The purpose of the Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice (CJBS) Program is to expand students critical and analytical thinking skills, advance students ability to communicate complex data, both verbally and written, and prepare students for higher-level positions within the criminal justice sector, or gain admission to graduate-level programs.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 120 CREDITS)

REQUIRED COURSES

General Education Requirements (39 Credits)

COMMUNICATIONS (9 CREDITS) Credit Hours
ENC 1101
English Composition I **
3
ENC 1102 English Composition II ** 3
SPC 1017 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
HUMANITIES (6 CREDITS) Credit Hours
6
BEHAVIORAL/ SOCIAL SCIENCE (6 CREDITS) Credit Hours
                                                                                                                                6
NATURAL SCIENCE (7 CREDITS includes 1 Lab. hour) Credit Hours
7
MATHEMATICS(3 CREDITS) Credit Hours
MAC 1105 College Algebra I ** 3
STA 2014 Introduction to Statistics** 4
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS) Credit Hours
CGS 1030 Introduction to Information Technology 4
SLS 1501 College Study Skills 0
CORE REQUIREMENTS (62 CREDITS)
Lower Level Courses (12 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
CCJ 2210 Introduction to Criminal Law 3
CJC 2000 Introduction to Corrections 3
CJE 2000 Introduction to Security and Law Enforcement 3
CJE 2600
Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation
3
Upper Level Courses (30 CREDITS) Credit Hours
CJL 4885 Constitutional Law (cross-reference: PLA 4885) 3
CJL 4133 The Law of Evidence (cross-reference: PLA3428) 3
CCJ 4351 Correctional Operations 3
CCJ 4700
Methods of Research in Criminal Justice
3
CJL 4412 Criminal Law (cross-reference: PLA 3304) 3
CJE 4310 Police Administration 3
CJL 3410 Criminal Procedure (cross-reference: PLA 3308 3
GEB 3213 Business Communication 3
CCJ 4487 Ethics in the CJ System 3
CJE 4710 CJ Integrated Capstone Project 3
ELECTIVES (39 CREDITS)
SUGGESTED LOWER LEVEL ELECITVES (9 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
CCJ 2001 Criminology 3
CJJ 2002 Juvenile Delinquency I 3
CCJ 2940 Criminal Justice Internship 3
CJE 2005
Introduction to Criminal Justice
3
CJL 2400 Introduction to Criminal Procedures 3
SUGGESTED UPPER LEVEL ELECTIVES (30 CREDITS) Credit Hours
CCJ 4940 Internship in Criminal Justice 3
CCJ 4905 Directed Independent Study in Criminal Justice 3
CJL 4044 Tort Law (cross-reference: PLA 3274) 3
CCJ 4662
Minorities and Crime
3
CCJ 3011 Juvenile Justice 3
CCJ 4661 Terrorism 3
CJE 4144 Private Security 3
CJC 4163 Community-Based Corrections 3
CCJ 4644 White Collar Crime 3
CCJ 4074 Correctional Law 3
CJE 3721 Forensic Psychology 3
CCJ 3461 Communication Skills for the Criminal Justice Professional 3
All College Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.NOTE: A total of up to 60 credits may be transferred from the General Education and/or Elective courses taken during a degree program.FNU reserves the right to transfer the appropriate courses.
*General Education Component (see page 132)
**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.