Criminal Justice

Program Requirements

  1. General requirements for the baccalaureate degree.
  2. Required courses: CRJ 101, 210, 242, 245, 340, 343, 344, 346, and 6 credit hours of practicum (CRJ 480/481); CRJ 347 (strongly recommended) or POL 364.
  3. Required support courses: SWK 200; SOC 330 or POL 231; POL 200, and 260; MAT 150 or SOC 230; MIS 210; and PSY 100 and 312.
  4. The comprehensive experience calls for the completion of 6 credit hours of practicum experience and a written report based upon the practicum experience.
  5. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in all major courses.

The Criminal Justice program requires 6 credit hours of applied practicum, which involves working in a criminal justice agency, such as the probation department, court system, police and sheriff's departments, and agencies serving troubled youth.

Requirements for a Minor:
  1. 18 hours of Criminal Justice coursework including CRJ 101 and 343, plus 12 hours at the 200 to 400 level (excluding CRJ 480/481).

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