BS Criminal Justice

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  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice


    Completion of the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice prepares students for a career as a police officer (municipal and state), special agent (in federal law enforcement agencies), criminal investigator (in state prosecutor offices), court administrator (state and federal), probation officer (state and federal), parole officer (state), correctional officer (state and federal), juvenile counselor, etc. Continued study may include a master’s degree in criminal justice or public administration.



    Course Requirements  

    Course  Course Title  Credits 
      Core Courses   24 credits   
    CJ 111  Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
    CJ 112  Crime and Delinquency 3
    CJ 215* Police Organization & Administration 3
    CJ 216* Court System & Administration 3
    CJ 217* Corrections System & Administration 3
    CJ 305* Criminal Law 3
    CJ 372* Criminal Justice Research 3
    CJ 463* Management of Public Safety Agencies 3
      Restricted Electives    15 credits   
    CJ 115   Juvenile Justice Administration 3
    CJ 120  Careers in Criminal Justice 3
    CJ 205* Community Corrections 3
    CJ 210* Crime Prevention 3
    CJ 250* Crisis Intervention 3
    CJ 260* Criminal Investigation 3
    CJ 275* Police and the Community 3
    CJ 300* Victimless Crimes/Organized Crimes 3
    CJ 301* Terrorism 3
    CJ 302* White Collar Crime 3
    CJ 303* Women and Criminal Justice 3
    CJ 306* Crime and the Movies 3
    CJ 308* Multicultural Law Enforcement 3
    CJ 315* Seminar in Criminal Justice Problems 3
    CJ 325* Criminal Procedure 3
    CJ 340* Criminal Evidence 3
    CJ 360* Victims of Crime 3
    CJ 370* Minorities and Criminal Justice 3
    CJ 420* International Criminal Justice 3
    CJ 444* Criminal Justice Ethics 3
    CJ 464* Management Information Systems 3

      * Requires a prerequisite course, see course description for more information.