The Criminal Justice Major provides students with courses which lead to a Bachelor of Science Degree and provides a foundation for employment in the Criminal Justice field and graduate work. The program is PCIPP approved.
Requirements for the Criminal Justice Major
The Criminal Justice Program requires every major to complete 45 credits of CJ requirements and a minimum of 120 credits for the degree. These include core CJ required courses (24 credits), additional CJ required courses (6 credits) and CJ electives (15 credits). Courses are also required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (12 credits).
Selected topics courses in these disciplines may be allowable with the permission of your advisor. Criminal Justice electives from other colleges may be accepted as electives if approved by the Criminal Justice Advisory Committee.
*Introduction to Criminal Justice is a pre-requisite for this course.
+ Course used to satisfy Junior/Senior Writing, and Speaking and Listening and Computer Literacy requirements.
LAS Requirements for the Criminal Justice Major
As part of their Liberal Arts and Sciences requirements, all students in the Criminal Justice Major must complete 12 required credits:
Other Liberal Arts and Sciences courses are required as part of the degree. It is the student’s responsibility to fulfill accurately and completely all Liberal Arts and Sciences and program requirements. Each student is assigned an academic advisor to assist with this process.