College of DuPage/Lewis University Degree Programs
Beginning with the fall 2011 semester, College of DuPage and Lewis University will offer a convenient, affordable and streamlined approach to earn both the Associate in Arts in Criminal Justice from the College of DuPage and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal/Social Justice degree from Lewis University.
Who can enroll in the program?
- All classes will be offered on-site at the COD Glen Ellyn campus.
- The program takes full advantage of the first-of-its-kind Homeland Security Education Center, opening in fall 2011.
- The 129 credit hour program includes 93 credit hours of COD coursework and 36 credit hours of Lewis University coursework.
- Students pay COD tuition rates for 93 credit hours, with the final 36 Lewis hours offered at a significantly reduced rate.
How does the program work?
- Students who have completed an Associate in Arts degree in Criminal Justice at COD.
- Students who have completed an Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice at COD and take the necessary additional general education coursework to earn an Associates of Arts or Science.
- New students to COD who indicate their intent to enter the 3+1 program.
- Students can apply for admission to Lewis when they are six months away from completing their associate degree.
- The student completes the 72 hours of coursework at COD to fulfill the requirements for the AA in Criminal Justice at COD.
- Upon completing the AA, the student blends 21 credit hours of additional COD courses posted at the Lewis 300 level with 27 Lewis Criminal/Social Justice coursework and 9 hours of Lewis Mission courses with Lewis faculty on the COD campus.
- The student must earn a grade of "B" or higher in the additional 21 COD credit hours.
Contact an adviser for more information about enrolling in the program.
Director of Recruitment and External Relations
Department of Justice, Law and Public Safety Studies
One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446
Office: (815) 836-5342
Cell: (815) 272-6900
3+1 Programs Representative
Office of Admissions & Outreach
College of DuPage
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Office: (630) 942-3146
Fax: (630) 790-2686
College of DuPage and Lewis University 3+1 Bachelor of Arts Degree