Academics

Criminal Justice Program Requirements      

B.S. in Criminal Justice with a Probation, Parole and Courts Concentration (124 hours)
The following courses are required for a baccalaureate degree:

  1. 56 hoursGeneral Education

  2. 3 hours:  Requisites for the Major (common body of knowledge)

CRIJ 100 Intro to Criminal Justice

  1. 45 hours:  Upper Level Courses in Major

CRIJ 300 Criminology
CRIJ 310 Criminal Law
CRIJ 320 Laws of Evidence
CRIJ 370 Juvenile Delinquency
CRIJ 400 Ethics in CRIJ
CRIJ 470 Corrections
CRIJ 471 Probation and Parole
CRIJ 472 Comm. Based Corrections
CRIJ 495 Internship/Field Experience
CRIJ 497 Research in Criminal Justice
MGMT 360 Business Communications
CRIJ 499 Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice
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  1. 20 hours:  Electives


B.S. in Criminal Justice with a Forensic Science Concentration (124 hours)
The following courses are required for a baccalaureate degree:

  1. 56 hoursGeneral Education

  2. 3 hours:  Requisites for the Major (common body of knowledge)

CRIJ 100 Intro to Criminal Justice

  1. 45 hours:  Upper Level Courses in Major

CRIJ 300 Criminology
CRIJ 320 Laws of Evidence
CRJ 325 Forensic Psychology
CRIJ 355 Serial Killers
CRIJ 356 Cults in America
CRIJ 400 Ethics in CRIJ
CRIJ 420 Psychology of Stalking
CRIJ 440 Criminal Profiling
CRIJ 495 Internship/Field Experience
CRIJ 497 Research in Criminal Justice
CRIJ 499 Senior Seminar in CRJ
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  1. 20 hours:  Electives


B.S. in Criminal Justice with a Pre-Law or Professional Studies Concentration (124 hours)
The following courses are required for a baccalaureate degree:

  1. 56 hoursGeneral Education

  2. 3 hours:  Requisites for the Major (common body of knowledge)

CRIJ 100 Intro to Criminal Justice

  1. 45 hours:  Upper Level Courses in Major

CRIJ 300 Criminology
CRIJ 310 Criminal Law
CRIJ 311 Criminal Procedures
CRIJ 320 Laws of Evidence
CRIJ 330 Scientific Criminal Invest
CRIJ 400 Ethics in CRIJ
CRIJ 435 White Collar Crime
CRIJ 460 Deviant Behavior
CRIJ 495 Internship/Field Experience
CRIJ 497 Research in Criminal Justice
CRIJ 499 Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice
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  1. 20 hours:  Electives


A.S. in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Probation, Parole, and the Courts (64 hours)
The following courses are required for the Associates degree:

  1. 34 hours:   General Education

  2. 3  hours:    Requisites for the Major

CRIJ 100 Intro to Criminal Justice

  1. 27 hours:  Upper Level Courses in Major

CRIJ 300 Criminology
CRIJ 310 Criminal Law
CRIJ 320 Laws of Evidence
CRIJ 370 Juvenile Delinquency
CRIJ 400 Ethics in CRIJ
CRIJ 470 Corrections
CRIJ 471 Probation and Parole
CRIJ 472 Comm. Based Corrections
CRIJ 312 Interviewing Techniques


A.S. in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Forensic Science (64 hours)
The following courses are required for the Associates degree:

  1. 34 hours:   General Education

  2. 3  hours:    Requisites for the Major

CRIJ 100 Intro to Criminal Justice

  1. 27 hours:  Upper Level Courses in Major

CRIJ 300 Criminology
CRIJ 320 Laws of Evidence
CRIJ 325 Forensic Psychology
CRIJ 355 Serial Killers
CRIJ 356 Cults in America
CRIJ 400 Ethics in CRIJ
CRIJ 420 Psychology of Stalking
CRIJ 440 Criminal Profiling
CRIJ 312 Interviewing Techniques


A.S. in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Pre-Law or Professional Studies (64hours)
The following courses are required for the Associates degree:

  1. 34 hours:   General Education

  2. 3  hours:    Requisites for the Major

CRIJ 100 Intro to Criminal Justice

  1. 27 hours:  Upper Level Courses in Major

CRIJ 300 Criminology
CRIJ 310 Criminal Law
CRIJ 311 Criminal Procedures
CRIJ 312 Interviewing Techniques
CRIJ 320 Laws of Evidence
CRIJ 330 Scientific Criminal Invest
CRIJ 400 Ethics in CRJ
CRIJ 435 White Collar Crime
CRIJ 460 Deviant Behavior


Certificate in Criminal Justice (33 hours)
The following courses are required:

  1. 3 hours:   General Education

    CRIJ 100 Intro to Criminal Justice

  2. 27 hours: Upper Level Courses in Major

CRIJ 300 Criminology
CRIJ 310 Criminal Law
or CRIJ 311 Criminal Procedures
CRIJ 312 Interviewing Techniques
CRIJ 320 Laws of Evidence
CRIJ 330 Scientific Criminal Investigations
CRIJ 355 Serial Killers
or CRJ 356 Cults in America
CRIJ 370 Juvenile Delinquency
CRIJ 420 Psychology of Stalking
or CRIJ 440 Criminal Profiling
CRIJ 470 Corrections
or CRIJ 472 Comm. Based Corrections