Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ)

Emphasis in Security Administration

University Requirements: 11 hours/Grade of "C" or better    
MA 110 Exploring Mathematics OR  MA 116 College Algebra (3)
EN 101 Freshman Composition (3)
EN 300 Advanced Composition (3)

General Education Requirements: 36 hours/Grade of "D" or better           
A. Humanities: 12 hours selected from the general education curriculum ; 3 hours must be from art, music, or theatre; no more than 6 hours from one discipline.
B. Natural Science: 12 hours selected from the general education curriculum ; no more than 6 hours from one discipline.
C. Social Sciences: 12 hours selected from the general education curriculum ; no more than 6 hours from one discipline.

Core Security Administration Courses: 33 hours/Grade of "C" or better
CJ 100 Crime and Justice in America (3)
CJ 110 Introduction to Law Enforcement OR CJ 120 Introduction to Corrections (3)
CJ 130 Public and Private Security (3)
CJ 220 Criminal Justice Communications (3)
CJ 230 Principles of Investigation (3)
CJ 340 Crime Prevention (3)
CJ 350 Legal Issues in Security and Safety (3)
CJ 400 Criminal Justice Research Methods OR CJ 430 Criminal Justice Policies & Issues (3)
CJ 425 White Collar Crime (3)
CJ 470 Internship in Security (6)

Correlate Courses: 9 hours/Grade of "C" or better
CJ 303 Diversity in American Culture OR AN/SO 207 Race and Ethnic Relations (3)
CJ 325 Applied Criminology OR SO 305 Criminology (3)
CJ 450 Security Administration and Management (3)

 

Elective Security Administration Courses: 9 hours from the following/Grade of “C” or better
CJ 210 Criminal Law (3)
CJ 225 Jail Workshop (3)
CJ 240 Law of Corrections (3)
CJ 260 Independent Study (1-3)
CJ 270 Juvenile Justice (3)
CJ 290 Special Topics (1-3)
CJ 305 Crime and Justice in Film (3)
CJ 310 Police Problems/Practices (3)
CJ 315 Drug Abuse and Criminality (3)
CJ 320 Correctional Treatment Strategies (3)
CJ 330 Judicial Process (3)
CJ 345 Homicide Investigations (3)
CJ 355 Women in Criminal Justice (3)
CJ 360 Independent Study (1-3)
CJ 365 Police and the Community (3)
CJ 370 Fire Investigation and Prevention (3)
CJ 375 Forensic Psychology and Criminal Profiling (3)
CJ 380 Terrorism (3)
CJ 390 Special Topics (1-3)
CJ 395 Seminar in Metropolitan Criminal Justice (Summer) (3)
CJ 410 Criminal Procedure and Evidence (3)
CJ 415 Forensic Science in Criminal Justice (3)
CJ 420 Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Corrections (3)
CJ 440 Enforcement Administration (3)
CJ 445 Drug Enforcement Policies and Programs (3)
CJ 460 Correctional Administration (3)
CJ 465 Criminal Justice Planning (3)
CJ 475 The Police Experience (3)
CJ 495 The Correctional Experience (3)

 

Minor: A minor is required and must be approved by the Criminal Justice & Legal Studies Department.