Apr 01, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer Guide JCCC AA to UCM BS Criminal Justice and Criminology

Johnson County Community College

The below courses are required for BS Criminal Justice and Criminology majors and can be fulfilled at JCCC as part of the AA Emphasis in Criminal Justice degree requirements. If these courses are not taken at JCCC they must be completed at UCM. The full list of JCCC AA requirements can be found in the JCCC Catalog.

Students who transfer to UCM with an Associate of Arts degree are considered to have met all general education requirements at UCM, with the exception of those required by the major (see UCM General Education Requirements below, if applicable).

AA General Education Requirements: 30 Semester Hours

Please see the JCCC Catalog for AA general education requirements.

AA Emphasis in Criminal Justice Requirements: 24 Semester Hours

AA Electives for Criminal Justice: 9 Semester Hours

Note: The following courses can be taken at JCCC to fulfill the CJ elective requirement at UCM, but they do not articulate to a specific CJ course: CJ 228, CJ 150, CJ 201, and CJ 230.

Minimum Total Hours Required for JCCC AA Emphasis in Criminal Justice: 60 Semester Hours

UCM BS Criminal Justice

The below list of courses represents the requirements a student will have left to complete after transferring to UCM with an Associate of Arts degree. Any courses listed above not taken at JCCC must be completed as part of BS requirements.

Major Requirements: 15 Semester Hours

Free Choice Electives: 45 Semester Hours

Free choice elective hours may vary depending on transfer coursework and course selection at UCM.

Students must take at least 30 upper-level (3000/4000) hours to graduate. Courses taken at JCCC that articulate to upper-level UCM courses do not count towards upper-level hours.

See the Degree/Certificate Requirements  section of this catalog (under Hours in Residence) for more information.

Minimum Total Hours Required for BS: 120 Semester Hours

This guide is based on the UCM 2021 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 JCCC Course Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.