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RVCC: Criminal Justice Transfer Advising Guide

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Criminal Justice (A.A.) from Raritan Valley Community College to Criminal Justice (B.A.) at Rider University

RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COURSE
Criminal Justice
Credit RIDER UNIVERSITY COURSE/AREA SATISFIED
Criminal Justice B.A. (Credits, 120)
Credit
First Semester      
ENGL 111 English Composition I 3 CMP 120 Expository Writing 3
Mathematics 1,2 3/4 Mathematics Course Ʊ 3/4
SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology 3 SOC 101 Sociological Imagination 3
CISY 102 Computer Literacy 3 CIS 185 Information Systems Essentials 3
CRMJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 SOC 219 Introduction to Criminal Justice: Police, Courts & Corrections 3
  15/16   15/16
Second Semester      
ENGL 112 English Composition II 3 CMP 125 Research Writing 3
Science w Lab 2 4 Science w Lab Ʊ 4
Communication 2 Suggest:
COMM 101 Speech
OR
COMM 110 Interpersonal Communication
3 COM 104 Speech Communication
OR
COM 251 Interpersonal Communication
3
HIST 201 U.S. History Beginnings to 1877 3 HIS 180 U.S. History I 3
CRMJ 211 Criminology
OR
CRMJ 212 Juvenile Delinquency
3 SOC 206 Deviance & Crime
OR
SOC 216 Youth & Crime
3
  16   16
Third Semester      
HIST 202 U.S. History 1877 to Present 3 HIS 181 U.S. History II 3
Mathematics or Science 1,2 3/4 Mathematics or Science Ʊ 3/4
PSYC 103 Introduction to Psychology 3 PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
CRMJ 232 Criminal Law
OR
CRMJ 233 Criminal Procedure
3 LAW 365 Rights of the Accused
OR
POL 361 The Judicial Process
3
Humanities Credits 2 3 Liberal Arts Elective Ʊ 3
  15/16   15/16
Fourth Semester      
POLI 121 American Government & Politics 3 POL 100 Introduction to American Politics 3
PHIL 106 Current Moral & Social Issues
OR
PHIL 114 Ethics
3 PHL 202 Social Philosophy
OR
PHL 115 Ethics
3
Humanities Credits 2 3 Liberal Arts Elective Ʊ 3
Criminal Justice Elective 3 3 Criminal Justice Elective Ʊ 3
SOCI 231 American Minority Relations 3 SOC 207 Racial & Ethnic Relations 3
  15   15
TOTAL 61/63 TOTAL 60

Rider Course Option: Select One Course Only:
PHL-115 Ethics (3) (Core)
SOC-206 Theories of Deviance & Crime (3) (CJ Core)
These courses fall under choices for Crime & Social Groups Issues:
LAW-150 Introduction to Forensics (3) (CJ Core)
LAW-302 Crime & Justice in the Media (3)
SOC-313 Gender & Criminal Justice (3)
SOC-322 Punishment & Corrections (3)
Following completion of 30 credits and the Rider Intent to Enroll Form and while a student at Raritan
Valley; students have the option to take a course at Rider that counts toward the Rider degree. The selected course allows the RVCC student to experience first-hand the academic environment at Rider. See Raritan Valley or Rider Transfer Representatives. Contact information listed below.

Raritan Valley Community College Footnotes
1 – Mathematics by official placement test. Students may not take courses below placement level.
2 – Select a course from the appropriate category of the General Education list.
3 – Choose any non-duplicated CRMJ course.

Rider University Footnotes
21- Rider Students are required to complete a minimum of 5 courses at the 300 & 400 levels for the Criminal Justice Major. Please note the requirement of 5 courses does not include any course that may transfer into Rider as a 300 level course.
Ʊ – Students have a number of options to satisfy this requirement; courses are evaluated on an individual basis.
For transfer the RVCC student must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses for transfer credit.
Please consult the Rider Admission Representatives as early as possible in the academic transfer process to maximize the efficiency of credits from RVCC to Rider.
Students interested in the College of Continuing Studies (CCS) should contact that division directly.


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 RVCC, indicate course number)
Rider Students are required to complete a minimum of 5 courses at the 300 & 400 levels for the Criminal Justice Major. Please note the requirement of 5 courses does not include any course that may transfer into Rider as a 300 level course.    
     
Rider Students must fulfill the 120 credits to earn the B.A., Criminal Justice    
     

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Have questions?

Paul Michaud
Director of Transfer & Career Services
Raritan Valley Community College
908.526.1200 X 8333
[email protected]

OR

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

Spring 2020 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Ocean County College
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Mercer County Community College
Monday, March 2, 2020