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2013-2015 Catalog 
2013-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, BS

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The following courses must be successfully completed with a grade of “C” or better in order to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice:


The following outline of courses details the 124 credit hours required for the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. Meeting graduation requirements is the responsibility of the student. Refer to the catalog for curricular specifics and a complete listing of required and elective courses and descriptions. Students must earn “C” or better in all “TEP” courses.

Plan of Study

University Requirements Transformative Education Program Core Competencies

Communication (21)

Critical Thinking (6)

  • PHIL (3) (Y1/Fall)
  • CJ 201 (3) (Y2/Fall)
Wellness (10)

5 Hrs Seminar (one 2 hour and 3 one hour)

*Two credit hours of wellness in FYE 101 /WEL 101  

And 2 (1) Activity Courses

Civic Engagement (3)

STEM & Quantitative Literacy (10)

  • STEM/(3) (Y3/Fall)
  • STEM LAB (1) (Y3/Fall)
  • QUAN (3) (Y2/Fall)
  • TECH (3) (Y2/Spring)
Servant Leadership (3)

  • (Y2/Spring)
Teamwork (3) ^

^ Note: May take this course outside of the major.

  • (Y4/Fall)
Innovation & Creativity (3)

  • (Y3/Spring)
Artistic Literacy (3) +

+NOTE: Must select a course outside their major.

  • (Y4/Spring)
Global Perspective (3)

Major Requirements (45)

Students must earn a “C” or higher in ALL courses in the major.

Free Electives (If applicable)

  • (3) (Y2/Fall)
  • (3) (Y3/Fall)
  • (3) (Y4/Spring)

Degree Totals

FYE 102  2  
University TEP 77  
TEP Major Hours (24)  
Major Hours 36  
Free Electives 9  

Total Degree Hours: 124

Course Sequence

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Total Credits: 17

Second Semester

Total Credits: 15

Senior Year

First Semester

  • (3)
  • CJ 402 - Criminal Justice Intership (3)
  • Any Teamwork Course (3)
  • Any Art Literacy Course (3)
  • Oral Communication Course (3)
  • Transitional Wellness (1)
Total Credits: 16

Total Credits: 12

Total Degree Hours: 124

Transformation Education Program Acronyms

WC: Written  Communication OC: Oral Communication
FL: Foreign Language & Sign Language AW: Advanced Writing
CT: Critical Thinking ID: Identity
WEL: Wellness SCL: Science with Lab
QL: Math TECH: Computer Technology
CE: Civic Engagement GP: Global Perspective
SL: Servant Leadership TW: Teamwork
IC: Innovation & Creativity AL: Artistic Literacy
CAP: Capstone  

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