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Criminology A.A. Transfer Plan-SPCThis A.A. transfer plan is intended for students who want to pursue a bachelor's degree in Criminology at state universities and colleges in Florida that offer it. Students who complete these requirements graduate from SPC with an Associate in Arts Degree and meet the state-mandated pre-requisites of their four-year major.

A degree in Criminology can prepare you for a career in corrections, law enforcement, social services, counseling, casework, security, loss prevention, forensics or private investigation.

Criminology Transfer Plan

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2024 (640)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2024 (640), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Summary

This Program of Study is intended to assist in the transfer advising process. Students following a transfer plan (CRIM-TR) will graduate with an Associate of Arts degree from SPC. The following requirements include State Mandated Prerequisite courses and are intended to prepare students for transfer into a Criminology Bachelor's degree within the State of Florida (CIP Code 45.0401). The following subplans prepare students to transfer into a specific concentration or institution: • General Criminology (CRIM) - any institution in Florida • FAMU Criminal Justice (FMCRIM) [CIP 43.0104] • USF St. Petersburg Criminology (FSPCRIM) • USF Tampa Criminology (FTCRIM) Students should always consult with the desired institution to determine if the anticipated program is limited access and to ensure the correct coursework is being taken (including any foreign language requirements), and see if additional requirements exist (e.g., minimum GPA). For institution specific information, click here to access the FloridaShines website.

Fuse & Ignite Program Information

Students must declare their enrollment in the Fuse or Ignite Programs. Those pursuing the Fuse Program must declare their enrollment before completing 30 credit hours. Students in these programs must meet certain eligibility criteria to ensure their guaranteed admission to their intended program: minimum GPA, completing the courses outlined in the Academic Pathway, completing all State Mandated Prerequisites, and graduating with an Associate of Arts degree. To declare enrollment in the Fuse or Ignite Programs, or to check eligibility status, please make an appointment with your academic advisor. A list of fuse majors can be found at www.spcollege.edu/fuse. A list of Ignite majors can be found at www.spcollege.edu/ignite.

Academic Pathway

Academic Pathways

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
  • the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • suggested course when more than one option exists
  • which semester each course is typically offered
  • if the course has a prerequisite
  • courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Program Leadership Information

Dr. Susan Demers
Dean, College of Public Safety Administration

Florida CIP Code

1192401010 - ASSOCIATE IN ARTS

Federal CIP Code

24.0101 - Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.