BS in Criminal Justice Courses

Demonstration for class

The curriculum requires the completion of 120 hours of course work. The average course load is 15-16 hours based on eight semesters.

General Education Requirements  - 36 credit hours

ENG 143 College Compositions 
SP 203 Effective Speaking
 or COM 163 Interpersonal Communication
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
Humanities Elective
Sciences Elective
 or Mathematics Elective
MA 113 College Algebra
 or MA 133 Quantitative Reasoning
BIO 1003 Plants and People
HIS 103 American History I
 or his 203 World Civilization I  
HIS 113 American HIstory II
 or  HIS 213 World Civilization II     
SOC 103 Principles of Sociology
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
POLS 113 Introduction to Government                                                                                                           

Content Requirements - 37 credit hours

CRJ 103 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJ 133 Criminal Justice Report Writing
CRJ 153 Juvenile Justice
CRJ 243 introduction to Criminology
CRJ 263 Introduction to Criminal Law and Justice
CRJ 273 Criminal Procedures and Evidence
CRJ 343 Criminalistics and Crime Scene Investigations I
CRJ 433  Criminal Justice Capstone Demonstration
CRJ 473 Law Enforcement Internship I
POLS 333 State and Local Government
POLS 403 American Constitutional Development
PSY 323 Abnormal Psychology
UE 101 University Experience

Select one of the following five concentrations - 15 credit hours

Option A - Criminal Justice Professional

CRJ 363 Institutional Corrections and Law
CRJ 423 Criminal Justice & Agency Administration
CRJ 453 Topics in CJ
PSY 303 Research Methods in Psychology
SOC 323 The Family

Option B - Psychology

PSY 303 Research Methods in Psychology
PSY 333 Psychology of Personality
PSY 343 Social Psychology
PSY 353 Child & Adolescent Psychology OR PSY 223 Lifespan Developmental Psychology
PSY 423 Counseling Theories & Practices

Option C - Indiana law Enforcement

CRJ 4015 Successful completion of Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Basic Training Course

Additional Requirements - 32 credit hours

Electives - 32 hours

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.