Criminal Justice: Economic Crime (A.S.)

HEGIS: 5505

SUNY CODE: 1454

Economic Crime investigators are responsible for uncovering breaches of security resulting from high-tech crimes. Job responsibilities include investigating insurance fraud, credit card fraud, computer security, internal and corporate security, financial investigations and Internet commerce fraud. Students in this program study basic Criminal Justice topics such as criminal law, private security and criminology and will benefit from a program focus on technology that features several computer courses.

The goals of this program are to:

  • introduce students to the skills and knowledge needed to work within the field of accounting and/or law enforcement; and
  • introduce students to critical thinking skills by emphasizing thoroughness of topic research and exploration as well as creative problem solving within their discipline and related disciplines.

Successful graduates from this program will be able to:

  • express knowledge of fundamental criminal justice, accounting, and finance; and
  • utilize critical thinking skills by emphasizing thoroughness of topic research and exploration as well as creative problem solving within their discipline and related disciplines.

Transfer Information

Graduates of this program are well prepared for transfer into baccalaureate degree programs in Economic Crime. Articulation agreements with Utica College and Hilbert College provide opportunities for seamless transfer.

Program of Study

1st Year

1st Semester

BU 114Accounting I

4

CJ 120Intro Criminal Justice

3

CJ 122Intro Economic Crime Invest

3

EN 111English I - College Writing

3

FS 100First Year Student Seminar

1

Science Elective

3-4

Total Credit Hours:17-18

2nd Semester

BU 115Accounting II

3

CJ 240Fraud Examination

3

EN 112English II - Intro to Lit

3

MA 124Contemporary Math

3

SS 161Introductory Sociology

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:16

2nd Year

3rd Semester

CJ 123Criminal SubstantiveLaw

3

MA 127Mathematical Statistics I

3

American History

3

OR

Western Civilization Selective

3

English Elective

3

OR

Humanities Elective

3

OR

Foreign Language Elective

3

Laboratory Science Elective

4

Total Credit Hours:16
English or Humanities or Foreign Language Elective

Students must select one (1) from the following categories: Other World Civilizations, The Arts, or Foreign Language. 

Western Civilization Selective
This selection must be a Social Science course.

 

 

4th Semester

BU 265Corporate Finance

3

CJ 124Criminal Procedure Law

3

SS 136Criminology

3

SS 186Intro Microeconomics

3

English Elective

3

OR

Humanities Elective

3

OR

Foreign Language Elective

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:16
English or Humanities or Foreign Language Elective

Students must select one (1) from the following categories: Other World Civilizations, The Arts, or Foreign Language.

Total Credit Hours: 65-66

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