Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Min. 124 Hours

Common Core: See Common Core requirements

Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (21-24 Hours)

Humanities or Fine Arts:

 9 hours (BA)

 6 hours (BS)

Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PY, PS, or SO): See guidelines.

3 hours (BA)

 6 hours (BS)

Science: See guidelines.

3-4 hours

BA Foreign Language (a single language)      

BS Analytical Skills: See guidelines.

  • Must include CJ331 Research Design and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences (3).

6-8 hours

Criminal Justice Major Requirements (27 Hours)

CJ100    Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)

CJ202    Criminal Law (3)

CJ270    Criminal Procedure (3)

CJ301    Constitutional Aspects of Criminal Justice (3)

CJ480    Senior Thesis (3) (Capstone)

One (1) from the following:

CJ314    Social Deviance (3)

CJ315    Criminology (3)


Guided Electives in Criminal Justice (9 hours) selected from the following:

AC313   Fraud Examination (3)

CJ201    Police Organization and Management (3)

CJ203    History of Corrections & Penal Institutions (3)

CJ204    Global Crime (3)

CJ206    Criminal Investigation I (3)

CJ260/360    Special Problems in Criminal Justice (3)

CJ268/368    Internship in Criminal Justice (3)

CJ290/390    Special Topics in Criminal Justice (3)

CJ304    Capital Punishment (3)

CJ306    Serial Crime and Profiling (3)

CJ308    American Constitutional Law (3)

CJ309    Law in American Society (3))

CJ318    Women in Crime (3)

CJ330    Principles of Public Administration (3)

CJ350    Policing in a Democracy (3)

Minor and Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)