Moraine Valley Community College

MVCC 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 Moraine Valley Community College (MVCC) Academic Catalog.

If students complete the majority of their general education requirements prior to transferring to SXU, they 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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Communication (9 credit hours)
COM 101 ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
COM 102 ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective
COM 103 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Statistics is preferred
MTH 139
MTH 141
MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
MATH 112: College Algebra
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours, including a lab)
Choose IAI approved course/s Life Science and Physical Science
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)
CRJ 101 CJ 101: Introduction to Criminal Justice System
Choose IAI approved course/s Two additional Social/Behavioral Sciences from at least 2 disciplines including History General Education
*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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CRJ 101 CJ 101: Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  CJ: 202: Introduction to Corrections
CRJ 201 CJ 201: Law Enforcement and Society
  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 Transferable Electives Three Criminal Justice Electives (9 credit hours): 2 of the 3 must be 300-level courses

Transferable Electives

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CRJ 104; 105; 106; 107; 110; 111; 206; 207; 210; 219; 233; or 237 CJ Electives

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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