Dec 04, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

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  
 EP FYDT - FYOC  Level I Digital Technology (FYDT) — Level I Oral Communication (FYOC)   3
 GE WRTG/EP FYW  WRTG 107 - (FYW) Composition   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 ELECT  FREE ELECT - Free Elective   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  CJ ELECT - Criminal Justice Elective  (200 level)4 3  
 GE QUAN  S/CJ 211 - (EPW,Q) Research Methods and Statistics for the Social Sciences  /S/CJ 211L     4
 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 16

Third Year

   
 MAJOR  S/CJ 210 - (S) Law and Society   3  
 MAJOR  CJ ELECT - Criminal Justice Elective (200 level)4 — CJ ELECT - Criminal Justice Elective (300-400 level)4 3 3
 COGNATE  SOC 224 - (S,D) Race and Ethnic Relations 1 3  
 GE S/BH  PS 121 (S) U.S. Politics: Institutions & Policy     3
 GE NSCI  NSCI ELECT - Natural Science Electives 3 3
 GE ELECT  FREE ELECT - Free Electives 3 6
    15 15

Fourth Year

   
 MAJOR  CJ ELECT - Criminal Justice Electives (300-400 level)4 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: 121 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.

4 CJ Major Electives can include courses with either the CJ or S/CJ prefix.