1 requirement for the CJS Major.
Criminal Justice students are required to take 7 courses at the 300+ levels. Please note the requirement of 7 courses does not include any course that may transfer to Rider as a 300 level course.
Mercer student interested in the College of Continuing Studies (CCS) should contact that division directly.
For transfer credit Mercer students must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.


Requirements are subject to change. This Advising Guide is best used in consultation with an advisor.


COURSES REMAINING FOR A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AT RIDER UNIVERSITY*

Course Number Rider University Course Name or Core Area Credits Notes*
(if course can be taken at Mercer, indicate course number)
Mercer students need to complete 120 credits for the Bachelor’s degree.    
     
Rider University requires students to take 7 – 300+ level Criminal Justice courses for the Major. Please note the requirement of 7 courses does not include any course that may transfer to Rider as a 300 level course.    
     
     

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Transfer Services
Mercer County Community College
609-570-3397
[email protected]

OR

Headshot of Jennifer Cook
Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admission
Ciambelli Hall

Fall 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Middlesex County College
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Brookdale Community College
Wednesday, October 2, 2019