Morton College

MC Criminal Justice Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist criminal justice students with their transition to Saint Xavier University. Please refer to the general education requirements for an A.A. or A.S. degree found in the Morton College (MC) Academic Catalog.

Criminal justice students participate in the planned sequence of the liberal arts core to prepare them with an understanding of the moral, philosophical, historical and scientific base from which to understand and make decisions and judgments when presented with criminal justice topics.

Students who complete the majority of their general education requirements prior to transferring to SXU, may qualify for the IAI GECC Articulation Agreement with the exception of Philosophy 150: The Examined Life and a religious studies course.

General Education Courses

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ENG 101: Rhetoric I ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
ENG 102: Rhetoric II ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective
SPE 101: Principles of Public Speaking COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics (3-4 credit hours) 
Statistics is preferred
MAT 141: Statistics MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours)
Choose IAI approved course/s Life Science and Physical Science (one lab required)
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)**
Choose IAI approved course/s **Students have the opportunity to satisfy 6 credit hours from the Humanities/Fine Arts General Education at SXU by completing PHIL 150 and a religious studies course.
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
CJ 101 must be taken at SXU CJ 101: Intro to Criminal Justice
(Satisfies Social Science General Education)
Choose IAI approved course/s Two additional Social/Behavioral Sciences from at least 2 disciplines.
Diversity Studies (3 credit hours)
*See note for IAI waivers Cultures within the U.S.
Global Studies (3 credit hours)
*See note for IAI waivers Cultures Outside of the U.S.

*IAI Waivers are available for those students who transfer to SXU with an A.A. or A.S. degree or complete the majority of their General Education Core prior to transferring.

Major Requirements

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  CJ 101: Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
LAW 101: Introduction to Law Enforcement CJ 201: Law Enforcement and Society
  CJ 202: Corrections
  CJ 214: Law, Courts and Justice
  CJ 294: Statistics and Research Design I
  CJ 295: Statistics and Research Design II
  CJ 312: Criminology
  CJ 316: Victimology
  CJ 368: Criminal Justice Senior Seminar
See Criminal Justice Electives Three Criminal Justice Electives (9 credit hours): 2 of the 3 must be 300-level courses

Transferable Electives

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LAW 201; LAW 202; LAW 203; LAW 204; LAW 205; LAW 206; LAW 207; LAW 208; LAW 210 Criminal Justice Electives (200 level)

Additional Information

CJ 294, CJ 295, CJ 312, and CJ 368 and 6 additional credit hours in criminal justice must be taken at Saint Xavier University. A grade of "C" or better is required for courses in the major of criminal justice.

Please refer to the SXU Academic Catalog for any additional information.


Office of Admission Transfer Student Services Center
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Phone: 773-298-3510

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