This program provides an excellent foundation for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. The program is structured to present the student with exploratory academic experiences in criminal justice.
Students who have completed the program will demonstrate the ability and skill to:
Describe the criminal justice system
Explain crime and criminological theories
Explain crime sources, trends and outcomes
Articulate criminological theories
Demonstrate current methods used to collect and analyze evidence
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to applicants who are high school graduates,
High School Equivalency (HSE) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.
Students may download the Program Requirements to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.
The RCGC Catalog provides class descriptions.
The Class Schedule Listing shows the availability of classes for each semester.
Current students please visit rcgc.edu/advisement to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. Future students please visit
rcgc.edu/appointments to learn more about how to get started.
NOTE: Students involved with other groups (Educational Opportunity Fund, Student Athlete, etc.) report to that advisor.