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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.

CORE REQUIREMENTS FOR HISTORY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE MAJORS
Three hours of lower-division American History. These are embedded in the HU133 and/or 143 American Thought & Culture courses. Three hours of lower-division World History.  These are embedded in the HU233 and/or 243 Western Thought & Culture courses.

B.S. IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE   (48)

Core Requirements for all Criminal Justice Majors( 6)       

Criminal Justice majors select four courses  (12)
(12 hours) from the following:

AN303  Cultural Anthropology  3
BA215  Macro Economics  3
BA225  Micro Economics  3
PO103 Introduction to Politics  3
PO203  American Government  3
SO203  General Sociology  3

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
CJ403 Ethics, Communication & Reporting 3
CJ433 Legal Aspects of Evidence  3
CJ443 Internship   3

Total Degree Requirements for this Major (129)
*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.

Specific Requirements  (18)

CJ103 Administration of Justice  3
CJ213 Corrections  3
CJ313 Concepts of Criminal Law  3
CJ323 Criminology  3
CJ413 Juvenile Delinquency  3
CJ403 Ethics, Communication & Reporting 3

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