Curriculum

Core Requirements (42 semester hours)

CSJU 101 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System (3)
CSJU 220 Criminal Law (3)
CSJU 221 Law Enforcement & Society
CSJU 225 Introduction to Corrections (3)
CSJU 230 Juvenile Justice System (3)
CSJU 240 Criminology (3)
CSJU 310 Social Justice Issues (3)
CSJU 333 Criminal & Social Justice Research Methods (3)
CSJU 370 Criminal Justice and Diversity Issues (3)
CSJU 430 Comparative Justice Systems (3)
CSJU 410 White Collar Crime(3)** OR CSJU 494 Topics: (3)
CSJU 497 Internship (6-15)
POLI 346 Constitutional Law II: Bill of Rights (3)

 

Concentrations (9 semester hours)

Students must choose from one of six concentrations. Each concentration requires a minimum of three (3) courses from a single concentration. At least one course must be at the 300-400 level.

Forensics
BIOL 114 Human Biology/Lab (4)
CHEM 120 Foundations of Chemistry/Lab (5)
CHEM 495 Directed Study: Forensics (2)
PSYC 260 Introduction to Forensic Psychology (3)

Languages & Cultural Diversity
FORL 200/300 Intermediate or Advanced language course (minimum 6)
FORL 294/494 Cultural Diversity Topics (requires advisor approval) (3)
CSJU 497 Practicum (must be in a “diverse” setting that exposes the student to a culture different from his/her own) (3)

Leadership (open to practicing Law Enforcement officers only) All courses offered online.
ORGL 331 Leadership Principles (3)
ORGL 332 Interpersonal Communications in the Workplace (3)
ORGL 333 Team Building and Development (3)
ORGL 335 Strategies for Change (3)
ORGL 336 Ethics in the Workplace (3)
ORGL 337 Human Resource Issues for Leaders (3)
ORGL 338 Contemporary Issues in Leadership (3)

Politics & Law
CSJU 320 Terrorism (3)
CSJU 410 White Collar Crime (3)
CSJU 494 Topics: (3)
POLI 210 Introduction to Law (3)
POLI 350 Legal process/Mock Trial (3)
POLI 375 American Public Policy (3)

**Side note: if a student completed CSJU 410 to fulfill the requirement within the major, the student must choose a different course to complete the 9 hours within the concentration (no “double-dipping”)

Psychology
PSYC 240 Life-Span Development (3)
PSYC 250 Abnormal Psychology (3)
PSYC 260 Introduction to Forensic Psychology (3)
PSYC 302 Psychology of Terrorism (3)
PSYC 342 Adolescent Behavior (3)
PSYC 350 Personality (3)

Social Work
SWRK 315 Social Policy II (3)
SWRK 321 The Legal System and the Helping Profession (3)
SWRK 363 Social Work Practice I (3)
SWRK 364 Social Work Practice II (3)
SWRK 424 Social Work in a Pluralistic Society (3)

 

Specified General Education Required (12 semester hours):

MATH 105 Introduction to Statistics (3)
PSYC 111 General Psychology (3)
PHIL 320 Contemporary Issues in Ethics (3)
POLI 221 State and Local Politics (3)
 

Minor Program

Criminal and Social Justice (18 Semester hours)

Required Courses: (15 semester hours)
CSJU 101 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System (3)
CSJU 225 Corrections (3)
CSJU 240 Criminology (3)
CSJU 310 Social Justice Issues (3)
CSJU 412 Law Enforcement and Society (3)
 

Elective Course (3 semester hours)
Choose one course from the following:

CSJU 220 Criminal Law (3)
CSJU 320 Terrorism (3)
CSJU 325 Criminal Procedures (3)
CSJU 330 Criminal Evidence (3)
CSJU 333 Criminal and Social Justice Research Issues (3)
CSJU 370 Criminal Justice and Diversity Issues (3)
CSJU 410 White Collar Crime (3)
CSJU 494 Topics in Criminal and Social Justice (3)
POLI 346 American Constitutional Law II (3)
POLI 350 Legal Process/Mock Trial (3)
POLI 375 American Public Policy (3)
 

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