The below courses are required for Criminal Justice and Criminology majors and can be fulfilled at MAC as part of the AAS Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement requirements. If these courses are not taken at MAC, they must be completed at UCM. The full list of MAC AAS requirements can be found in the MAC Catalog.
Students who transfer to UCM with a completed Associate of Applied Science will need to complete the general education program at UCM. Some courses are outlined below. See UCM General Education Requirements listed at the bottom of this guide.
AAS General Education Requirements: 21-24 Semester Hours
The below courses will be taken as part of the AAS requirements at MAC and fulfill UCM requirements (listed in parentheses).
CRJ 1710 Community Policing (3) transfers asELCT L801 Lower Level CJ Elective (fulfills required CJ elective)
CRJ 2300 Criminal Justice Career Prep (1) transfers asELCT L801 Lower Level CJ Elective (fulfills required CJ elective)
Minimum Total Hours Required for MAC AAS: 61-64 Semester Hours
UCM BS Criminal Justice and Criminology
The below list of courses represents the requirements a student will have left to complete after transferring to UCM with an Associate of Applied Science degree. Any courses listed above not taken at MAC must be completed as part of BS requirements.
Foundational Skills: Writing II (3 hours) *depending on transfer course completed OR
Foundational Skills: Communication (3 hours) *depending on transfer course completed
Knowledge Area I (9 hours)
Knowledge Area II (7 hours)
Engagement (3 hours)
Free Choice Electives: 19-22 Semester Hours
Free choice elective hours may vary depending on transfer coursework and course selection at UCM. Must include upper-level hours.*
*Students must complete 30 hours of upper-level (3000/4000) coursework. Courses taken at MAC that transfer to UCM as upper-level courses do not count towards upper-level hours.
Minimum Total Hours Required for BS: 120 Semester Hours
This guide is based on the UCM 2020 Undergraduate Catalog and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. Time to degree completion and course sequencing will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on planned placement in math, reading, and writing. See the current UCM Undergraduate Catalog and MAC Course Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.