Riverland Community College Criminal Justice Corrections AS

Transfer to BA in Criminal Justice

Quick Facts:

  • College credits applied = 45
  • Gen Ed/LASC goal areas & credits remaining = 9
  • Remaining requirements = 83

MN Transfer Curriculum/Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC)

Goal Area Requirement
Riverland Courses
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
Goal Area Requirement
Written/Oral Communication
(Met with recommended courses.)
Riverland Courses
ENGL 1101 Composition I (3 cr)
Goal Area
1, 2
MSUM Equivalent
ENGL 101 English Composition I
Goal Area Requirement
Written/Oral Communication
(Met with recommended courses.)
Riverland Courses
Recommended: SPCH 1100 Fundamental of Speech (3 cr) OR
Goal Area
1, 9
MSUM Equivalent
COMM 100 Speech Communication
Goal Area Requirement
Written/Oral Communication
(Met with recommended courses.)
Riverland Courses
SPCH 1200 Interpersonal Communication
Goal Area
1, 7
MSUM Equivalent
Goal Area 1
Goal Area Requirement
History/Social Behavioral Sciences
Riverland Courses
SOCI 1101 Intro to Sociology (3 cr) OR
Goal Area
5, 7
MSUM Equivalent
SOC 110 Intro to Sociology
Goal Area Requirement
History/Social Behavioral Sciences
Riverland Courses
SOCI 1103 Social Problems (3 cr)
Goal Area
5, 9
MSUM Equivalent
SOC 210 Social Problems
Goal Area Requirement
History/Social Behavioral Sciences
Riverland Courses
SOCI 2125 Cultural Diversity Psychology
Goal Area
5, 7
MSUM Equivalent
Goal Areas 5, 7
Goal Area Requirement
History/Social Behavioral Sciences
Riverland Courses
Elective Recommended: PSYC 1105 General Psychology (3 cr)
Goal Area
5, 7
MSUM Equivalent
PSY 113 General Psychology

Additional Courses Needed in Goal Areas to Fulfill 42 Credits for Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC)

In addition to the 30 MnTC credits earned with the AS, a minimum of 12 additional credits are needed to complete the LASC

Riverland Courses
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
Riverland Courses
CRJU 1103 Intro to Criminal Justice (3 cr)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
CJ 200 Intro to Criminal Justice
Riverland Courses
CRJU 2202 Juvenile Law & Procedures (3 cr)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
CJ 201 Intro to Juvenile Justice
Riverland Courses
CRJU 2122 *Criminal Procedures (3 cr)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
CJ 337 Criminal Procedures*
Riverland Courses
Other CRJU courses (21 cr)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
Electives

*This course transfers as equivalent, but it doesn’t count toward the 40 upper-division credit requirement.

Requirements Remaining to take at MSUM (60 cr includes LASC requirements)

Core Requirements:

  • CJ 300 Criminology (3)
  • CJ 335 Criminal Law (3)
  • CJ 400 Seminar in Criminal Justice (1- 4)

Related Requirements: (6 - 7) Research methods classes.
Recommended:

  • SOC 351 Quantitative Methods OR
  • SOC 352 Quantitative Research Methods AND
  • SOC 350 Methods & Statistics for Social Research

Emphasis (9 cr)
Choose from concentration in Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, or Sociology

Unrestricted Electives (12 - 14)
These credits must bring the total credits to at least 120. Internship is recommended. (See MSUM advisor for best options)

Restricted Electives (9)
(See MSUM advisor for best options)