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Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice Curriculum

Crime prevention. Law enforcement. Public service. You can explore these topics and more while studying for a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.

Explore the questions surrounding crime, punishment, and rehabilitation in your criminal justice major. Criminology, the theoretical basis of criminal justice, provides insight into human motivations and the forces behind aberrant and destructive behaviors.

General Education Requirements (30 credits)

Students are required to complete 30 credit hours as part of the General Education Program.


Criminal Justice Major Requirements (54 credits)


CORE COURSES (45 CREDITS)

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE AND DESCRIPTION CREDITS
CRJU 1100  Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJU 1200 Criminal Law 3
CRJU 2000 Constitutional Issues 3
CRJU 2220 Criminology 3
CRJU 2400 Court Systems and Procedures 3
CRJU 2500  Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice 3
CRJU 2600 Multiculturalism and Crime 3
CRJU 3100 Juvenile Delinquency 3
CRJU 3220 Policing 3
CRJU 3250 Interview, Interrogate, & Report Writing 3
CRJU 3300 Corrections in America 3
CRJU 3400 Criminal Investigations 3
CRJU 4000 Victimology 3
CRJU 4500 Research Methods in Criminal Justice 3
CRJU 4880  Senior Seminar 3

MAJOR ELECTIVES (9 CREDITS)

Select 9 credits from the following courses:

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE AND DESCRIPTION CREDITS
CRJU 3500 Probation, Parole & Comm Corrects 3
CRJU 3600 Comparative Crim Jus - Spain 3
CRJU 3700 CSI Effect: Media & Crim Just 3
CRJU 4200: Terrorism & Homeland Security 3
CRJU 4400 Police Org Behav & Mgmt 3
CRJU 4600 Gangs in America 3
CRJU 4900 Special Topics in Crim Justice 3
CRJU 4950 Internship in Criminal Justice 3
PYSC 2450 Forensic Psychology 3
PYSC 3270 The Psychology of Crim Behavior 3

 

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