May 12, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice Major (Bachelor of Science)

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Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125

Freshman - Credits: 32

  • Foreign Language   (Cr: 6) 
  • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)

Sophomore - Credits: 32-33

  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3-4)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Elective   (Cr: 3)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Global Issues General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Criminal Justice Electives   (Cr: 9)
  • General Education Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Elective   (Cr: 3)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • General Education Electives   (Cr: 9)
    (two must be above the 100 level)
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the criminal justice program, students will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in criminal justice.
  • Apply basic research methods in criminal justice, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
  • Apply basic criminal justice concepts and principles to real world settings.
  • Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the discipline.
  • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in academic discourse within the discipline.

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