Within a Christ-centered liberal arts curriculum, the mission of the criminal justice program is to provide students with a strong foundation in the studies of criminology including criminal law, legal systems, corrections, and policing in order to prepare them to enter advanced programs in legal studies and law enforcement, and for allied careers in the criminal justice field. 

Required Courses
CRJ 101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CRJ 201Criminal Law and Procedure3
CRJ 300Legal Writing and Communication3
CRJ 325Police, Technology, and Society3
CRJ 330Corrections3
CRJ 360Race, Gender, Ethnicity, and Criminal Justice3
CRJ 361Juvenile Justice and Delinquency3
CRJ 410Criminal Courts3
CRF 445Criminal Justice Internship3
CRJ 490Criminal Justice Seminar3
MA 285XStatistics4
POL 250American Government3
POL 255XConstitutional Law3
SOC 324XCriminology3
Areas of Integration
Choose two classes, 6 hours from one of the following categories:6
Introduction to Business Law
Principles of Accounting I
Principles of Accounting II *
Psychology of Addiction
Abnormal Psychology *
Personality Theories *
Social Problems
Interpersonal Skills
Interpersonal Communication
Crisis Intervention *
Personality Theories *
Conflict Management *
Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Integration
Criminal Procedure (3 units) Human Trafficking (3 units), Immigration Law (3 units), Victimology and Restorative Justice (3 units), Legal Fundamentals (3 units), Contracts (3 units), Torts (3 units), Philosophy and Theology of Justice (3 units), Business Organizations (3 units)
  • Courses with an asterisk have prerequisites that students should be aware of.
Total Hours49