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 1102English Composition II **3
SPC 1017Fundamentals of Oral Communication3
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 1105College Algebra I **3
STA 2014Introduction to Statistics**4
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS)Credit Hours
CGS 1030Introduction to Information Technology4
SLS 1501College Study Skills0
CORE REQUIREMENTS (62 CREDITS)
Lower Level Courses (12 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
CCJ 2210Introduction to Criminal Law3
CJC 2000Introduction to Corrections3
CJE 2000Introduction to Security and Law Enforcement3
CJE 2600
Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation
3
Upper Level Courses (30 CREDITS)Credit Hours
CJL 4885Constitutional Law (cross-reference: PLA 4885)3
CJL 4133The Law of Evidence (cross-reference: PLA3428)3
CCJ 4351Correctional Operations3
CCJ 4700
Methods of Research in Criminal Justice
3
CJL 4412Criminal Law (cross-reference: PLA 3304)3
CJE 4310Police Administration3
CJL 3410Criminal Procedure (cross-reference: PLA 33083
GEB 3213Business Communication3
CCJ 4487Ethics in the CJ System3
CJE 4710CJ Integrated Capstone Project3
ELECTIVES (39 CREDITS)
SUGGESTED LOWER LEVEL ELECITVES (9 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
CCJ 2001Criminology3
CJJ 2002Juvenile Delinquency I3
CCJ 2940Criminal Justice Internship3
CJE 2005
Introduction to Criminal Justice
3
CJL 2400Introduction to Criminal Procedures3
SUGGESTED UPPER LEVEL ELECTIVES (30 CREDITS)Credit Hours
CCJ 4940Internship in Criminal Justice3
CCJ 4905Directed Independent Study in Criminal Justice3
CJL 4044Tort Law (cross-reference: PLA 3274)3
CCJ 4662
Minorities and Crime
3
CCJ 3011Juvenile Justice3
CCJ 4661Terrorism3
CJE 4144Private Security3
CJC 4163Community-Based Corrections3
CCJ 4644White Collar Crime3
CCJ 4074Correctional Law3
CJE 3721Forensic Psychology3
CCJ 3461Communication Skills for the Criminal Justice Professional3
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.