Program Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

First Year Credit Hours
 CJ101  Introduction to Criminal Justice
 CS101  Computer Applications  3
 EN101  English I 3
 EN102  English II 3
 IS105  Common Experience1 3
 LA107  Criminal Law 3
  PS101  Introduction to Psychology 3
 Introduction to Sociology 3
 SO105  Introduction to Criminology  3 
   Math/Science/Computer Science Elective 3

Total Credits 30

Second Year Credit Hours
 CJ201  Corrections in America
 CJ210  Law Enforcement
 CJ215  Principles of Investigations
 CJ225  Criminal Court Process 3
 CJ240  Deviance and Social Control
 CM105  Public Speaking 3
 IS210 Preparation for Internship and Career§ 1
 Social Justice, Race, & Gender Issues in American Society

Humanities Elective 3

Free Electives 6

Total Credits 31
Third Year Credit Hours
 CJ316  Criminal Justice Research Methods
 CJ317  Criminal Justice Statistics(QR) 3
 CJ410  Ethics and the Criminal Justice System 3
 CJ460  Criminal Justice Internship 

 Program Elective 3

 Science Elective 3

 Global Awareness Elective(G) 3

 Free Electives

 Total Credits 30/31
Fourth Year Credit Hours
 CJ420  Advanced Crime Theory and Policy 3
 CJ450  Senior Seminar 3

 Experiential Learning 3

 Program Elective• 6

 Humanities Elective 3

 Free Elective 12


 Total Credits 31

* Must take math if placed in MA003 or MA106.

§ Not required for Division of Accelerated and Professional Studies students.

• Program electives should be any CJ course that is not already required.

1 IS105 is required of Day Students. Students matriculated in DAPS take a freeelective.

^ May be fulfilled by CJ461, IS315, CJ430.

Minimum credits required for graduation: 120.

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