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Newberry Online is the flexible, fast-paced, affordable way to get the credentials you need to add momentum to your career. Our transfer-friendly credit evaluation process gives you maximum credit for previously taken coursework. Even better, our life experience credit allowance recognizes the knowledge you’ve already gained in the workforce, getting you that much closer to your goals after graduation. You get the same high quality academic experience as our traditional face-to-face programs with courses taught by our full-time professors as well as adjunct faculty with years of relevant work experience in your field of study. If your busy life is getting in the way of pursuing a traditional degree program, Newberry Online can get you back on track to complete your education goals.
Although law enforcement is the career goal for many Criminal Justice majors, the breadth and depth of the program across the social sciences provides students with ample preparation for a wide variety of career paths. The program helps create a solid foundation in social science principles and scientific inquiry that will prepare you for a wide variety of careers and/or graduate studies.
PROGRAM COMPLETION ROADMAP
Work with your program advisor to review your transfer credit evaluation, using the Program Completion Roadmap to ensure you have the correct distribution of courses. You can note previously completed courses for which we’ve granted credit and plan the remainder of your course requirements.
The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice is an online degree-completion program that will allow you to complete their bachelor of arts degree in 18 - 24 months. You must have completed a minimum of 45 credits that are eligible for transfer to Newberry College to enroll in the program. However, because an associate of arts degree will fullfill all but the religion course requirement for the Online Liberal Arts Core, we encourage you to complete your associate's degree before transferring.
You must complete 120 total credit hours to graduate with a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Newberry College. You may transfer up to 72 approved credit hours, which can include 18 hours of Criminal Justice credits and 54 hours of General Education credits. The Criminal Justice online degree-completion program requires 57 semester hours distributed across the following disciplines:
- Criminal Justice Foundation Courses
- Criminal Justice Electives
- Political Science
- Social Sciences
COURSE LIST -- CRIMINAL JUSTICE ONLINE
COL 110: Online Academic Success (3 cr) -- Prepares students with strategies for success in a fully online program.
PSY 120: General Psychology (3 cr) -- Explores basic principles of behavior: sensation and perception, conditioning and learning, memory and language, emotion and motivation, intelligence, and social influences on behavior and related topics in the broad field of psychology.
POS 343: Constitutional Law (3 cr) -- Explores the background and significance of significant Supreme Court decisions trom 1789 to present with focus on civil liberties and civil rights.
CRJ 246 (SOC 246): Criminology (3 cr) -- Compares and contrasts theories of criminal behavior from the viewpoint of multiple disciplines including sociology, psychology, social psychology, anthropology, theology, economics and philosophy. Explores explore theories as they related to ethical issues, law enforcement, courts, law, general policy implications, research and current social issues.
CRJ 312: Criminal Justice & the Law (3 cr) [Prerequisite: CRJ 101 or CRJ 246] -- Analysis of the American criminal justice system, focusing on the nature of criminal law, roles and functions of police, the criminal justice process, the court system, and treatment of offenders.
SSC 220: Social Research Methods (3 cr) -- Introduces basic social sciences research methodology focusing on methods of research, experimental design and proper variable manipulation.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE ELECTVE [Choose One]
- Elective -- CRJ 315: Victimology (3 cr) -- Course emphasizes the theoretical and empirical approach to the examination of victims, explores different types of victims and how to assist them.
- Elective -- CRJ 340: Management in Criminal Justice Organizations (3 cr) [Prerequisite: CRJ 101 or CRJ 246 and 212.] -- Explores historical and contemporary management strategies that have been employed in criminal justice organizations.
CRJ 310: Judicial Process (3 cr) [Prerequisite: CRJ 101 or CRJ 246 and 212] -- Explores the purpose and structure of local, state and federal court systems and the process for adjudicating cases.
SSC 230: Introduction to Statistics for Social Scientists (3 cr) [Prerequisite: MAT 111 or higher, excluding MAT 221 or 222] -- Basic skills and concepts, including descriptive statistics, probability, hypothesis testing, chi-square and correlation analysis. Course satisfies the Quantitative Literacy (QL) criteria for the 2014 Core Curriculum.
CRJ 300: Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice (3 cr) -- Fundamentals of ethical behavior as it relates to the American criminal justice system. Applies classical and contemporary ethical theories to the discussion of such issues as discretion, corruption, use of force, racism, deception, professionalism and the nature and meaning of justice.
CRJ 317: Diverse Populations & Criminal Justice (3 cr) -- Examines race, gender, class, religion and other diversity topics within the U.S. Criminal Justice System with emphasis on the importance of diversity in the development, organization and operation of the Criminal Justice system.
CRJ 403: Capstone Course (3 cr) -- Students plan, research, write and present to the course instructor and audience members a scholarly research paper demonstrating their understanding of a subject relevant to their study in criminal justice.
Additional courses that may be necessary to fulfill the Online Liberal Arts Core requirements (pending transfer credits)
Gen Ed – Religion (3)
Gen Ed – Fine Arts (3)
Gen Ed -- SPE 110 (3)
Gen Ed – HIS 120 (3)
Gen Ed -- Lab SCI (4)
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Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. The Psychology major teaches you how to apply psychological knowledge in a variety of issues encountered in everyday life. You will be better equipped to understand yourself and the world around you through courses that nurture critical thinking and skeptical inquiry. Academic exploration combined with applied learning creates a rich learning experience in the program. You will build a solid foundation in psychological principles and scientific inquiry that will prepare you for a wide variety of careers and/or graduate studies.
The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is an online degree-completion program designed for students who are transferring at least 45 credits to Newberry College to complete their undergraduate degree. Because an associate of arts degree will fulfill all but the religion course for the Newberry Online Liberal Arts Core, students should consider completing their two-year degree before transferring into the Newberry online degree-completion program. Newberry Online courses are 7.5 weeks per subterm with two subterms per trimester. Students can take a maximum of 15 credits per term (two subterms).
SAMPLE COURSE LIST -- PSYCHOLOGY ONLINE
COL 110: Online Academic Success
PSY 120: General Psychology
PSY 220: Research Methods
PSY 230: Development Psychology
PSY 231: Abnormal Psychology
PSY 236: Social Psychology
PSY 300: History and Systems
PSY 312 Applied Psychology
PSY 350: Learning and Memory
PSY 360: Cognitive Psychology
PSY 370: Physiological Psychology
PSY 400: Ethics in Psychology (1 credit)*
PSY 402: Advanced Research Experience in Psychology (2 credits)*
SSC 230: Introduction to Statistics for Social Scientists
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The program seeks to provide you with educational development in a variety of topics relevant to the professional, including patient education, ethics, disease management, nutrition, critical care monitoring, community health challenges and emergency preparedness.
RESPIRATORY THERAPY COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
RES 310: Ethics and Professionalism (3 credits)
This course considers ethical theories and leadership applicable to the respiratory care practitioner using scholarly inquiry including case studies. Students will analyze ethical dilemmas in acute and chronic care. Students will discuss ethical and legal circumstances across the life span in diverse socioeconomic and cultural circumstances. Students will conduct a review of various leadership models and the application of the perspectives in respiratory care.
RES 312: Education Theory and Practice (3 credits)
This course will review the basic processes of education. Topics will include learning styles, developing objectives, teaching methods, questioning and problem-solving methods, characteristics and roles of the clinical instructor and the use of appropriate evaluation instruments.
RES 314: Pharmacology in Disease Management for Respiratory Care (3 credits)
This course takes a disease management approach to patient care with an emphasis on the role of pharmacology in disease management. Content advances a basic understanding of the concepts and principles of pharmacology used in the treatment of the cardiopulmonary patient.
RES 321: Advanced Airway Management for Respiratory Care (3 credits)
This course will provide instruction of airway management to include artificial airways, intubation, and specialty gases.
RES 330: Advanced Critical Care Monitoring (3 credits)
(co-requisite RES 321)
A study of advanced cardiopulmonary monitoring used in critical care. Emphasis will be placed on hemodynamic monitoring, ECG interpretation, mechanical ventilation waveform graphic analysis, diagnostics lab values, imagining and capnography.
RES 331: Cardiopulmonary Nutritional Care (3 credits)
A review of the nutritional needs, fluids and electrolyte balances of the cardiopulmonary patient. Emphasis will be placed on the nutritional components associated with various pathophysiological states associated with acute and chronic needs.
RES 333: Emergency and Disaster Management (3 credits)
(prerequisite RES 321)
This course will discuss methods of emergency preparedness including public outreach and education as well as the development of emergency operational plans as they apply to the cardiopulmonary patient.
RES 401: Advanced Pathophysiology in Critical Care (3 credits)
(prerequisite RES 321)
An in-depth review of adult disease processes affecting the body. Particular attention will be placed on the correlation of disease processes and the infectious processes as they affect the respiratory system.
RES 402: Community Health and Rehabilitation (3 credits)
This course focuses on determinants of health of individuals and the challenges faced by communities as they work to improve the health of their residents. The student will develop plans to maximize the use of community resources to address both acute and chronic respiratory conditions.
RES 403: Applied Disease Management (3 credits)
(prerequisite RES 330)
This course will present disease states and the management strategies associated. Students will review and analyzed effectiveness of therapist driven protocols. Utilizing assessment outcomes, students will develop protocols applicable to the disease process.
RES 410: Respiratory Therapy Capstone (3 credits)
(prerequisite RES 401 and RES 403)
Experience within a chosen area of focus area (pediatric care, neonatal, adult critical care, trauma, management, or education). This course is the culmination of the BSRT program. The successful capstone project is vested in a research effort that demonstrates a thorough knowledge of a tactic within the focus area. The intent is documented expansion of the body of knowledge within respiratory care.
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The RN-to-BSN completion track consists of 32 semester hours of credit of required nursing and core/elective courses that satisfy the residence requirements at Newberry College. The RN-to-BSN completion track course sequence is designed to be completed in three semesters (full-time) or in six semesters (part-time). RNs admitted to this track begin the nursing courses in any semester they choose and graduate once they have completed all the required courses in the track. The Department of Nursing offers each nursing course only once a year on a fixed schedule. Program students must meet the Newberry College core requirements just as other transfer students. Transfer credit for previous college-level coursework is evaluated by the registrar’s office on an individual basis.
The RN-to-BSN degree-completion program is designed for working RNs with an associate’s degree or a diploma in nursing who want to earn their bachelor's degree. Newberry Online courses are offered over 7.5-week terms with five subterms for the year. Students can take a maximum of 15 credits per trimester (two subterms).
SAMPLE COURSE LIST -- RN-to-BSN ONLINE
- Bridging to Generalist Nursing Practice for RNs
- Nursing Leadership & Change for RNs
- Pathophysiological Bases of Nursing Practice for RNs
- Nursing Leadership & Change – RN Practicum
- Health Assessment Across the Lifespan for RNs
- Community Health Nursing for RNs
- Community Health Nursing – RN Practicum
- Nursing Research & EBP for RNs
- Human Heredity
- Professional Development for RNs
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