Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Core Curriculum – 50 hours

Christian Literacy – 18 hours

Lower Level Courses – 12 hours

  • BI 1315 Biblical Worldview I – 3 hours
  • BI 1316 Biblical Worldview II – 3 hours
  • BI 2318 Understanding the Bible – 3 hours
  • BI 2319 Christian Ethics – 3 hours

Upper Level Courses – 6 hours

  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family – 3 hours
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage – 3 hours

Cultural Heritage Literacy – 9 hours

  • HU 2315 Western Tradition I – 3 hours
  • HU 2325 Western Tradition II – 3 hours
  • HY 2320 American Heritage – 3 hours

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy- 7 hours

Mathematics-3 hours

MH 1338 Finite Mathematics or higher-3 hours

Science (one course from the following list plus lab) – 4 hours

  • PHY 1304 Principles of Physical Science or higher
  • CHM 1300 Chemistry and Society or higher
  • BIO 1300 Introduction to Biology or higher

Composition and Literature – 9 hours

  • EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours
  • EH 2301, EH 2302 or EH 2304 – 3 hours

Personal and Social Literacy- 7 hours

Personal – 4 hours

  • FE 1111 Freshman Experience – 1 hour
  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours

Social Science (choose 1) – 3 hours

  • PY 1310 Introduction to Psychology
  • COU 2320 Introduction to Counseling
  • SY 2328 Introduction to Sociology
  • PS 2308 Introduction to American Constitutional Government
  • BA 2303 Macroeconomics

Major Field Requirements – 54 hours

Criminal Justice Requirements – 33 hours

  • CJ 1300 Introduction to Criminal Justice – 3 hours
  • CJ 2311/4311 Organization and Administration – 3 hours
  • CJ 2331 Criminal Law – 3 hours
  • CJ 3301 Criminology – 3 hours
  • CJ 3305 Constitutional Law – 3 hours
  • BCJ/CJ 3310 Corrections – 3 hours
  • CJ 4303 Interview and Interrogation – 3 hours
  • CJ 4304 Ethics and the Criminal Justice System – 3 hours
  • CJ 4307 Research Methods for Criminal Justice – 3 hours
  • CJ 4308 Criminal Justice Budgeting – 3 hours
  • CJ 4360 Internship – 3 hours

Courses (Select 7 courses) – 21 hours

Law Enforcement

  • CJ 2310 Criminal Investigations
  • BCJ 3302 Community Relations
  • CJ 3306 Private Security
  • CJ 3308 Terrorism
  • BCJ 3309 First Live Supervision
  • BCJ 3313 Cultural Diversity
  • CJ 4301 Criminalistics
  • CJ 4306 Criminal Behavior Analysis

Criminalistics (Forensic Science)

  • CJ 1301 Intro to Criminalistics
  • CJ 2304 Fingerprinting
  • CJ 2350 Crime Scene Investigation
  • CJ 3312 CJ and WWW

Courts and Law

  • CJ 2330 Evidence
  • CJ 2332 Biblical Law
  • CJ 4302 Courts
  • CJ 4305 Special Issues
  • CJ 4350 Directed Study

Corrections/Counseling

  • BCJ 3304 Juvenile Justice
  • BCJ 3324 Crisis Management

Electives – 18 hours

Total Hours – 122 hours