Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice: Cyber Forensics Concentration

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The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years.


Course Credits
Freshman Year  
First Semester 16
ENG 101  English Composition I 3
JUS 101  Introduction to Criminal Justice Studies 3
JUS 103  Correctional Systems 3
UNI 100  First-Year Seminar 1
Related Elective 3
General Education Course 3
   
Second Semester 15
JUS 102  Introduction to Law Enforcement 3
JUS 105  Introduction to Forensic Science 3
Related Elective 3
Free Elective 3
General Education Course 3
   
Sophomore Year  
Third Semester 15
JUS 331  Juvenile Justice 3
JUS 361  Court Systems 3
Free Elective
3
General Education Course
3
Laboratory Course 3
   
Fourth Semester 15
JUS 375  Criminal Law 3
JUS 376  Criminal Procedure 3
Free Electives 6
General Education Course 3
   
Junior Year  
Fifth Semester 15
JUS 466  Leadership and Ethics in Criminal Justice 3
JUS 485  Forensic Law
3
Free Elective
3
General Education Courses 6
   
Sixth Semester 15
JUS 495  Research Methods in Criminal Justice
3
Related Elective
3
Free Elective
3
General Education Courses 
6
   
Senior Year  
Seventh Semester 15
JUS 496  Criminological Theory 3
Related Elective 3
Free Elective 3
General Education Courses 6
   
Eighth Semester 15
JUS 499  Seminar in Criminal Justice Studies 3
Related Elective 3
Free Elective 3
General Education Courses 6
Total 120

Concentration Courses (12 credits)

  • JUS 105  Introduction to Forensic Science
  • JUS 397  Law and Evidence
  • JUS 487  Computer Forensics
  • JUS 488  Cyber Crime Investigation

Related Electives (9 credits)

  • JUS 201  Criminal Investigation
  • JUS 220  High Tech Crime Investigation
  • JUS 380  Crime Scene Imaging
  • JUS 399  Selected Topics (Cyber Forensics)
  • JUS 405  Cyber Security
  • JUS 425  Advanced Criminal Investigation and Law
  • JUS 485  Forensic Law
  • JUS 498  Internship Cyber Forensics

Program Notes:

  • 42 credits (or 14 courses) of upper-division (300- to 400-level) courses are required.
  • Any related electives not listed must be approved by a Criminal Justice Adviser located in AZO 117 or 118.