The Degree of Bachelor of Arts with a Comprehensive Major in Justice Studies-Criminal Justice

A student must complete the following program in addition to the Essential Studies Program requirements:

Requirements

Number Course Title Hours
CJ 231 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CJ 232 Introduction to Law Enforcement 3
CJ 236 Introduction to Corrections 3
CJ 336 Multicultural Issues in CJ 3
CJ 337 Introduction to Law 3
CJ 339 Criminology 3
CJ 434 Senior Seminar in CJ 3
CJ 436 Seminar: Comparative CJ 3
CJ 441 Ethical Issues in CJ 3
Law Enforcement Focus* 6
Law Focus* 6
Juvenile Justice Focus* 6
Corrections Focus* 6
Forensic Sciences Focus* 6
Total hours 57
*Focus Areas: A student must complete six (6) hours in each of the following five areas:
Law Enforcement: CJ 233, 238, 321, 435, 437
Law: CJ 331, 333, 334, 433, 438
Juvenile Justice: CJ 322, 332, 432, 439, 440
Corrections: CJ 234, 338, 430, 431, 443
Forensic Sciences: CJ 235, 323, 444, 445, 450
Students who wish to complete an emphasis area in the program (Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Law Enforcement; Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Law; Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Corrections; Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Juvenile Justice; Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Forensic Sciences) must complete four courses listed in the focus area.

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Criminal Justice Minor

A student must complete the following program in addition to the Essential Studies Program requirements and a major in another area.

Number Course Title Hours
CJ 231 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CJ 232 Introduction to Law Enforcement 3
CJ 236 Introduction to Corrections 3
CJ 337 Introduction to Law 3
Plus three hours from three of the focus areas (Law Enforcement, Law, Corrections, Juvenile Justice, or Forensic Sciences) as outlined in the description of the Criminal Justice major program 9
Total hours 21

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