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

Concentration Courses

  • JUS 265  Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals
  • JUS 365  Mock Trial Concepts
  • JUS 397  Law and Evidence

Related Electives

  • JUS 105  Introduction to Forensic Science
  • JUS 201  Criminal Investigation
  • JUS 220  High Tech Crimes
  • JUS 305  International Criminal Justice
  • JUS 309  White Collar Crime
  • JUS 345  Probation and Parole
  • JUS 394  Problems in Policing
  • JUS 399  Selected Topics
  • JUS 465  Applied Mock Trial
  • JUS 485  Forensic Law
  • JUS 498  Criminal Justice Internship (Law)