2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Criminal Justice, BS

The BS with a major in criminal justice requires a total of 124 semester hours. The degree does not require a foreign language. The major requires 45 hours in criminal justice courses:

The 45 semester hours in criminal justice (CRJU) must include:

Required Criminal Justice Courses (24 hours)

CRJU 20123Career Planning, Ethics, and Professional Development in Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 20413Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 20423Critical Issues in Crime and Justice

3

CRJU 20873Criminal Justice Research Methods I

3

CRJU 20883Criminal Justice Research Methods II

3

CRJU 30313Criminology

3

CRJU 30423Courts and Judicial Process

3

CRJU 40963Internship in Criminal Justice

3

Law Enforcement (3 hours)

CRJU 30613Police in a Free Society

3

OR

CRJU 30623Policing Cyberspace

3

OR

CRJU 30633Federal Law Enforcement

3

Law (3 hours)

CRJU 30433Criminal Law

3

OR

CRJU 30903Law and Society

3

Corrections (3 hours)

CRJU 30393Sociology of Corrections

3

OR

CRJU 30643Community Corrections

3

Diversity (3 hours)

CRJU 30853Multiculturalism in the Criminal Justice System

3

 

CRJU 40463Juvenile Delinquency

3

OR

CRJU 40503White Collar Crime

3

Electives (9 hours)

Although taught regularly, not all required courses are scheduled every semester. It is the students’ responsibility to complete the major requirements for graduation as early in their tenure as possible. Exemptions to the major requirements will not be made because of student failure to complete coursework in a timely fashion.