2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, B.S.

Program Requirements

Core Requirements: Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.

Other Major Requirements: Grade of C or higher in all major courses. No academic credit is awarded for life experiences or for military, police academy, or other professional training. Criminal Justice majors must earn at least 50% of their credits in criminal justice through instruction offered by the institution.

Graduation Requirements: All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.

University College Core Curriculum: 38 Credits

Transitional Studies - University Studies: 2 Credits

UNIV 101 -UNIV 102  required for all first time students; UNIV 110  required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111  may be required based on academic performance.

Select one option from the following:

Communication Skills - Written Communication: 3 Credits

Communication Skills - Oral Communication: 3 Credits

Information Literacy: 3 Credits

Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking: 3 Credits

Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning: 3 Credits

MATH 121  may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.

Select one from the following:

Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences: 7 Credits

At least one natural science class must include its associated lab. Some majors require two lab sciences, increasing requirement to 8 credits.

Select from the following:

Scientific Literacy - Social Sciences: 3 Credits

Select one from the following:

Program Requirements: 82 Credits

Non-CRJC Courses:

Or one of the following approved, non-CRJC courses:

Other Required Courses: 9 Credits

(POLI 210  does not meet this requirement if taken to fulfill core requirements)

Minor or Free Electives: 19 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 120