Criminal Justice BA

Major Requirements

A major in criminal justice consists of

the criminal justice core plus

nine hours from:

PLAW 100Introduction to Law

3

PLAW 390Topics in Pre-Law

3

PBAD 205Introduction to Public Administration

3

PBAD 305Public Policy

3

PBAD 490Topics in Public Administration

3

POLS 110American Politics

3

POLS 335American Constitutional Law

3

POLS 365Judicial Process

3

POLS 404The Politics of Terrorism

3

PSYC 100General Psychology

3

PSYC 233Abnormal Psychology

3

PSYC 380Child and Adolescent Development

3

SOCI 105Introduction to Sociology

3

SOCI 220Contemporary Social Problems

3

SOCI 225Juvenile Delinquency

3

SOCI 345Criminal Behavior

3

SOCI 350Topics in Sociology

2 to 4

SPAN 120Elementary Spanish I

3

SPAN 121Elementary Spanish II

3

SPAN 150Spanish for Professionals

3

SPAN 310Advanced Strategies for Reading and Writing in Spanish

3

PLAW 390: maximum three hours

In addition, students must complete 12 hours from:

CJUS 111Self-Defense/Stress Management

3

CJUS 265Community-Based Corrections

3

CJUS 305Intermediate Sanctions

3

FORS 330Forensic Evidence

3

CJUS 335Victimology

3

CJUS 345Comparative Criminal Justice

3

CJUS 415Issues in Correctional Treatment

3

CJUS 420Special Topics in Criminal Justice

3

CJUS 430Fraud Examination and White-Collar Crime

3

CJUS 490Internship in Criminal Justice

3 to 12

FORS 430Special Topics in Forensic Science

1 to 4

CJUS 420: may be repeated if topics are different

CJUS 490: maximum three hours