Criminal Justice: Crime & Intelligence Analysis (A.A.S.)

HEGIS: 5505

SUNY CODE: 2265

This program will focus on developing research and analytical skills to be used in either a crime analysis or intelligence unit within a variety of criminal justice agencies.  Crime analysis is utilized within law enforcement agencies to determine such things as staffing patterns and assignment of specialized units to interdict specifically targeted crimes and perpetrators.  They also develop profiles designed to help identify individual offenders by applying multifaceted crime analysis methods and are trained to predict future crimes by using statistical analysis and other specialized techniques.


The goals of this program are to:

  • prepare students for a variety of employment opportunities in the public as well as private sector;
  • introduce students to current crime analysis and intelligence theories and their applications to build their analytical, writing, and team management skills; and
  • focus on skill development in collecting and analyzing data to forecast criminal profiles, documenting illegitimate relationships between people, organizations and events, and using statistical techniques to solve crime problems.

Successful graduates from this program will be able to:

  • collect and interpret data and demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form;
  • apply analytic methods in strategic and tactical analysis in accordance with law enforcement and homeland security requirements;
  • utilize statistical research techniques and demonstrate a familiarity with computer operations and database management related to crime and intelligence analysis; and
  • make reliable decisions based on analytical ability, critical thinking skills.

Career Opportunities/Transfer Information

Potential employers for graduates of the Crime and Intelligence Analysis program include any local, state, or federal law enforcement or intelligence agency.  The various branches of the military utilize analysts as well as private contractors dealing with security issues.

Program of Study

1st Year

1st Semester

CJ 123Criminal SubstantiveLaw

3

CJ 125Intro to Law Enforcement

3

EN 111English I - College Writing

3

FS 100First Year Student Seminar

1

IS 115Computer Applications I

3

SS 151Intro Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours:16

2nd Semester

CJ 124Criminal Procedure Law

3

CJ 127Intro to Crime Analy & Cr Map

3

EN 112English II - Intro to Lit

3

MA 127Mathematical Statistics I

3

Arts Selective

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:16
Arts Selective
Students must select one (1) from the following:
HU 140Basic Photography

3

HU 146Intro Comp Graphics & Design

3

HU 148Digital Photography

3

2nd Year

3rd Semester

CJ 130Intelligence Analysis

3

CJ 200Intro to Criminal Invest Analy

3

IS 118Intro to Geograph Info Systems

3

American History Selective

3

English Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15
American History Selective
Student must select one (1) from the following:
SS 122American History II

3

SS 141American Government

3

SS 153Social Psychology

3

SS 155Abnormal Psychology

3

SS 170Introduction to Geography

3

English Elective
Student must select one (1) from the following:
EN 161Journalism

3

EN 225Public Speaking

3

EN 228Interpersonal Communication

3

4th Semester

CJ 250Adv Criminal Invest Analysis

3

SS 200Rsch & Analy Meth Crim Anal

3

SS 225Terrorism & Homeland Security

3

SS 227Gangs: Theory, Pract & Suppres

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Science Selective

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Total Credit Hours: 63

For more information, contact the Humanities and Social Science Division at (315) 866-0300 or toll free 1-888-GO-4-HCCC, ext. 8430.

This program complies with the State University General Education requirement.

This program is Internet accessible and may be completed entirely online. For more information access HCCC Internet Academy website: www.ia.herkimer.edu