maincurve UC Library MyUC iLearn Webmail Home
title Academics Home Criminal Justice Home

UC Home

Degree Requirements

Course Descriptions

Faculty

Clubs

General Education Requirements

Request More Information

separator

Related Programs

separator

Alumni Spotlight

Degree Requirements


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A MAJOR IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

REQUIREMENTS-- 36 hours

Criminal Justice Core Courses (27 Hours):

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

Core Electives (9 hours):

  • CRJS 235 Police Patrol
  • CRJS 236 Probation and Parole                         
  • CRJS 336 Criminal Investigations
  • CRJS 337 White Collar Crime
  • CRJS 401 Child Abuse Investigations
  • CRJS 432 Criminal Victimizations          
  • CRJS 433 Juvenile Justice
  • CRJS 435 Death Investigations                           
  • *CRJS 439 Internship and Seminar        
  • *CRJS 490 Special Topics in Criminal Justice            

*With permission from Department Chair these courses can be repeated.

Concentration Areas Require 18 Hours

Law Enforcement Management

  • BMIS 130 Intro to Application Software            
  • CRJS 235 Police Patrol                           
  • CRJS 337 White Collar Crime
  • PSYC 338 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • CRJS 432 Criminal Victimizations
  • CRJS 435 Death Investigations

Forensics

  • CHEM 140 Chemistry of Everyday Life
  • CRJS 401 Child Abuse Investigations
  • PSYC 434 Forensic Psychology
  • PSYC 435 Abnormal Psychology                        
  • CRJS 432 Criminal Victimizations
  • CRJS 435 Death Investigations

Criminal Profiling

  • PSYC 332 Adult Development            
  • PSYC 333 Psychology of Personality
  • CRJS 401 Child Abuse Investigations             
  • PSYC 435 Abnormal Psychology                        
  • CRJS 432 Criminal Victimizations
  • CRJS 435 Death Investigations

Chaplain Prison Ministries

  • MSMN 138 Understanding Culture       
  • CRJS 236 Probation & Parole 
  • MSMN 337 Ministering to Individuals & Families   
  • CRJS 401 Child Abuse Investigations
  • CRJS 432 Criminal Victimizations
  • HSRV 432 Addiction Recovery
 

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 Intro 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 Investigations      
  • CRJS 433 Juvenile Justice
  • CRJS 434 Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • *CRJS 439 Internship and Seminar
  • *CRJS 490 Special Topics