4-Year Plan, Major: SJ20 - BA, Criminal Justice
Catalog Term: Fall 2013
General Education Requirement     College Requirement     Major Requirement     Offered online since Fall 2012
Year One - Fall Semester
CJ200 Intro to Criminal Justice 3 hrs
CMM103 Fund Speech-Communication (Communication)3 hrs
ENG101 Beginning Composition (or equivalent) (Composition)3 hrs
FYS100 First Yr Sem Critical Thinking (FYS 100)3 hrs
ART 112, THE 112, or MUS 142 (Fine Arts)3 hrs
Year One - Spring Semester
IST120 Connections I (CT) (CT Designated Course)3 hrs
IST224 Intro to Forensic Science (Phys or Nat Science)4 hrs
(Humanities)3 hrs
MTH (PR if needed, else Elective)3 hrs
CJ Elective3 hrs
Recommended Hours:15 hours Recommended Hours:16 hours
Year Two - Fall Semester
IST150 Spreadsheet & Database Prin3 hrs
ENG201 Advanced Composition (Composition)3 hrs
IST220 Connections II (CT) (CT Designated Course)3 hrs
as Multicultural or International (Social Science)3 hrs
CJ Eelctive3 hrs
Year Two - Spring Semester
IST264 Technology Foundations 3 hrs
MTH 160 - Mathematics for Applied Science (Mathematics)5 hrs
CJ Elective3 hrs
Physical/Natural Science4 hrs
Recommended Hours:15 hours Recommended Hours:15 hours
Year Three - Fall Semester
CJ 3/400 Elective3 hrs
Physical/Natural Science4 hrs
Literature3 hrs
3/400 Elective3 hrs
CJ 3/400 Elective3 hrs
Year Three - Spring Semester
CJ302 CJ Research Methods3 hrs
3/400 Elective3 hrs
3/400 Elective3 hrs
Free Elective3 hrs
CJ 3/400 Elective3 hrs
Recommended Hours:16 hours Recommended Hours:15 hours
Year Four - Fall Semester
CJ404 Theoretical Criminology (Writing Intensive)3 hrs
3/400 Elective3 hrs
CJ 3/400 Elective3 hrs
Free Elective3 hrs
CJ 3/400 Elective3 hrs
Year Four - Spring Semester
CJ492 Senior Seminar (Capstone)3 hrs
(Writing Intensive)3 hrs
Free Elective1 hrs
3/400 Elective3 hrs
3/400 Elective3 hrs
Recommended Hours:15 hours Recommended Hours:13 hours
 
Other Requirements:
Minimum Number of Hours to Graduate:120
Minimum GPA to Graduate:2.0
Other:
  • Suggested electives for students interested in Law Enforcement: CJ 211, CJ 312, CJ 314, CJ 323, CJ 400, CJ 406, CJ 410, and CJ 490. Other options may include, but are not limited to: CJ 241, CJ 300, CJ 316, CJ 322, CJ 325, CJ 326, CJ 340, CJ 351, CJ 426, CJ 440, and Special Topics.
  • Suggested electives for students interested in Legal Studies: CJ 221, CJ 223, CJ 322, CJ 323, CJ 421, CJ 422, CJ 423, and CJ 490. Other options may include, but are not limited to: CJ 241, CJ 316, CJ 325, CJ 326, CJ 400, CJ 406, CJ 426, CJ 440, and Special Topics.
  • Suggested electives for students interested in Corrections: CJ 231, CJ 325, CJ 331, CJ 400, CJ 406, CJ 421, CJ 433, and CJ 490. Other options may include, but are not limited to: CJ 241, CJ 300, CJ 332, CJ 340, CJ 426, and Special Topics.
  • Students interested in a more generalized major should choose eight elective courses that suit their needs and career goals.

NOTES:

  1. Students are responsible for knowing and tracking their requirements for graduation and/or professional school entrance.
  2. Students are strongly encouraged to use elective hours toward a 2nd major, minor or certificate program. Students who do not have an ACT Mathematics score of 24 may use elective hours to complete math per-requisite requirements.
  3. Course offerings and course attributes are subject to change each semester. Please consult each semester's schedule of courses for availability and attributes.