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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Course Requirements

General Education Requirements(49 credits)
Biblical Worldview: Regent Cornerstone and Capstone (6 credits)
GENE 100 The Making of the Christian Mind (3 credits)
GENE 402 The Making of a Christian Leader (3 credits)
Biblical Worldview: Christian Foundations (9 credits)
BIBL 103 Old Testament Studies (3 credits)
BIBL 104 New Testament Studies (3 credits)
BIBL 111 Introduction to Christian History and thought (3 credits)
Written and Oral Communication (6 credits)
COMM 110 Public Speaking (3 credits)
ENGL 101 English Composition (3 credits)
Critical Thinking and Analysis (6 credits)
ENGL 102 Research and Academic Writing (3 credits)
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy (3 credits)
Quantitative and Scientific Literacy (7-8 Credits)
Mathematics (3 credits)
Math 101 Mathematics for Liberal Arts (3 credits)
Math 102 College Algebra (3 credits)
Math 201 Statistics (3 credits)
Math 211 Calculus (4 credits)
Math 220 Discrete Mathematics (3 credits)
Natural Sciences (4 credits)
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BIOL 101 Introduction to Biology with Lab (4 credits)
BIOL 102 Human Biology with Lab (4 credits)
EASC 101 Introduction to Earth Science with Lab (4 credits)
Cultural Perspective (15-16 credits)
Global Studies (3 credits)
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GEOG 101 World Geography (3 credits)
HIST 101 Western Civilization I (3 credits)
HIST 102 Western Civilization II (3 credits)
HIST 211 World History I (3 credits)
HIST 212 World History II (3 credits)
SPAN 101 Introductory Spanish I (4 credits)
SPAN 102 Introductory Spanish II (4 credits)
SPAN 210 Intermediate Spanish I (3 credits)
SPAN 211 Intermediate Spanish I (3 credits)
Literature (3 credits)
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ENGL 205 Literature of the Western World (3 credits)
ENGL 377 Shakespeare (3 credits)
Economics (3 credits)
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ECON 101 Introduction to Economics (3 credits)
ECON 120 Microeconomics (3 credits)
Arts (3 credits)
GENE 200 Art and Culture (3 credits)
U.S. History (3 credits)
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HIST 201 U.S. History I (to 1877) (3 credits)
HIST 202 U.S. History II (from 1877) (3 credits)
Total General Education Credits Required: (49 credits)

Please note: the information shown on these pages is for general reference only. Please refer to the academic catalog in effect at the time of your admission for specific requirements related to general education and other academic programs.

Required Courses for the Major in Criminal Justice (48 credits)
CRJU 131 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
CRJU 220 Criminology (3)
CRJU 231 Juvenile Justice (3)
CRJU 280 Criminal Investigation (3)
CRJU 330 Corrections (3)
CRJU 335 Criminal Evidence (3)
CRJU 340 Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice (3)
CRJU 361 Ethics in Criminal Justice (3)
CRJU 387 Research Methods (3)
CRJU 410 Theories of Criminal Justice (3)
CRJU 430 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems (3)
CRJU 460 Senior Research in Criminal Justice (3)
Students majoring in Criminal Justice must also select one of the following courses:
CRJU 345 Criminal Law (3)
CRJU 350 Criminal Procedure (3)
Students majoring in Criminal Justice must also select three of the following courses (only one CRJU 495 internship experience may be used for credit):
GOVT 210 Introduction to Public Policy and Administration (3)
GOVT 303 State and Local Government (3)
CRJU 345 Criminal Law (3)
CRJU 350 Criminal Procedure (3)
CRJU 370 Homeland Security (3)
CRJU 380 Domestic and International Terrorism (3)
CRJU 420 Law Enforcement Organization and Administration (3)
CRJU 433 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice (3)
CRJU 495 Internship (1-6)
Electives (23 credits)
Elective credits can be taken in any discipline (100-400 college-level courses)
Total Degree Hours: 120
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