For HCC Students

As of September 13, 2012, students who graduate with an associate degree in criminal justice at Holyoke Community College will be accepted into the Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice program at Elms College.

Elms College and HCC faculty will work together to ensure transfer students meet all requirements during their time at HCC.

Program Prerequisites

You must enter the program with  60 earned credits from your associate's degree program. The bachelor degree program requires 120 credits. You can transfer in a maximum of 78 credits from HCC. A minimum of 42 credits must be earned through Elms College. All Elms College core and program requirements must be met.

To read the articulation agreement between HCC and Elms, click here.

HCCWill be accepted for Elms
ENG 101 Language and Literature IENG101 Rhetoric
MAT 142 StatisticsMAT109 Statistics
FRS 101 Introduction to Forensic ScienceBIO113 Forensic Science
PSY 110 Introduction to PsychologyPSY101 General Psychology
SOC 110 Introduction to SociologySOC101 Introductory Sociology
PHI 120 EthicsPHI242 Ethics
ENG 102 Language and Literature IICore literature requirement
Humanities Elective in the fine/performing artsCore fine/performing arts requirement
CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal JusticeCRJ101 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJ 205 Criminal Investigation and Crime AnalysisCRJ280 Principles of Criminal Investigations
CRJ 207 Police OperationsCRJ310 Policing in America
CRJ 103 Introduction to CorrectionsCRJ312 Corrections and Rehabilitation
CRJ 112 Criminal Law and ProcedureLEG209 Criminal Law and Procedure
CRJ 117 CriminologySOC306 Criminology
CRJ 105 Introduction to SecurityCriminal Justice Elective
CRJ 210 Human Relations: Diversity & Ethical IssuesCriminal Justice Elective
PSY240; SOC213; SOC214; or SOC220Criminal Justice Elective


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