Online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Degree

The criminal justice degree will prepare students to enter a field with many career options. Students will take courses in a wide variety of criminal justice-related topics that provide a solid foundation to jumpstart their career. Graduates have the opportunity begin their career in law enforcement (local, state, or federal) or in corrections (security, treatment, etc.). A criminal justice degree is also a solid foundation for those desiring to attend law school to become an attorney. For those already employed in the criminal justice field, a bachelor’s degree will assist in career advancement and open up promotion opportunities.

Curriculum

Courses Credit Hours
Area A-F 60 Hours
Required Upper Division Criminal Justice Courses
21 Hours
Choose 13 Courses
  • CRJU 3250 - Crime and Media
  • CRJU 3350 - Drugs in America
  • CRJU 3400 - Juvenile Delinquency and Justice
  • CRJU 3500 - Criminal Investigations
  • CRJU 3501 - Criminal Investigations II
  • CRJU 3600 - Criminal Justice Administration
  • CRJU 3710 - Special Topics in Criminal Justice
  • CRJU 3800 - Race, Ethnicity, and Criminal Justice
  • CRJU 3810 - Victimology
  • CRJU 4000 - Internship in Criminal Justice
  • CRJU 4110 - Law of Criminal Evidence
  • CRJU 4200 - Profiling Serial Offenders
  • CRJU 4210 - Terrorism and the Criminal Justice System
  • CRJU 4300 - Community Corrections
  • CRJU 4350 - Family Violence
  • CRJU 4500 - Management of Forensics
  • CRJU 4600 - Police Problems and Practices
  • POLS 3100 - Constitutional Law
  • PSYC 3850 - Forensic Psychology
  • SOCI 3800 - Development of Criminal Behavior
  • SJUS 3000 - Introduction to Social Justice
  • SJUS 4000 - Social Justice Culture
  • SJUS 3050 - Politics of Social Justice
  • SJUS 4050 - Law and Social Justice
  • SJUS 4800 - Social Justice Policy Analysis
39 Hours
Total Credit Hours
Varies by institution
120-124 Hours

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