B.S. in Criminology

OTC to MSU Sample Degree Completion Plan

This is a model two-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as how many hours you would like to take each semester and if you plan to take classes in the summer.

First Semester (OTC)
Credit
ENG 101 Composition I 3 hrs
CIS 101 Personal Computer Applications 3 hrs
Math 128 or 130 or higher 3 hrs
Humanities Block 1 3 hrs
Social Science 3 hrs
Total 15 hrs
Second Semester (OTC)
Credit
ENG 102 Composition II 3 hrs
BIO (must include a laboratory) 4 hrs
Social Science 3 hrs
COM 105 Public Speaking 3 hrs
CRJ 110 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 hrs
Total 16 hrs
Third Semester (OTC)
Credit
CRM or
PHY
(must include a laboratory) 4 hrs
Humanities Block II 3 hrs
HLT 101 Lifetime Wellness 2 hrs
CRJ 120 American Justice and Corrections 3 hrs
CRJ 210 Policing in America 3 hrs
Total 15 hrs
Fourth Semester (OTC)
Credit
Social Science 3 hrs
CRJ 225 Criminal Law and the Courts 3 hrs
Humanities Block I or II 3 hrs
Electives to total 7 hrs
Total 16 hrs
Fifth Semester (MSU or OTC)*
Credit
CRM 210 Introduction to the American
Criminal Justice System
3 hrs
CRM 250 Policing 3 hrs
CRM 260 Criminal Law and the Courts 3 hrs
CRM 270 Institutional and Community-Based Corrections 3 hrs
General Elective 3 hrs
Total 15 hrs
Sixth Semester (MSU)
Credit
CRM 320 Criminological Theory 3 hrs
CRM 330 Juvenile Justice 3 hrs
CRM 340 Research Methods in Criminology
and Criminal Justice
3 hrs
CRM elective 3 hrs
Total 12 hrs
Seventh Semester (MSU)
Credit
CRM 345 Quantitative Analysis for Criminology
and Criminal Justice
3 hrs
CRM 365 Criminal Procedure 3 hrs
CRM 380 Criminal Justice Organizations
and Management
3 hrs
CRM elective 3 hrs
Total 12 hrs
Eighth Semester (MSU)
Credit
CRM 355 Current Issues in Policing or 3 hrs
CRM 375 Current Issues in Corrections
CRM 598 Senior Seminar in Criminology
and Criminal Justice
3 hrs
Two CRM electives 6 hrs
Total 12 hrs

Please note: You will need to complete additional credit hours to reach upper division credit requirement and the 125 total credit requirement for graduation.

* Take the equivalent of Four 200 Level MSU Classes at OTC

MSU CRM 210 = OTC CRJ 110
MSU CRM 250 = OTC CRJ 210
MSU CRM 260 = OTC CRJ 225
MSU CRM 270 = OTC CRJ 120

OTC to MSU Criminology Brochure 

OTC to MSU
B.S. in Criminology Brochure


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