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Cincinnati State Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Articulation Agreement

  • Originating Institution: Cincinnati State Technical & Community College
  • Degree/Program: Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Target Institution and Campus: Miami University Regionals
  • Degree/Program: Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Agreement last updated May, 11, 2015  - check with department for any updates

Students who complete the Associate of Arts (AA) in Criminal Justice from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College may transfer into the Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice (BSCJ) at Miami University.

This document is meant to be a guide only. Your final degree requirements are established when you enter (matriculate) to Miami and are detailed in your Degree Audit Report (DAR) provided by Miami. Work closely with a Miami academic advisor to clarify your final requirements.

Students entering this program must meet all Miami University admission requirements available on the Admission website. To graduate with Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, students must also meet Miami's general requirements for graduation. including a minimum of 30 credit hours taken at Miami, 12 of the last 30 credit hours taken at Miami, and a 2.00 cumulative grade point average upon graduation.

Schedule of Classes
Cincinnati State Course Semester Hours Miami Equivalent Course
All degree-seeking students must complete a First Year Experience (FYE) course as part of the first 12 credit hours taken at Cincinnati State 1-3 EDT 110 Learning Strategies for College Success. Counts as elective hour(s) toward graduation
ENG 101 English Composition 3 ENG 111 English Composition
MAT 130 Intermediate Algebra for Statistics 3 MTHX Elective credit
PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology 3 PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology (SS)
SOC 105 Introduction to Sociology 3 SOC 151 Social Relations (SS)
ENG 102 Composition and Argument 3 ENG 112 Composition & Literature
ENG 102 Composition and Argument 3 Composition & Literature
MAT 131 Statistics 3 STA 261 Statistics
MUS 102 Music History: 20th Century 3 Elective hours toward graduation
ART 111 or ART 112 Art History 3 ART 187 or ART 188 (FA)
HST 112 American History: 1877 to Present 3 HST 112 Survey of American History (HU)
CRJ 105 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 CJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice
Any Ohio Transfer Module Science Course 4 Requirement fulfilled with completion of Ohio Transfer Module course*
HUM 190 Career Exploration Seminar 2 Elective hours toward graduation
CRJ 110 Introduction to Policing 3 CJS 211 Law Enforcement
CRJ 115 Introduction to Corrections 3 CJS 281 Introduction to Corrections
Any Ohio Transfer Module Science Course 4 Requirement fulfilled with completion of Ohio Transfer Module course*
PHI 110 Ethics 3 PHL 131 Problems fo Moral & Social Values (HU)
COM 110 Public Speaking 3 COM 135 Elective toward graduation
HUM 191 Part-time Cooperative Education 1 1 CJS 220 Field Internship
SPN 101 Elementary Spanish 4 SPN 101 Beginner's course (elective)
SPN 102 Elementary Spanish 2 4 SPN 102 Beginner's course (elective)
CRJ 125 Criminology 3 CJS 271 Criminal Behavior(elective)
HUM 192 Part-time Cooperative Education 2 1 CJS 220 Field Internship
Total Hours 66-68

Remaining coursework to complete BSCJ

CJS 231 Law & Individual Rights or CJS 232 - Criminal Defense/Adjudication (3)
CJS 125 Law & the Courts (3)
CJS 451 Comparative Justice Systems (also meets MP III) (3)
CJS 461 Applied Research Methods (3)
CJS 485 -- Criminal Justice Capstone (3)
Criminal Justice Electives (15)
Thematic Sequence (9-12)

Other Miami University Requirements:

  • Admissions pre-requisite program: In some cases, students are admitted into the Miami University Regional programs/ yet have not fulfilled the required math and foreign language pre-requisites. These pre-requisites must be completed prior to graduating from a baccalaureate program at Miami University.
  • Residency requirement of 32 semester hours; 12 of the last 20 hours must be taken at Miami University
  • Minimum of 30 hours of criminal justice coursework required
  • Minimum of 21 hours of Miami University criminal justice coursework
  • Maximum of six hours of independent study
  • Minimum of 128 semester hours are required to graduate
  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA required to graduate