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Criminal Justice Studies Curriculum Sequence

Semester 1 - Fall

Course Course Name Credit Hours
CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 202 Policing in America 3
ENGL 101 Composition I 3
  Life Sciences or Physical Sciences Elective 4
  Elective 3

Semester 2 - Spring

Course Course Name Credit Hours
CRJ 200 American System of Corrections 3
CRJ 201 Understanding Criminology 3
CRJ 215 Juvenile Justice System 3
ENGL 102 Composition II 3
MATH 131 or
MATH 141
Explorations in Mathematics or
Introduction to Statistics
3 or
4

Semester 3 - Fall

Course Course Name Credit Hours
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communications 3
CRJ 206 Criminal Investigations 3
CRJ 114 or
CRJ 208 or
CRJ 224 or
CRJ 296
Introduction to Private Security or
Administration of Justice or
Probation and Parole or
Special Topics in Criminal Justice
3 or
3 or
3 or
1-6
  Social and Behavioral Science Elective 3
  Humanities Elective 3

Semester 4 - Spring

Course Course Name Credit Hours
CRJ 204 Criminal Law 3
CRJ 222 or
CRJ 226 or
CRJ 299
Police/Community Relations or
Criminal Justice Careers Seminar or
Internship in Criminal Justice
3 or
2 or
1-6
  Social and Behavioral Science Elective 3
  Elective 3

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