Criminal Justice Major

 

Major in Criminal Justice - 45 Credits 

Required in the Major: 

 

CRJU-122: Introduction to Criminal Justice (WOK: Behavioral)

CRJU-223: Criminal Law (WOK: Behavioral)

CRJU-225: Criminal Procedure (WOK: Behavioral)

CRJU-321: Criminology
CRJU-325: Restorative Justice
CRJU-401: Internship in Criminal Justice
CRJU-498: Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice
Five additional courses (15 credits) in Criminal Justice * chosen from the following, which may not be offered every semester:

  • CRJU-201: Crime and Punishment through Film
  • CRJU-210: Gender and the Law (WOK: Behavioral)
  • CRJU-220: Juvenile Justice (WOK: Behavioral)
  • CRJU-224: Criminal Investigation
  • CRJU-226: Deviance and Social Control (WOK: Behavioral)
  • CRJU-227: Corrections (WOK: Behavioral)
  • CRJU-230: Juvenile Delinquency (WOK: Behavioral)
  • CRJU-245: Inside-Out
  • CRJU-281: Special Topics in Sociology/Topics vary by semester (Repeatable for credit)
  • CRJU-481: Advanced Special Topics in Criminal Justice/Topics vary by semester (Repeatable for credit)

Choice of:  

  • SOCI-101: Introduction to Sociology (WOK: Behavioral)
    OR
  • SOCI-103: Social Problems (WOK: Behavioral)

SOCI-201: Social Inequality (WOK: Behavioral)

SOCI-302: Social Science Research Methods (Writing Intensive)

 

Recommended, but not required:  

CHEM-106: Introduction to Forensic Science (4 credits) (WOK: Scientific)

 

* Sociology and Human Services courses may also satisfy this requirement; an advisor will assist in choosing appropriate courses.

 

Sample Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice Major/selected minor (declaration of minor not required for graduation): Please note that this is a suggested academic plan only, it is not meant to address each student’s individual requirements or interests. Students will develop a personalized academic plan with a faculty advisor; however, it is the student’s responsibility to be aware of, register for, and successfully complete all of the requirements for graduation in the major.

 

Year One Fall 

15/16 

Year Two Fall 

15/16 

Year Three Fall 

14 

Year Four Fall 

16 

CRJU-122
ENGL-101
RLST-104
Language 103
WOK or elective
FYIN-100*
CRJU-223
GLST-201
SOCI-201
CRJU elective
WOK or elective
FYIN-101*
CRJU-321
RLST-2XX
PSPK-101 (1 cr)
Minor #1 or elective
WOK or elective (4 cr)
CRJU-498
Minor #4 or elective
Minor #5 or elective
WOK or elective
WOK or elective
Elective (1 cr)
       

Year One Spring 

15/16 

Year Two Spring 

15/16 

Year Three Spring 

15 

Year Four Spring 

15 

CRJU elective
ILAR-101
SOCI-101 or 103
WOK or elective
WOK or elective
PHED #1*
Swim Test*
CRJU-225
ETHS-201
CRJU elective
WOK or elective
WOK or elective
PHED #2*
SOCI-302 (WI)
CRJU elective
Minor #2 or elective
Minor #3 or elective
WOK or elective
CRJU-325
CRJU elective
Minor #6 or elective
WOK or elective
WOK or elective

 

*Non-academic credit - these courses do not apply towards the minimum required for graduation.

Minimum Academic Credits requires for graduation: 120