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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Social Sciences - Programs of Study

Criminal Justice 
A.A. Degree (Transfer)
An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
For curriculum information, contact the Social Sciences and Teacher Education Division—Room ST-149—443-518-1620.
   
GENERAL EDUCATION CORECredits
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s
total of general education and required courses must equal
at least 60 semester hours of credit.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts & 
 Literature1Humanities Core Course (see p. 64)
 Arts Core Course (see p. 64)
 Literature Core Course (see p. 63)9-11
Social Sciences2Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Courses
 (see p. 65)6
ScienceScience Core Courses (see p. 66; must include
 one course with lab) 7-8
MathematicsMathematics Core Course (see p. 66)3-5
InterdisciplinaryCMSY-110 Software Applications for Micros3
   
REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJOR
Choose one of the tracks and complete all courses listed for the track.
   
Criminal Justice Track
APPLICATION CODE 90A
The Criminal Justice track is designed as a guide for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in Criminology/Criminal Justice. It is designed to prepare students who plan to ultimately serve the community on a local, state, or national level in the fields of law enforcement, parole and probation, juvenile justice corrections, law, or criminal justice research. Articulation has been established with the University of Baltimore and the University of Maryland, College Park and it is recommended that students check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer. Police academy graduates may also receive credit for prior learning and should contact the criminal justice coordinator.
   
CRIM-101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CRIM-102Criminology3
Criminal JusticeAny two courses with a CRIM-prefix6
History CoreAny History Core course (see p. 65)3
POLI-101American Federal Government3
POLI-102State and Local Government3
PSYC-101General Psychology3
SOCI-101Introduction to Sociology3
Arts and SciencesArts and Sciences Electives (see p. 67)3
  61-66
   
   
1One Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Arts Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus another Humanities, Arts, and Literature Core (3 credits) in a second discipline other than a world language satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.
2One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.
   
Computer Forensics Track
APPLICATION CODE 90B
The Computer Forensics track is for those students who plan to pursue entry level careers in the emerging field of computer forensics or are seeking advanced skill in the examination and preservation of electronic evidence using computer forensics standards and documentation.  Computer forensics involves the examination and preservation of electronic evidence for use in legal proceedings, administrative hearings, information technology, and business.  Articulation has been established with the University of Baltimore, and it is recommended that students check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer. 
   
CFOR-101Computer Forensics I3
CFOR-200Computer Forensics II3
CFOR-210Computer Forensics III3
CFOR-250Computer Network Forensics Technology3
CRIM-101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CRIM-102Criminology3
CRIM-190Criminal Justice Internship
 OR 
CRIM-201Introduction to Criminal Law3
CRIM-210Criminal Evidence and Procedure3
PSYC-101General Psychology3
SOCI-101Introduction to Sociology3
  61-66
   
   

hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST