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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Criminal Justice, BS


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Criminal Justice Curriculum


  Department and Number - Descriptive Title of Course Fall Cr. Spr. Cr.

First Year

                 
MAJOR CJ 110 - (S) Introduction to Criminal Justice  – S/CJ 213 - (S) Criminology   3 3
COGNATE SOC 110 - (S) Introduction to Sociology   3  
GE C/IL C/IL 102 - Computing and Information Literacy *   3
GE WRTG - SPCH WRTG 107 - (FYW) Composition  – COMM 100 - (FYOC) Public Speaking * 3 3
GE PHIL - T/RS PHIL 120 - Introduction to Philosophy  – T/RS 121 - (P) Theology I: Introduction to the Bible   3 3
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT - Humanities Electives 3 3
GE FSEM First Year Seminar 3    
    15 15

Second Year

   
MAJOR S/CJ 219 - American Policing   3  
MAJOR S/CJ 218 - (S) The American Court System  – S/CJ 220 - American Corrections   3 3
MAJOR S/CJ 212 - (W) Research Methods for the Social Sciences   3  
GE QUAN S/CJ 215 - (Q) Statistics for the Social Sciences     3
GE S/BH PSYC 110 - (S) Fundamentals of Psychology     3
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT - Humanities Electives 3 3
GE PHIL - T/RS PHIL 210 - Ethics  – T/RS 122 - (P) Theology II: Introduction to Christian Theology   3 3
    15 15

Third Year

   
MAJOR S/CJ 210 - (S) Law and Society   3  
MAJOR CJ ELECT - Criminal Justice Electives 3 3
COGNATE SOC 224 - (S,D) Race and Ethnic Relations 1 3  
GE S/BH PS 131 (S) American National Government II     3
GE NSCI NSCI ELECT - Natural Science Electives 3 3
GE ELECT FREE ELECT - Free Electives 6 6
    18 15

Fourth Year

   
MAJOR CJ ELECT - Criminal Justice Electives 3 3
MAJOR CJ 382 - 383 - Independent Study in Criminal Justice  OR Capstone Course in CJ (Currently S/CJ 350 - (S,D) Comparative Justice Systems ) OR  CJ 480 - 481 - Internship Experience     3
GE PHIL or T/RS PHIL - Philosophy Elective or T/RS ELECT - T/RS Elective 3  
GE ELECT FREE ELECT - Free Electives2 9 9
    15 15
 

Total: 123 Credits  

1Or appropriate substitute as determined by advisor or chair.

2Students in the five-year College of Arts and Sciences MBA program should take the series of 1-credit MBA prep courses here. Students considering this CAS/MBA program must take MATH 108  and any prerequisites before the last semester of the senior year.

3The selection of a First Year Seminar is likely to fulfill requirements both for the First Year Seminar and a General Education Requirement. Thus, the First Year Seminar will not add to the total credits for the semester. Talk with your advisor if you have any questions.

*An approved 3-credit EP Foundation Course may be substituted for COMM 100  and C/IL 102 -C/IL 104 .  In this case, the total needed for graduation in this major may be reduced.  Consult with your advisor if you have questions. 

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