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  Oct 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminal Justice, B.S.


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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


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