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2012-2013 Official General Catalog 
2012-2013 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Criminal Justice-Police: A.A.S.

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Associate in Applied Science

This program is designed for full-time students desiring employment after two years of study. Careful planning and selection of courses is necessary to complete the program in two years. Many students take advantage of summer terms to fill general education requirements. Consult the Criminal Justice Department Chair for specific details on selection of proper electives. Criminal Justice courses are described on page 122. Graduation from this program of study may now be completed at Broome Community College by completing all course requirements during the day.

The program also is designed to meet the needs of students wishing to transfer to a four-year degree program upon graduation from Broome Community College.

Students entering Criminal Justice must understand that most law enforcement agencies have physical, psychological, and medical fitness standards, and require a background free of felony and serious misdemeanor convictions. In some cases, juvenile delinquency adjudications may exclude a person from employment in any level of law enforcement.

This course of study is not intended for prospective law school students.

SEQUENCE OF COURSES: This model is a two-year course schedule for students meeting all program requirements and deciding to pursue full-time study. Schedules will be redesigned for those requiring preparatory courses or those deciding to pursue part-time study. Students placed into ENG 090 are required to take CRJ 102 before taking any other Criminal Justice course.

Program supervised by:
Kathleen McKenna, Chairman
Office: Business Building, Room 106
Telephone: 607 778-5139/607 778-5008
E-mail: mckennakm@sunybroome.edu



Fall Semester 16 Credits

  • Approved Social Science/Civic Education Credits: 3
  • Humanities/Arts/Foreign Language/Philosophy Credits: 3

Spring Semester 15 Credits

  • CRJ Elec. Approved Criminal Justice Elective Credits: 3
  • CRJ Elec. Approved Criminal Justice Elective Credits: 3
  • Approved Social Science Credits: 3

Approved Humanities, Arts, and Language courses:


Foreign Language

 Any Foreign Language course above the 100 level.


Two writing emphasis courses (w) are required after completing ENG 110 and at least one before enrolling in ENG 220.

# Mathematics courses are by placement test; students usually take MAT 113, 114, 124 or 136. (Developmental math may be necessary but is not creditable toward degree.) MAT 113 and MAT 114 meet graduation requirements for BCC. Students wishing to transfer to a four-year school are strongly encouraged to complete the sequence MAT 115/116 (Mathematics for General Education), or MAT 124 (Statistics) and/or MAT 136 (College Algebra and Trigonometry).

Note: Courses taken at a state-approved police academy will be reviewed for credit on an individual basis.

Total Credits: 62-63

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