Criminal Justice Major Requirements

Criminal Justice Major Requirements


33-39 CREDITS for the criminal justice major

Foundation Courses for Criminal Justice (12 credits)

Course No.
Course Name
Semester Taken
CRIMJUST 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice

 

CRIMJUST 200 Criminology

 

CRIMJUST 255 Criminal Justice Research

 

CRIMJUST 260 Criminal Justice Statistics

 

 

Substantive Core Courses for Criminal Justice (18 credits)

(Note: 6 courses or 18 credits required from following list to meet substantive core course requirements)

Course No.
Course Name
Semester Taken
CHEM 105 Introduction to Forensic Science

 

CRIMJUST 212 Restorative Justice

 

CRIMJUST 230 Police and Society

 

CRIMJUST 240 Corrections in the US Justice System

 

CRIMJUST 300 Juvenile Delinquency

 

CRIMJUST 310 Penology

 

CRIMJUST 320 Victimology

 

CRIMJUST 330 White Collar Crime

 

CRIMJUST 340 Criminal Investigation

 

CRIMJUST 350 Community Corrections

 

CRIMJUST 360 Interview & Interrogation

 

CRIMJUST 400 Mass Media & Crime

 

CRIMJUST 410 Criminal Law

 

CRIMJUST 420 Crime, Social Inequality & Social Identity

 

CRIMJUST 430 Special Topics *

 

CRIMJUST 440 Death Investigation

 

POLISCI 446 Constitutional Law 1

 

CRIMJUST 450 American Street & Prison Gangs

 

CRIMJUST 470 Cults and Apocalyptic Movements

 

 

* Note: CRIMJUST 430 Special Topics can be taken more than one time for additional credits if the topic is different. Typical topics are Criminal Justice Ethics, Terrorism, Violence, Community Corrections, Organized Crime

 

Applied Experience for Criminal Justice (Pass/Fail 3-9 credits required)

Course No.
Course Name
Semester Taken
CRIMJUST 495 Criminal Justice Internship (prerequisite 18 CJ credits or permission)

 

 

Note: Criminal Justice Internship is normally taken after the junior year for 3 to 9 credits. One credit is equivalent to 40 hours at the placement site plus written requirements. See your advisor to select and schedule an internship