2014-2015 Undergraduate Bulletin

CUNY Justice Academy Programs

(Joint/2+2 Associate/Baccalaureate Degrees with CUNY Community Colleges)

Criminal Justice Partnerships

These programs are for students who have an interest in the field of criminal justice. They are joint degree programs the community colleges of the City University of New York, in which students receive an associate degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice (Institutional Theory and Practice) at John Jay College. Graduates of the associate programs are automatically accepted in John Jay’s program provided that they meet the academic and grade requirements (2.0 or better GPA) to continue with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice at John Jay College.

Economics Partnerships

Hostos Community College and Queensborough Community College offer an Associate in Science degree in Accounting for Forensic Accounting as a jointly registered, dual admission program with the Bachelor of Science in Economics: Forensic Financial Analysis at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. After successful completion of the lower division at the community college, students will have a seamless transition to the upper division of the Baccalaureate program at John Jay. This program consists of courses that will allow students to pursue further education and careers in management, business, and financial operations, and the opportunity and encouragement to succeed in these fields.

Criminal Justice is a growing field of study that provides intellectual stimulation and practical experience for students with an interest in police science, law, security management, and other fields that incorporate supporting the infrastructure of the law, as well as working with people.

Forensic Science Partnerships

The Science for Forensics (SFF) Associate in Science (A.S.) degree programs are part of a joint program between CUNY community colleges and John Jay College of Criminal Justice for students with a strong interest in science, law, and public service. Graduates of the Science for Forensics A.S. program will continue their studies at John Jay College where they will earn a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science. To enter the Forensic Science program at John Jay, QCC graduates must have a 2.5 or better GPA in foundation coursework. Creation of this 2 + 2 partnership in forensic science opens up a new opportunity for New York City area students to receive an excellent education leading to exciting career paths. This joint degree program will provide future forensic scientists with the necessary scientific foundation and technical training in general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, data collection and analysis, oral and written communication skills, teamwork, and hands-on experience for successful, productive and rewarding careers in local, regional and national forensic science and chemistry-based laboratories, major research centers, university facilities, government testing labs, and public utilities.