South Suburban College

SSC 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 South Suburban College (SSC) 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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ENG 101
ENG 102
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective
SPE 108 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Statistics is preferred
MTH 126
College Level Math
MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
College Level Math
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours including a lab)
Choose IAI approve course/s Life Science and Physical Science
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)**
Choose IAI approve 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)
CJS 101 CJ 101: Introduction to Criminal Justice System
Choose IAI approve course/s Choose one Social Science, one History and one Social Science or History General Education.

Major Requirements

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CJS 101 CJ 101: Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  CJ 201: Law Enforcement and Society
CJS 106 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 Transferable Electives Three Criminal Justice Electives (9 credit hours)

Transferable Electives

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CJS 102; 103; 104; 105; 171; 201; 206; 207; 208; 209; 210; 211; 212; 212; 213; 214; 215; 220; 222; 227 CJ Elective - Two of the three must be 300-level courses.

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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