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Social Science: Criminal Justice

 

Students interested in law enforcement and related careers can reach their goals by completing the requirements of the Criminal Justice major.

In this undergraduate program you will:

  • Study with faculty who have a wide variety of experience in Criminal Justice and access to many experienced Criminal Justice professionals in the city, county and state levels.
  • Participate in tours of law enforcement agencies, courts, prisons and more.
  • Have access to a new $77 million Public Safety Academy adjacent to the Corban campus.
  • Have opportunities to consider a career in law enforcement, including corrections, parole, probation, and private investigation.

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Major in Criminal Justice (50)

Specific Requirements (30)
CJ103 Administration of Justice (3)
CJ213 Corrections (3)
CJ313 Concepts of Criminal Law (3)
CJ323 Criminology (3)
CJ333 Crisis Counseling (3)
CJ343 Criminal Investigation (3)
CJ413 Juvenile Delinquency (3)
CJ423 Applied Reporting Techniques for Criminal Justice (3)
CJ433 Legal Aspects of Evidence (3)
CJ443 Internship (3)

Core Requirements for Social Science Majors (20)
Four hours of lower-division American History. These are embedded in the ID114, 124 American Thought & Culture courses, AND Four hours of lower-division World History. These are embedded in the ID214, 224 World Thought & Culture courses.

Select four courses from the following: (12)
AN303 Cultural Anthropology (3)
EC213 Macro Economics (3)
EC223 Micro Economics (3)
PO203 National Government (3)
SO203 General Sociology (3)
SS303 Social Science Research Methods (3)

Total Degree Requirements for this Major (128)
*Open electives are completed to meet the total hours required.

Minor in Criminal Justice (18)

Minors must be taken in conjunction with a major to satisfy requirements for a bachelor’s degree.

CJ103 Administration of Justice (3)
CJ213 Corrections (3)
CJ313 Concepts of Criminal Law (3)
CJ323 Criminology (3)
CJ413 Juvenile Delinquency (3)
CJ423 Applied Reporting Techniques: Criminal Justice (3)

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