The Department offers BA and BS degrees in Criminal Justice Sciences. Through an interdisciplinary approach, the program provides students with a broad knowledge of theory, methodology, and practical applications.
Coursework in criminal justice is multidisciplinary, including coursework in law enforcement, corrections, the courts, and related social and behavioral sciences. Your degree will prepare you for entry-level positions in the justice system, as well as graduate or law school.
All students are required to complete 64 semester hours of required classes. In addition, students will need to complete their general education requirements, as well as other university wide requirements as listed in the undergraduate catalog. The following list outlines the major requirements. Visit the online Undergraduate Catalog for course descriptions and prerequisites.
Non-major electives include courses in Politics and Government, Psychology, Sociology, and Business, as well as other disciplines. These courses are designed to enhance your criminal justice program by providing perspectives and explanations from different disciplines.
You can find additional courses being offered in summer and fall of 2014 that fulfill the Group II requirements here.