Criminal Justice Major

The criminal justice major requires 43 credit hours plus a two-class (6-8 hours) area of integration, for a total of 49 - 51 credit hours.

Required Courses
CRJ 101Introduction to Criminal Justice 33
CRJ 201Criminal Law and Procedure 33
or MLS 531 Criminal Law
CRJ 300Legal Writing and Communication 13
CRJ 325Police, Technology, and Society3
CRJ 330Corrections 13
or MLS 575 Law and Theory of Corrections
CRJ 360Race, Gender, Ethnicity, and Criminal Justice 1, 33
CRJ 361Juvenile Justice and Delinquency 13
or MLS 565 Juvenile Law and Delinquency
CRJ 410Criminal Courts3
CRJ 445Criminal Justice Internship3-12
CRJ 490Criminal Justice Seminar 13
POL 250American Government 33
POL 255XConstitutional Law3
PSY 285XStatistics 34
SOC 324XCriminology3
Area of Integration
Choose two classes, 6-8 hours, from one of the following categories:6-8
Introduction to Business Law
Principles of Accounting I
Principles of Accounting II 1
Individual Income Taxation 1
Management Information Systems 1, 3
Biology: Plant and Animal Kingdoms 1, 3
Microbiology 1
Genetics 1
Cell and Molecular Biology
Introduction to Forensic Science
General Chemistry II 1
Writing for Publication
Social and Interactive Media Strategies 3
Intercultural Communication 3
Interpersonal Communication
Group and Organizational Communication
Computer Science
Computer Hardware
Computer Programming II 1
Data Science I 1
Computer Networking 1
Web Programming 1
Group Dynamics 1
Introduction to Social Work 1
Cognitive Behavioral Psychology 1
Therapeutic Psychology 1
Psychology of Addiction 3
Personality Theories 1
Abnormal Psychology 1
American Church History 3
History of Ideas in America 3
African American History 3
Interpersonal Skills
Interpersonal Skills Training
Crisis Intervention
Advanced Interpersonal Skills Training 1
Educational Psychology/Human Development 1
Educational Psychology/Human Development
Theories of Learning 1
Child Development 1
Psychology of Adolescence 1
Adult Development 1
Interpreting and Teaching the Bible 1, 3
Theology I: The God of the Gospel 1
Theology II: The Gospel of God 1
American Church History 1
Undergraduate Research 1
Research Methods and Design 1
Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Integration 2
Philosophy and Theology of Justice
Human Trafficking
Legal Fundamentals
Victimology and Restorative Justice
Business Organizations
Criminal Procedure
Total Hours49-60