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 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 upper division 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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