Major in Criminal Justice

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their adviser each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment.

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BS in Criminal Justice

Note: The order of semesters and summer terms has been changed from the print version to accommodate the one-column format of HTML publishing. A conventional Four-Year Plan is available in the .pdf file.

FRESHMAN YEAR

FALL HOURS
ENGL 1310, College Writing I 3

HIST 2610, United States History to 186512 3

PSCI 1040, American Government 3

PSYC 1630, General Psychology I4 3

CSCI19 3

Total 15

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL HOURS
ECON 1110, Principles of Macroeconomics 3

ENGL 2210, World Literature I 3

Elective 3

Oral Communication20 3

Visual and Performing Arts13 3

Total 15

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
CJUS 3300, Police Systems 3

CJUS 3400, Correctional Systems 3

ENGL 2700, Technical Writing 3

CJUS Elective (advanced)22 3

Elective 3

Wellness16 2-3

Total 17-18

SENIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
CJUS 3700, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice 3

CJUS 4500, Administration of Criminal Justice Agencies 3

CJUS Elective (advanced)22 3

CJUS Elective (advanced)22 3

Elective 3

Total 15

FRESHMAN YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ENGL 1320, College Writing II 3

HIST 2620, American History Since 186512 3

PSCI 1050, American Government 3

SOCI 1510, Individuals in Society4 3

MATH10 3

Total 15

SOPHOMORE YEAR

SPRING HOURS
CJUS 2100, Crime and Justice in the United States 3

ENGL 2220, World Literature II 3

PADM 2100, Diversity in Urban Governance23 3

Elective 3

Laboratory Science21 4

Total 16

JUNIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
CJUS 3201, Criminal Law 3

CJUS 3600, Criminology 3

SOCI 4870, Social Research and Practice 3

CJUS Elective (advanced)22 3

Laboratory Science21 4

Total 16

SENIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
CJUS 4200, Criminal Procedure 3

CJUS 4901, Senior Seminar: Criminal Justice and Public Policy 3

CJUS Elective (advanced)22 3

CJUS Elective (advanced)22 3

Elective 3

Total 15

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.
Some courses may require prerequisites not listed in the above plan.
See Community Service folding key (#3) after page 240 for footnotes.

Summary of Degree Requirements:

Criminal Justice (and supporting courses): 57

General Academic Requirements (including Core): 52

English 15

History 6

Political Science 6

Laboratory Science 8

Economics 3

Mathematics 3

Visual and Performing Arts 3

Computer Science 3

Oral Communication 3

Wellness 2

Electives: 15

Criminal Justice Major: 57

CJUS 2100, Crime and Justice in the United States 3

CJUS 3201, Criminal Law 3

CJUS 3300, Police Systems 3

CJUS 3400, Correctional Systems 3

CJUS 3600, Criminology 3

CJUS 3700, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice 3

CJUS 4200, Criminal Procedure 3

CJUS 4500, Administration of Criminal Justice Agencies 3

CJUS 4901, Senior Seminar: Criminal Justice and Public Policy 3

Criminal Justice Electives 18

PSYC 1630, General Psychology I 3

SOCI 1510, Individuals in Society 3

PADM 2100, Diversity in Urban Governance 3

SOCI 4870, Research Methods and Practice 3

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