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2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, B.S.

Departmental Requirements: 45 Semester Hours

General Education Core

Communications (9 hours)

Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)

  • ENGL 2110 -ENGL 2230  - Sophomore Literature Course (3)
  • Elective One course from approved list. (3)
  • Elective One course from approved list. (3)

Total General Education Hours: 42

Upper-division Admission

For admission into the upper-division program of the Criminal Justice major, students must complete all of the requirements listed above under General Education Core and Other Requirements. In addition, they must have removed all high school deficiencies, passed all required remedial/ developmental courses, and earned a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on college-level course work. They must also have earned a minimum grade of C in CRMJ 2000 , CRMJ 2010 , CRMJ 2020 , and CRMJ 2030 .


Students must also complete a minimum of 15 hours of CRMJ electives at the 3000-4000 level. Police or correctional officers who have completed basic training at a city or state academy receive credit for the Senior Practicum (CRMJ 4000 ) by registering for it and completing a research paper. All other students must complete a semester of work in a criminal justice agency to gain practical experience. Students must earn at least a C in all 45 hours used to complete the major.

Suggested Four-Year Plan: