Bachelor of Arts, Major in Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Criminal Justice
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
ENGL 3330Intro To Technical Writing (Must be taken in Residence)3
Select one of the following:3-4
Statistical Mthods In Practice
Psychological Statistics
Social Statistics
Statistical Methds In Practice
Foreign Language 114
Criminal Justice Major Core
CRIJ 2361Intro To The Crim Justice Sys 23
CRIJ 2362Criminology3
CRIJ 2364Fundamentals Of Criminal Law3
CRIJ 2365Correctional Sys & Practice3
CRIJ 2367Police Systems & Practices3
CRIJ 3350Victimology3
CRIJ 3378Intro To Methods Of Research3
CRIJ 4385Criminl Justc & Social Divrsty (Must be taken after CRIJ 3378)3
Criminal Justice Major Electives
CRIJ Advanced Electives21
General Electives19
General Electives (Advanced)3
Minor (if required)
Total Hours120-121
1

FOLG 2311 and FOLG 2312 satisfy the requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture) and three hours of Component Area IX (Component Area Option).

2

CRIJ 2361 satisfies the Core Curriculum equirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Science).

Notes:

Forty-two semester hours of advanced coursework (3000 or 4000 level) are the absolute minimum. Minimum number of semester hours in residence: 30 semester hours of which 24 must be advanced.

Use general electives to satisfy the 42 advanced hour requirement.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IX 1Component Area II (Recommend MATH 1314 or 1332)3
CRIJ 236113CRIJ 236253
ENGL 13013ENGL 130223
HIST 13013HIST 130233
POLS 23053POLS 230643
 13 15
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area III 4Component Area III 4
CRIJ 236463Component Area V 3
CRIJ 236563CRIJ 236763
FOLG 14114FOLG 14124
General Electives (3000/4000)3 
 17 14
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CRIJ Electives (3000/4000)6CRIJ Electives (3000/4000)6
CRIJ 337873FOLG 231293
ENGL 33303General Electives3
FOLG 231183General Electives (3000/4000)3
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CRIJ 4385103CRIJ 3350103
CRIJ Electives (3000/4000)6CRIJ Electives (3000/4000)3
General Electives5General Electives5
STAT 3379, MATH 3379, PSYC 3402, or SOCI 34433-4General Electives (3000/4000)3
 17-18 14
Total Hours: 120-121
1

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).

2

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I(Communication). 

3

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).

4

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government). 

5

May be completed either Fall or Spring semester of Year 1.

6

May be completed either Fall or Spring semester of Year 2.

7

May be completed either Fall or Spring semester of Year 3.

8

Satisfies the requirement for Component Area IV Language, Philosophy, and Culture). 

9

Satisfies three hours of the requirement for Component Area IX (Component Area Option). 

10

May be completed either Fall or Spring semester of Year 4.

Notes:

Forty-two semester hours of advanced coursework (3000 or 4000 level) are the absolute minimum. Minimum number of semester hours in residence: 30 semester hours of which 24 must be advanced.

Use general electives to satisfy the 42 advanced hour requirement.