ACADEMIC PLAN: A.S. to B.S. Degree Program
This Bachelor of Science
Public Safety and Security: Police Science
degree program is designed
for students who have earned Transfer Institution: Florida State University For more information
the AS degree in Criminal Code Program Length Panama City Campus
2168 66 credits Student Affairs
Justice and plan to earn a
Bachelors degree in Police Entrance Requirements (850) 718-2266
Science at Florida State
University Panama City. This Completion of an A.S. degree in Criminal Justice from a Florida public college with a minimum 2.0 GPA. The degree shall include
a minimum of 46 hours in professional core courses and 18 semester hours of transferable coursework that meets Florida’s general
Chipola program requires 66 education requirements including English and mathematics. An additional 18 semester hours of general education will be required before
hours to complete the degree. completion of the B.S. degree.
Students who articulate into STUDENTS MUST SATISFY THE STATE FOREIGN LANGUAGE ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENT WITHIN FIRST YEAR
AT FSU PANAMA CITY.
the BS program may only FSU requires competency in oral communications for graduation. If students took a speech course in high school or were
receive credit for 64 hours. members of a debate team, they may exempt this requirement during the FSU admissions process. If not, students should take SPC
2608 at Chipola to satisfy this requirement.
For additional program information, visit the FSU requires basic computer proficiency for graduation. CGS 1060 will satisfy this requirement; a grade of “C” or higher required.
This major will be accessible both on campus and online.
FSU PC website and program description.
You may receive information on the A.S.
degree on the Chipola Criminal Justice
academic plan. 1st Semester Sem. Hrs. 2nd Semester Sem. Hrs.
ENC 1101 1
Communication Skills I 4 XXX XXXX GENERAL ED. COURSE 3
Possible employment areas for police POS 2112 State and Local Government 3 CCJ 1010 Intro to Criminology 3
science include Local, State, and Federal XXX XXXX2 HUMANITIES 3 CCJ 1020 Intro to Criminal Justice 3
Law Enforcement Officers and Special XXX XXXX GENERAL ED. COURSE 3 CCJ 1500 Juvenile Delinquency 3
Agents, Air Marshall, Alcohol/Tobacco/ XXX XXXX1,3 NATURAL SCIENCE 3 CJE 2500 Police Operations 3
Firearms Agent, FBI Special Agent, US or XXX XXXX1,3 or MATHEMATICS XXX XXXX Criminal Justice Elective 3
Marshall, Border Patrol Agent, Conservation SLS 1101 Orientation 1
Officer, Criminal Investigator, Crime Scene TOTAL 17 TOTAL 18
Investigator, Intelligence Analyst, Secret
Service Agent, Fish & Game Warden, and SOPHOMORE YEAR
Immigration Inspector. For more information, 1st Semester Sem. Hrs. 2nd Semester Sem. Hrs.
please visit the the Occupational Outlook
Handbook CJC 1000 Intro to Corrections 3 XXX XXXX Criminal Justice Elective 3
CJT 2100 Criminal Investigations 3 XXX XXXX Criminal Justice Elective 3
The courses listed on this plan are not to be CJB 2301 Career Choices in Criminal Justice 1 XXX XXXX Criminal Justice Elective 3
construed as a contract between the XXX XXXX Criminal Justice Elective 3 XXX XXXX Criminal Justice Elective 3
student and Chipola or the University. XXX XXXX Criminal Justice Elective 3 XXX XXXX Criminal Justice Elective 3
Course requirements may change each XXX XXXX Criminal Justice Elective 3
year. You are encouraged to work closely TOTAL 16 TOTAL 15
with your advisor. 1
Non-credit developmental reading, writing, and/or math courses may also be required, depending on placement test scores. Contact an advisor for more details.
Choose from MUL 2010, MUE 1290, THE 1020, or any ARH or ART course.
3 For the B.S. degree, take a math (MAC XXXX or MGF XXXX). FSU PC requires six hours of Gordon Rule mathematics, three of which must be completed prior to
admission to the program.