Criminal Justice

Requirements for the Major & Minor

Major in Criminal Justice (36 hours)
CRJ 160: Introduction to Criminal Justice
POL 101: Introduction to American Government
POL 337: U.S. Legal System
PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology
PSY 256: Forensic Psychology
SOC 304: Introduction to Social Science Research Methods
SOC 385: Criminology
SOC 405: Empirical Research Project

One additional Criminal Justice course from:
CRJ 362: Juvenile Delinquency
CRJ 370: Criminal Law
CRJ 372: Criminal Procedure
CRJ 390: Special Topics
CRJ 490: Internship in Criminal Justice (3 hours)

One additional Criminology course from:
PSY 265: Abnormal Psychology
SOC 313: Deviance
SOC 350: Women, Crime, & Justice
SOC 367: Law and Society

Two Justice Studies courses (from two separate disciplines) from:
AFR 210: Civil Rights and the Black American
AFR 221: Prison Narratives
PHI 195: Introduction to Ethics
PHI 235: Philosophy of Law
PHI 237: Gender, Philosophy, and Law
POL 330: Race, Law, and Politics
POL 332: Women, Law, and Politics
REL 230: Approaches to Christian Ethics
REL 335: Christian Ethics in America

Minor in Criminal Justice (21 hours)
CRJ 160: Introduction to Criminal Justice
POL 101: Introduction to American Government
PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology
POL 337 or PSY 256 or SOC 385
One course from the Criminal Justice block
One course from the Criminology block (or POL 337 or PSY 256 or SOC 385)
One course from the Justice Studies block

At least 6 hours toward the minor must come from courses numbered above 300