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B.S Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Curriculum

(Leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree)

Core Curriculum I – IV (42 Hours)

Criminal Justice majors must take
PSY251 General Psychology (3)

Preprofessional, Major and Elective Courses (21 Hours)
CSC 210 Introduction to Computer Science (3)
Or
SOC 222 Computer Applications in the Social Sciences (3)
CRJ 251 Introduction to Corrections (3)
CRJ 248 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
ENG 218 Intermediate Composition (3)
PHL364 Introduction to Ethics (3)
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology (3)
SOC 213 Social Problems (3)

Required Major Courses (23-30 Hours)
CRJ 249 Criminal Law I (3)
CRJ 349 Criminal Law II (3)
CRJ 361/SOC 361 Social Science Statistics (3)
CRJ 442 Criminology (3)
CRJ 450 Criminal Justice Research Methods (3)
CRJ 453 Professional Internship I (5)
(or CRJ 459 Professional Internship II, 12 hours for those students whose GPA is 2.5 or above)
CRJ 456 Seminar in Criminal Justice (3)

Major Concentration – Law Enforcement (18 Hours)

Required Courses (12 Hours)
CRJ 201 Introduction to Law Enforcement (3)
CRJ 252 Police-Community Relations (3)
CRJ 353 Police Administration (3)
CRJ 454 Criminal Investigations (3)
Elective Courses (6 Hours)
CRJ 202 Private Security (3)
CRJ 247 Introduction to the American Court System (3)
CRJ 358 Criminalistics (3)
CRJ 359 Patrol Administration (3)
CRJ 360 Highway Traffic Administration (3)
CRJ/SOC 362 Drugs and Drug Abuse (3)
CRJ 455 Law of Evidence (3)
SOC 350 Deviant Behavior (3)
SOC 430 Minority Group Problems (3)
PSY353 Abnormal Psychology (3)
POS 218 State and Local Government (3)
POS 407 American Constitutional Law I (3)

Minor Courses (18 Hours)
TOTAL SEMESTER HOUR REQUIREMENTS (122-129 Hours)

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