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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminal Justice B.A./B.S.


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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree/Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree


May be either depending on option selected; see the "Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees " section of this catalog.

Major in Criminal Justice


(Major Codes: 133, 834, 835)

Criminal justice is an interdisciplinary program. Students select a major track in administration, corrections (community supervision, prison, parole) or policing.

University Core Curriculum Requirements


Refer to the “University Core Curriculum ” section of this catalog.

Requirements


Students transferring into the Criminal Justice Program may transfer the following courses: Introduction to Criminal Justice (CRIJ 1301 ), Court Systems and Practices (CRIJ 1306 ), Fundamentals of Criminal Law (CRIJ 1310 ), Correctional Systems and Practices (CRIJ 2313) and Police Systems and Practices (CRIJ 2328 ). An additional six hours of selected academic classes may be accepted upon individual review.

Transfer Students


Transfer students should be aware that some of the courses required for an associate degree in criminal justice may not apply to baccalaureate degree requirements.

Online Degree


Students may complete criminal justice degree in administration online.

Required Criminal Justice Courses for Emphasis


Required Courses from Other Departments


All criminal justice majors must take SOCI 1301 .

Six hours from:

Note:


For information about the master of arts (M.A.) degree in criminal justice studies, refer to the “Graduate Catalog”.

Advising Services Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides


The following Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides (suggested course sequence) are available by linking to Advising Services Degree Checklists:

  • Criminal Justice B.A. or B.S. - Administration
  • Criminal Justice B.A. or B.S. - Corrections
  • Criminal Justice B.A. or B.S. - Policing

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