Criminal Justice at Spalding University | JCTC

Criminal Justice at Spalding University

Associate in Art/Science to Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Overview 

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for the Associates in Science at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and leads to the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice at Spalding University. 

Admission Requirements 

A 2.0 GPA is recommended for admission to the BS in Criminal Justice: 

  • 24 completed credits OR A conferred AA/AS degree
  • If less than 24 completed credits a cumulative GPA of 2.0 is recommended
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Kentucky Community and Technical College System 

Option 1: For those who have earned AS/AA- Qualify for the Block Credit Transfer (Gen Ed Certification status). This student would move directly into their Junior year of the Criminal Justice program. Below is the class that must be taken to progress toward upper level Criminal Justice course completion. We recommend taking the progression class, if possible, while pursuing your associate‚Äôs degree at JCTC. 

  • Associate of Arts = Gen Ed Certified
  • Associate of Science = Gen Ed Certified
  • Progression course(s):
    • Spalding Math 106 (Quantitative Reasoning) @ KCTCS Mat 141 or 146

 

Option 2: This pathway is intended for students who have not earned their AS/AA and wish to transfer before completing their degree at Jefferson.

TBS XXX means to be selected by KCTCS student.
TBD XXX means to be determined by Spalding based on course selected.

 
KCTCS Course Course or Category Credits Spalding Course
ENG 101 Writing I  3 ENGL 109
ENG 102 Writing II  3 ENGL 110
COM 181 Basic Public Speaking  3 COMM 201
PHI XXX Any Philosophy Gen Ed* 3 PHIL XXX
SOC 101  Introduction to Sociology 3 SOC 101 
TBS XXX 

Social Behavioral Science Gen Ed* 



TBD XXX
REL XXX 


Any Religious Studies Social Behavioral Gen Ed* 

3 RS XXX
HIS XXX  Heritage

3 HIST XXX 
BIO XXX


Any Biology Gen Ed* and Lab 4 BIOL XXX
MAT 150

College Algebra 3 MATH 113
STA 291 OR STA 151 OR STA 220

Statistical Techniques 3 MATH 231

Subtotal General Education Core Courses: 34

 
KCTCS Course Course or Category Credits Spalding Course
TBS XXX  Any Arts & Humanities Gen Ed*  HUM XXX
TBS XXX  Any Arts & Humanities Gen Ed*  HUM XXX

Subtotal AA Requirement Courses: 6

 
KCTCS Course Course or Category Credits Spalding Course

FYE 105

 

 

Achieving Academic Success 3 SU 100
CIT 105 or IC3 Intro to Computers 0-3  
TBS XXX 

Any Arts & Humanities Gen Ed* 



HUM XXX
ENG XXX

Any English Literature Gen Ed*

3

ENG XXX
TBS XXX

Any Comm Gen Ed* or Foreign Language 


3(4)
COMM XXX

REL XXX 

Any Religious Studies Gen Ed* 

 

6-9 RS XXX

One of the courses taken at KCTCS must be selected from the KCTCS identified Cultural Studies course list to fulfill requirements for the Associate in Arts.

Subtotal Elective Courses: 21

TOTAL Associate Degree Hours: 61