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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

 

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Criminal Justice majors should discuss options within the Core Curriculum with their academic advisor.
  2. All CRIJ majors (non-transfer and transfer students) must satisfy CRIJ 1301, CRIJ 2329, CRIJ  2328, CRIJ 1306, and CRIJ 2313 or their equivalents at the lower-level. The lower-level  courses are listed in the degree plan sequence in which they should be taken.
  3. PSCI 4326, The Judicial Process, is interchangeable with CRIJ 1306, Courts and Criminal Procedures, with permission of CRIJ faculty advisor.
 

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment. Students are responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements.

*See Appendix A Core Curriculum and Optional Course Information.

** See Appendix B for approved list of minors and requirements.

 

FALL
HOURS SPRING
HOURS
FRESHMAN YEAR FRESHMAN YEAR
ENGL
1301 English Composition I 3 ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
MATH
1314 College Algebra 3 MATH   Math Elective1 3
HIST
1301

The U.S to 1877

3 HIST 1302 The U.S Since 1877 3
    Minor Curriculum** 3     Soc/Behavioral Science* 3
  Natural Science* 4     Natural Science* 4

    Activity or Wellness* 1
Total 16   17
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
SOPHOMORE YEAR
PSCI 2305 American National Govt 3 PSCI 2306 American State Govt
3
ENGL   Survey of Literature* 3 CRIJ 1306 Courts&Criminal Proc
3
CRIJ
1301 Intro to Criminal Justice 3 CRIJ 2328 Police Systems&Practices
3
  Visual/Performing Arts* 3 CRIJ 2313 Correctional Systems&Prac
3
    Minor Curriculum** 3 ENGL 2311 Technical Writing
3
Total 15  
15
 

JUNIOR YEAR
JUNIOR YEAR
CRIJ 2329 Fund of Criminal Laws 3 SOCI 3336 Criminology
3
CRIJ   Rsrch Methods2 3 CRIJ   Restricted CRIJ Elective4
3
PSCI 3345 Intro to Public Admin 3 CRIJ   Restricted CRIJ Elective4
3
    Soc/Behavioral Science3 3 CRIJ   Restricted CRIJ Elective4
3
CRIJ   Restricted CRIJ Elective4 3 CRIJ   Restricted CRIJ Elective4
3
Total 15  
15
 

SENIOR YEAR
SENIOR YEAR
PSCI 4311 Constitutional Law I 3 PSCI 4312 Constitutional Law II
3
CRIJ   Restricted CRIJ Elective4 3 CRIJ 4321 Senior Pro Seminar
3
CRIJ   Restricted CRIJ Elective4 3     Restricted CRIJ Elective4
3
CRIJ
  Restricted CRIJ Elective4 3   Advanced Minor Curr**
3
    Advanced Minor Curr** 3     Advanced Minor Curr** 3
  Advanced Minor Curr** 3    
Total 18  
15
 
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:     126
 
1Math elective, select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra.
 2Research Methods, select 3 SCH from CRIJ 3305, PSCI 3301, SOCI 3305.
3Social/Behavioral Science elective, select 3 SCH from any 3000-4000 level coourse from ANTH/CRIJ/ECO/GEOG/GENU/HIST/PHIL/PSCI/PSYC/SOCI/URBS/WGST.

4Restricted advanced CRIJ electives selected 27 SCH from CRIJ 3306, 3308, 3309, 3310, 33113320, 3325, 4305, 4320, 4340, 4601 or any 3000-4000 level CRIJ

 
Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.
Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.
 

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