header1

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

Saint Xavier University Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
Communication
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing COM 101 and COM 102
COMM 101: Speech COM 103
Mathematics (Statistics Preferred)
MATH 132: Statistics for Business
or
MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
or
College Level Math
MTH 212
or
MTH 139
or
*See catalog for IAI approved course
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours)
Life Science and Physical Science *See catalog for IAI approved courses
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)
Humanities and Fine Arts: (Choose at least 1 Humanities and 1 Fine Arts) *See catalog for IAI approved courses
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
CJ 101: Introduction to Criminal Justice System CRJ 101
Two additional Social/Behavioral Sciences from at least 2 disciplines including History General Education** *See catalog for IAI approved courses

*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.

**As of Academic Catalog 2018-2019, students are required to take one U.S. and one non-U.S. History course. See IAI waiver note.

Major Requirements

Saint Xavier University Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
CJ 101: Introduction to the Criminal Justice System CRJ 101
CJ 201: Law Enforcement and Society CRJ 201
CJ 202: Corrections CRJ 106
CJ 214: Law, Courts and Justice NO EQUIVALENCY
CJ 294: Statistics and Research Design I NO EQUIVALENCY
CJ 295: Statistics and Research Design II NO EQUIVALENCY
CJ 312: Criminology NO EQUIVALENCY
CJ 316: Victimology NO EQUIVALENCY
CJ 368: Criminal Justice Senior Seminar NO EQUIVALENCY
Three Criminal Justice Electives (9 credit hours): 2 of the 3 must be 300-level courses See Transferable Electives

Transferable Electives

Saint Xavier University Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
CJ Electives CRJ 104, 105, 107, 110, 111, 206, 207, 210, 219, 233, or 237

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.

Contact

Office of Admission Transfer Student Services Center
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Email: admission@sxu.edu
Phone: 773-298-3510
Email: transfercenter@sxu.edu


As
of December 2018