Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Criminal Justice, B.S.

Curriculum

A. General Education Requirememts (35 hours)

B. Major Core Requirements (52 hours)

1. Core Courses (34)

CJ 201Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

CJ 203Criminal Justice Ethics

3

CJ 204Corrections

3

CJ 206Police in American Society

3

CJ 311Advanced Criminal Law and Jurisprudence

3

CJ 313Research Methods in Criminal Justice

4

CJ 391Criminological Theory

3

CJ 392Statistics in Criminal Justice

3

CJ 400Juvenile Delinquency

3

CJ 492Public Policy in Criminal Justice

3

CJ 489Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice

3

2. Core Electives (18 hours)

Select 18 credit hours from the courses below.
CJ 211Diversity in Criminal Justice

3

CJ 212Women and the Criminal Justice System

3

CJ 208Drugs, Alcohol and Crime to Substance Abuse

3

CJ 210Juvenile Justice System

3

CJ 217Violent Crimes to Victimology

3

CJ 310American Constitution Law

3

CJ 312Criminal Evidence

3

CJ 314Criminal Procedure

3

CJ 381Crime Myths and Moral Panic

3

495Special Topics

3

CJ 410Prosecution and the Courts

3

CJ 496Comparative Criminal Justice

3

CJ 498Directed Study in Criminal Justice

3

CJ 499Criminal Justice Internship

6

C. Related Courses (12 hours)

(Related area courses may not be used to satisfy General Education Requirements)

Select 12 semester hours from the following:

BUAD 190Management Information Systems

3

COM 200Interpersonal Communication

3

ENGL 317Advanced Composition

3

HIST 251African American History since 1877

3

HMLS 215Introduction to Homeland Security

3

SOC 207Race and Ethnic Relations

3

SOC 305Sociology of the African-American

3

SOC 330Sociology of Deviant Behavior

3

POLS 298American National Government

3

SPAN 101Elementary Spanish

3

or

SPAN 102Elementary Spanish

3

D. Free Electives (21 hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Curriculum Guide for Majors in Criminal Justice

Freshman Year

First Semester

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

ENGL 102Composition I

3

Natural Sciences and Mathematics - A

3

Social & Behavior Sciences A

3

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

Humanities and Fine Arts B

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

ENGL 103Composition II

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Social & Behavior Sciences A

3

Natural Sciences and Mathematics - B

4

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

First Semester

Social & Behavior Sciences B (2)

3

Humanities and Fine Arts A

3

Related Course

3

Humanities and Fine Arts C

2

CJ 201Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

Free Elective 1

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

CJ 203Criminal Justice Ethics

3

CJ 204Corrections

3

CJ 206Police in American Society

3

CJ 392Statistics in Criminal Justice

3

Related Course

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Junior Year

First Semester

Related Course

3

CJ 311Advanced Criminal Law and Jurisprudence

3

CJ 313Research Methods in Criminal Justice

4

CJ 391Criminological Theory

3

Major Core Elective (3 hours)

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

Related Course

3

Major Core Elective (3 hours)

3

Major Core Elective (3 hours)

3

CJ 400Juvenile Delinquency

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year

First Semester

CJ 492Public Policy in Criminal Justice

3

CJ 489Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice

3

Major Core Elective (3 hours)

3

Free Elective

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

Major Core Elective (3 hours)

3

Minor/Electives

12

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 120