Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Core Curriculum-65-71 hours

Christian Literacy-18-24 hours

Lower Level Courses-8-12 hours

  • BI 1211/1311 Life of Christ-2-3 hours
  • BI 1214/1314 Book of Acts-2-3 hours
  • BI 2202/2302 Pentateuch-2-3 hours
  • BI 2203/2303 Conquest and Divided Kingdom-2-3 hours

Upper Level Courses-10-12 hours

  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family-3 hours
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage-3 hours
  • BI Elective-2-3 hours
  • BI Elective-2-3 hours

Cultural Heritage Literacy-12 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Cultural Heritage I-3 hours
  • HU 1320 Western Cultural Heritage II-3 hours
  • HU 2320 Western Cultural Heritage III-3 hours
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage-3 hours

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy-10 hours

Mathematics-3 hours

MH 1338 Finite Mathematics or higher-3 hours

Physical Science (one course from the following list plus the companion lab)-3 hours

  • PHY 1304 Principles of Physical Science or higher
  • CHM 1300 Chemistry and Society or higher
  • Companion Lab-1 hour

Natural Science-3 hours

  • BIO 1300 Introduction to Biology or higher-3 hours
  • Companion Lab-1 hour

Information and Communication Literacy-15 hours

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

Communication-3 hours

EH 1303 Speech Communication-3 hours

Technology (Choose 1)-3 hours

  • CSIS 1301 Introduction to Computer and Information Science
  • CS 1305 Computer Programing I

Personal and Social Literacy-10 hours

Personal-7 hours

  • FASL 1090/2090/3090/4190 Service Learning-1 hour
  • FE 1111 Freshman Experience-1 hour
  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness-3 hours
  • PE 1126 Orienteering-1 hour
  • PE Activity-1 hour

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-57 hours

Criminal Justice Requirements-36 hours

  • CJ 1300 Introduction to Criminal Justice-3 hours
  • CJ 2311 Organization and Administration-3 hours
  • CJ 2331 Criminal Law-3 hours
  • CJ 3301 Criminology-1 hour
  • CJ 3305 Constitutional Law-3 hours
  • BCJ/cJ 3310 Corrections-3 hours
  • CJ 4302 Courts-3 hour
  • 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

Elective Courses (Select 7 courses)-21 hours

Law Enforcement

  • CJ 2310 Criminal Investigations
  • CJ 3302 Community Relations
  • CJ 3306 Private Security
  • CJ 3308 Terrorism
  • BCJ 3313 Cultural Diversity
  • CJ 40 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 4305 Special Issues
  • CJ 4350 Directed Study
  • Corrections/Counseling
  • CJ 3304 Juvenile Justice
  • BCJ 3324 Crisis Management

Total Hours-123-129 hours