Criminal Justice - Online Law Enforcement Degree

The criminal justice degree with a concentration in law enforcement is tailored to those students who already know they want a career in law enforcement. This degree program provides students with the knowledge of fair and ethical police practices, investigative skills in a variety of specialties, crime control and prevention techniques, and leadership skills. Students already employed in law enforcement will find this degree program will supplement and enhance their current knowledge, skills, and abilities. The B.S. in Criminal Justice will also assist current officers in obtaining promotions and leadership opportunities that can influence current and future generations of law enforcement officers.

Curriculum

Courses Credit Hours
Area A-F 60 Hours
Required Upper Division Criminal Justice Courses
21 Hours
Law Enforcement Concentration Courses
  • 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 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 4600 - Police Problems and Practices
30 Hours
Choose 3 Additional Courses
Courses used to satisfy the concentration may not be used to satisfy this area
  • 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
9 Hours
Total Credit Hours
Varies by institution
120-124 Hours

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