CRIMINAL JUSTICE


Division of Teacher Education & Behavioral Sciences
Leonard Decker, Ph.D., Chair

Requirements for the major in Criminal Justice (B.A.):
Required and elective courses in the CJ major must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0. Students double majoring in CJ and psychology, sociology, or social work should consult with advisors in both majors to review reduced program requirements. Students should be informed that no Criminal Justice coursework taken at another school shall be applied to their major or minor program requirements once they have enrolled. Students must take 3 – 9 credits in elective courses based upon the number of credits they take in L.CRJ-490: Field Instruction. The number of CJ elective course credits and CJ Field Instruction credits must equal a minimum of 12 credits.

Req Course Cr's
1   L.CRJ-120: Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
2   L.CRJ-224: Criminal Law 3
3   L.CRJ-252: Criminology 3
4   L.CRJ-253: Introduction to Corrections 3
5   L.CRJ-320: Juvenile Delinquency and Justice 3
6   L.CRJ-323: Research Methods in Criminal Justice 3
7   L.CRJ-480: Senior Seminar-PJ 3
8   L.CRJ-490: Criminal Justice Field Instruction 3 to 9
9   L.MAT-115: Statistics-FM 4
Select one to three courses from Req 10:
10   L.CRJ-254: Comparative Courts 3
10   L.CRJ-260: Victimology 3
10   L.CRJ-275: Creating and Controlling Crime-AC 3
10   L.CRJ-276: Restorative Justice-AC 3
10   L.CRJ-280: Ethical Considerations in the CJ System-AV 3
10   L.CRJ-300: Criminal Investigation 3
10   L.CRJ-312: Crime Prevention 3
10   L.CRJ-321: Police and Society 3
10   L.CRJ-325: White Collar Crime 3
10   L.CRJ-400: Women and Crime 3
37 total required credits
 
Requirements for the minor in Criminal Justice:
Required and elective courses in the CJ minor must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0. Students should be informed that no Criminal Justice coursework taken at another school shall be applied to their major or minor program requirements once they have enrolled.

Req Course Cr’s
1   L.CRJ-120: Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
2   L.CRJ-252: Criminology 3
3   L.CRJ-253: Introduction to Corrections 3
4   Additional CRJ credits (not L.CRJ-490: Field Instruction) 3
5   Additional CRJ credits (not L.CRJ-490: Field Instruction) 3
6   Additional CRJ credits (not L.CRJ-490: Field Instruction) 3
18 total required credits

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