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
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing COM 101 and COM 102
COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals COM 103
Mathematics (Statistics Preferred)
MATH 132: Statistics for Business
MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
College Level Math
MTH 212
MTH 139
*Choose IAI approved course/s
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours)
Life Science and Physical Science Choose IAI approved course/s
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)
Humanities and Fine Arts: (Choose at least 1 Humanities and 1 Fine Arts) Choose IAI approved course/s
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** Choose IAI approved course/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

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.


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

of December 2018