University of Houston-Victoria
Provost

Transfer Plan for Houston Community College - Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Sciences

Total of 40 hours must be upper division level.

30 of the last 36 upper division semester hours must be completed at UHV.

Core Requirements

Communication – 6 semester hours

Select 2 from

  • ENGL 1301
  • ENGL 1302
  • ENGL 2311

Mathematics – 3 semester hours

  • MATH 1314

Life and Physical Sciences – 7 semester hours

Select 2 from

  • HCC core approved list

Language, Philosophy and Culture – 3 semester hours

  • PHIL 2306
  • Other valid course 

Creative Arts – 3 semester hours

Select 1 from

  • HCC core approved list

American History – 6 semester hours

Select 2 from

  • HIST 1301 1302, 2301, 2328, or 2381

Government– 6 semester hours

  • GOVT 2305
  • GOVT 2306

Social and Behavioral Science - 3 semester hours

  • PSYC 2301

Speech – 3 semester hours

  • SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321

Computer Proficiency - 3 semester hours

  • COSC 1301

Lower-Division Criminal Justice Major Core Courses

  • Must take 2 Science courses with lab
  • CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • 18-21 semester hours CRIJ Lower-Division Electives (optional)

Lower-Division Free Electives

0-15 semester hours

  • As needed to satisfy minimum requirements of 120 hours for degree.

*Students taking 60 hours above receive an Associate of Arts degree from HCC

UHV Upper-Division Courses

  • ENGL 3430 Professional Writing
  • CRIJ 3310 Foundations of Criminal Justice
  • CRIJ 3316 Ethics of Social Control
  • CRIJ 3318 Criminology
  • CRIJ 3314 Criminal Justice Administration
  • CRIJ 4320 Senior Seminar
  • Upper-Division Criminal Justice Elective

Students transferring with 18-21 hours of Lower Division Criminal Justice Courses

  • 15 semester hours CRIJ Upper-Division

Student without Lower Division Criminal Justice Courses

  • CRIJ 3321 American Courts Systems
  • CRIJ 4313 Juvenile Justice Systems
  • CRIJ 4321 Policing a Democratic Society
  • 6 semester hours CRIJ Upper-Division Electives

Upper-Division Free Electives

15 semester hours of UD Electives