Sep 19, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminal Justice and Criminology, B.S.


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Criminal Justice and Criminology, B.S. Degree Map  

The undergraduate major in Criminal Justice and Criminology leads to the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree. The academic goal of the major is to provide students with an understanding of crime: why it occurs, how it is measured and how it might be controlled. An additional goal is to help students develop the skills needed to obtain successful career opportunities within the criminal justice system or to advance in their current careers.

University Core Requirements (42 hours)


Communication (6 hours)


Mathematics (3 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses.

Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses.

Creative Arts (3 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses.

U.S. History (6 hours)


Government/Political Science (6 hours)


Social Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses.

Public Speaking (3 hours)


Component Area Options (3 hours)


Two 1-hour Life and Physical Science Labs are required co-requisites for the chosen science courses.

College Core Requirements (3 hours)


30 hours of upper-level credit must be “C” or better.

Core Requirement (3 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses.

Major Requirements (42 hours)


Courses


THREE upper-level CRIM electives are also required.

Elective Requirements


3 hours of upper-level (3300/4300) electives required. An additional 33 hours of any level (1300/2300/3300/4300) courses must be completed.

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