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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A MAJOR IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

REQUIREMENTS-- 36 hours

Criminal Justice Core Courses (27 Hours):

  • SOCI 131 Introduction to Sociology
  • CRJS 131 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CRJS 233 Corrections
  • CRJS 234 Policing
  • CRJS 331 Deviance in Society
  • CRJS 334 Society and Criminal Law
  • CRJS 338 Homeland Security
  • CRJS 431 Criminology
  • CRJS 434 Ethics in Criminal Justice

Two Criminal Justice Electives (6 hours):

  • CRJS 235 Police Patrol
  • CRJS 236 Probation and Parole
  • CRJS 336 Criminal Investigation
  • CRJS 433 Juvenile Justice
  • CRJS 439 Internship and Seminar (3 hours)
  • CRJS 490 Special Topics in Criminal Justice

One Additional Elective (3 hours) -- another CRJS course from the ones listed above or one of the following:

  • POLS 233 American National Government
  • POLS 234 State and Local Government
  • HSRV 335 Social Research
  • HSRV 432 Addictions and Recovery
  • HESS 430 ¬†Substance Abuse
  • PSYC 435 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 490 Special Topics: Forensic Psychology

BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH A MAJOR IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

REQUIREMENTS-- Completion of the requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree plus a foreign language through the intermediate level.


MINOR IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

REQUIREMENTS-- 24 Hours

Criminal Justice Core Requirements (18 hours)

  • CRJS 131 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CRJS 233 Corrections
  • CRJS 234 Policing
  • CRJS 334 Society and Criminal Law
  • CRJS 338 Homeland Security
  • CRJS 431 Criminology

Two Additional Criminal Justice Electives (6 hours)

  • CRJS 235 Police Patrol
  • CRJS 236 Probation and Parole
  • CRJS 331 Deviance and Society
  • CRJS 336 Criminal Investigation
  • CRJS 433 Juvenile Justice
  • CRJS 434 Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • CRJS 439 Internship and Seminar (3 hours)
  • CRJS 490 Special Topics in Criminal Justice