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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.)

Major in Criminal Justice

(Major Code: 133)

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.


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 ). Those in corrections must take CRIJ 3372  in lieu of CRIJ 3370  among the required criminal justice classes for this emphasis. 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 .


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

Advising Services Degree Checklist 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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