In addition to meeting the liberal arts core requirements of the University, students must complete a minimum of 39 semester hours in the Criminal Justice curriculum, including all courses in the core group and enough courses in the elective group to produce at least 39 credits in the major. A minimum course grade of "C-" is required for each course in the major.

REQUIRED MAJOR CORE

Complete the following courses.

  • - Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 s.h.)
  • - Criminal Law & Procedure (3 s.h.)
  • - Ethics and the Law (3 s.h.)
  • - Practicum (2-3 s.h.)
  • - Statistics for Behavioral Sciences (3 s.h.) or
    • - Statistics for Behavioral Sciences (3 s.h.)
  • - Methods of Research (3 s.h.) or
    • - Methods of Research (3 s.h.)
  • - Delinquency and Criminology (3 s.h.)

ELECTIVE(S) IN MAJOR

Complete 18 s.h. from the following courses.

  • - Service Learning - Mentoring (1 s.h.)
  • - Crime in Film (3 s.h.)
  • - Criminal Law in Indian Country (3 s.h.)
  • - Juvenile Justice (3 s.h.)
  • - Drugs & Crime in Modern Society (3 s.h.)
  • - Use of Force in Policing (3 s.h.)
  • - Issues in Current Research (1 s.h.)
  • - Trial Process (3 s.h.)
  • - The Science & Law of Evidence (3 s.h.)
  • - Advanced Criminal Procedure (3 s.h.)
  • - Evidence II (3 s.h.)
  • - World Criminal Justice Systems (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics (1-3 s.h.)
  • - White Collar Crime (3 s.h.)
  • - Constitutional Issues & Criminal Justice Cases (3 s.h.)
  • - Policing:Operations & Issues (3 s.h.)
  • - Policing II (3 s.h.)
  • - Corrections: Operations & Issues (3 s.h.)
  • - Capital Punishment (3 s.h.)
  • - Independent Study (1-3 s.h.)
  • - Social Diversity (3 s.h.)
  • - Deviant Behavior (3 s.h.)

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