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Undergraduate Program

Degree Requirements - Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Total Semester Credit Hours=120

  1. University Core Curriculum (44 hrs.)
  2. No grade below a "C" in criminal justice courses will be accepted toward the degree.
  3. A minimum of 21 semester hours of upper-division criminal justice courses as follows:

    Ethical Issues: CRIJ 3310: Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice
    Administration of Justice: CRIJ 3311: Admin. of Criminal Justice Agencies
    Criminology Theory: CRIJ 3320: Criminology
    Law Adjudication: CRIJ 3326: Criminal Law
    CRIJ 4313--Corrections Theory and Practice or
    CRIJ 4314--Community-based Corrections
    Law Enforcement: CRIJ 3332-American Policing or
    CRIJ 4332-Criminal Investigation
    Capstone Experience: CRIJ 4355: Senior Seminar

  4. 15 hrs. of electives in Criminal Justice (may include CRIJ 2300 and/or CRIJ 2302)
  5. An approved minor of 18 hours, at least 12 of which must be upper division.
  6. Electives

Notes: (1) No more than 21 lower-division hours in criminal justice, law enforcement, or police science may be applied toward baccalaureate degree requirements. (2) All courses cross-listed between criminal justice and any other discipline must be taken as criminal justice courses.