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)

CJ316    Criminal Investigation II (3)

CJ318    Juvenile Justice (3)

CJ330    Principles of Public Administration (3)

CJ350    Policing in a Democracy (3)

Minor and Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)