Feb 23, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer Guide NCMC AAS Criminal Justice to UCM BS Criminal Justice and Criminology

North Central Missouri College

The below courses are required for BS Criminal Justice and Criminology majors and can be fulfilled at NCMC as part of the AAS Criminal Justice requirements. If any of the below courses are not taken at NCMC, they must be completed at UCM. The full list of NCMC AAS requirements can be found in the NCMC Catalog.​

Only courses with a grade of C or better (including transfer courses) may be used to fulfill a core requirement in any major or minor offered exclusively by the Department of Criminal Justice.

AAS General Education Requirements: 15 Semester Hours

Students who transfer to UCM with a completed Associate in Applied Science degree will need to complete the general education program at UCM. The below courses required by the AAS Criminal Justice degree at NCMC fulfill general education requirements at UCM. See The General Education Program Requirements page for full list of requirements.

AAS Program Requirements: 48 Semester Hours

Minimum Total Hours Required for NCMC AAS: 63 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 in Applied Science degree. Any courses listed above not taken at NCMC must be completed as part of BS requirements.

Major Requirements: 15 Semester Hours

Courses must be completed with a C or higher.

General Education Requirements: 22 Semester Hours

The following General Education  courses will need to be completed at UCM.

  • Foundational Skills: Writing II (3 hours)
  • Knowledge Area I (9 hours)
  • Knowledge Area II (7 hours)
  • Engagement (3 hours)

Free Choice Electives: 20 Semester Hours

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

Students must complete a minimum of 30 upper-level hours (3000/4000). Courses taken at NCMC 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 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 NCMC Course Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.