Criminal Justice, Social & Political Science

 

Program of Study for BS in Criminal Justice
 

General Requirements

Core Areas A, B, C, D, and E (42 hours)
Area F (18 hours)

CRJU 1100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJU 1130 - Interpersonal Communication Skills
CRJU 2020 - Ethical Theories and Moral Issues in Criminal Justice
CRJU 2210 - Introduction to Law Enforcement
One course selected from:
     CRJU 2410 - Introduction to Corrections (Track I or II)
     CSCI 1150 - Fundamentals of the Internet and World Wide Web (Track II only)
MATH 2200 - Elementary Statistics
Physical Education (3 hours)

Track I: General Criminal Justice

Major Field Courses (33 hours)

CRJU 3100 - Research Methods
CRJU 3170 - Criminal Justice Administration
CRJU 3330 - Criminology
CRJU 3500 - Criminal Evidence and Procedure
*CRJU 4800 - Internship (12 credit hours)
CRJU 5300U - Juvenile Delinquency
CRJU 5500U - Law and Legal Process
Capstone course (one course selected from):
CRJU 4900 - Directed Research in Criminal Justice
CRJU 4910 - Seminar in Criminal Justice
*Students for whom this course is inappropriate may petition to substitute 12 advisor-approved upper division credits appropriate to the Major.

Related Field Courses (6 hours)

POLS 2200 - Introduction to American Government
One course selected from:
     SOCI 1101 - Introductory Sociology
     PSYC 1101 - Introduction to Psychology

Approved electives (6 hours)

6 hours of approved electives at the 3000+ level

Free Electives (15 hours)

Total Semester Hours 123 hours

Track II: Cyber Crime

Major Courses (33 hours)

CRJU 3100 - Research Methods
CRJU 3170 - Criminal Justice Administration
CRJU 3500 - Criminal Evidence and Procedure
CRJU 4800* - Internship
CRJU 5300U - Juvenile Delinquency
CRJU 5500U - Law and Legal Process

Capstone courses:
CRJU 5001U - Cyber Security I
CRJU 5002U - Cyber Security II
*When possible, the internship should be completed in the field of cyber security.

Related Field Courses (9 hours)

MATH 1111 - College Algebra
ITEC 1310 - Programming in Visual Basic
CSCI 2070 - Introduction to Computer Ethics and Cyber Security

Approved Electives (6 hours)

6 hours of approved electives at the 3000+ level. If internship is less than 12 credit hours, those hours are to be made up in upper-level (3000+) electives.

Free Electives (12 hours)

Total Semester Hours 123 hours

Exit Exam: Area Concentration Achievement Test in Criminal Justice for four-year programs

SEE ALSO

Minors and Certificates Program of Study