Sample Curriculum

This curriculum map is representative of the course of study for this program. For updated information, download the 2012/13 University Catalog.

BA in Criminal Justice

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First Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
#CJ101 Introduction to CJ 3 #CJ102 Substantive Criminal Law 3
EN101 Comp. & Lit. I 3 EN102 Comp. & Lit. II 3
*Foreign Language (or Lab Science & Sociology) 6-7 *Foreign Language (or Lab Science & Psychology) 6-7
Math Elective (excludes MA103) 3
Total credits 12-13 15-16
Second Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CJ209 Methods Soc. Sci. Research 3 #CJ202 Criminology 3
EN201 World Literature I 3 EN202 World Literature II 3
*Lab Science & Sociolgy (** or Foreign Language) 6-7 *Lab Science & Psychology (** or Foreign Language) 6-7
MA232 Statistics (section CJ majors) 3 Political Science Elective 3
Total credits 15-16 Total credits 15-16
Third Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
#CJ308 The Police 3 #CJ310 The Courts 3
#CJ301 Criminal Procedures 3 #CJ312 Corrections 3
History Elective(preferable HI222) 3 #IS300 Management Information Systems 3
PH324 Criminal Justice Ethics 3 Humanities Elective 3
SO214 Race and Ethics Minorities 3 Free Elective 3
Total credits 15 15
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
#CJ Elective 3 #CJ410 Senior Seminar in CJ 3
PO321 US Con. Law (or free elect) 3 ***PO324 Civ. Lib. (or free elect.) 3
Humanities Elective(lit course) 3 #CJ Elective 3
Humanities Elective 3 Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3 Free Elective 3
Total credits 15 15

 

*Preference for SO201 Introduction to Sociology or SO202 Problems of Modern Society; excludes
SO214 Radical and Ethics relations
**If not taken freshman year.
***PO324 should be taken in spring only if PO321 was not taken in fall.
#Grade of “C” or higher required in these courses (CJ electives).
NOTE:In addition to the above, members of the Corps or Cadets are required to complete on ROTC course each semester through the third year.

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