2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

The Department of Socology, Political Science, Native American Studies and Environmental Studies, cont'd

Bachelor of Science Degree
Major in Criminal Justice

Courses Cre dits
General Education Requirements
The following General Education courses also satisfy requirements in the major:  SOCI 101, SOCI 201.  Students should consult with an academic advisor before registering for General Education courses in order to minimize the number of courses needed to satisfy the requirements of the major.
31
Language Requirement (See page 122) 8
Mathematics/Computer Science Courses
Students must take STAT 141 plus choose one additional course.
*STAT 141 Introduction to Statistical Concepts 3
Select second course from the following.  Must be in addition to course taken in General Education.
COMP 100 Topics in Computer Programming 3
COMP 311 Digital Logic Design 3
CSCI 111A Programming with Java I 4
CSCI 132 Basic Data Structures and Algorithms 4
CSCI 232 Data Structures and Algorithms 4
*M 171 Calculus I 4
M 172 Calculus II 4
*STAT 216 Introduction to Statistics 4
STAT 217 Intermediate Statistical Concepts 4
Total Mathematics/Computer Science Courses 6-8
Required Sociology Courses
*SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
*SOCI 201 Social Problems 3
SOCI 318 Sociological Research Methods 3
SOCI 319 Sociological Research Methods Lab 1
SOCI 382/PSYX 360 Social Psychology and Social Structure 3
SOCI 455 Classical Sociological Theory
OR SOCI 482 Contemporary Sociological Theory
3
SOCI 498 Internship/Cooperative Education 3
SOCI 499 Senior Thesis/Capstone 3
Total 22
Required Criminal Justice Courses
CJUS 421 Criminal Justice Ethics 3
SOCI 221 Criminal Justice System 3
SOCI 311 Criminology 3
SOCI 327 Sociology of Deviance 3
SOCI 423 Sociology of Corrections 4
Total 16
Restricted Electives
Choose 12 credits from the following courses:
CJUS 226 Introduction to Probation 3
CJUS 227 Introduction to Policing 3
CJUS 228 Race, Class, Gender and Crime 3
CJUS 413 Administration of Law Enforcement 3
CJUS 450 Computer Crime 3
HTH 411 Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention 3
NASX 379 Federal Indian Law 3
*PSCI 210 Introduction to American Government
OR PSCI 260 Introduction to State and Local Government
3
PSCI 370 Courts and Judicial Politics 3
PSCI 464 Local Government Administration 3
PSCI 472/HSTA 480 Constitutional Law:  Civil Liberties 3
PSCI 473/HSTA 481 Constitutional Law:  Powers and Structures 3
PSYX 382 Forensic Psychology 3
SOCI 330 Juvenile Delinquency 3
SOCI 332 Sociology of the Family 3
SOCI 425 Crime Prevention and Victimology 3
Total 12
Total for Major 50
Restricted electives selected with advisor approval 6
Unrestricted Electives V
Total Minimum Credits for Degree 120

Note:  A Minimum grade of “C” is required in all Sociology major coursework.

*May satisfy General Education requirements.

Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.

Suggested Plan of Study

Bachelor of Science Major in Criminal Justice

First Year F S
WRIT 101 3  
SOCI 101 3  
SOCI 221 3  
SOCI 201   3
Foreign Language 4 4
General Education 3 6
Elective   3
Totals 16 16
Second Year F S
SOCI 318   4
Criminal Justice Elective   3
STAT 141 and
M/COMP elective
3 3
General Education 6 3
General Education w/Lab 4  
Totals 13 13
Third Year F S
SOCI 311   3
CJUS 421 3  
SOCI 482 3  
SOCI 382   3
Criminal Justice Electives 6 3
General Education 3 3
Electives   4
Totals 15 16
Fourth Year F S
SOCI 327 3  
SOCI 423 4  
SOCI 499   3
SOCI 498   3
Electives 7 9
Totals 14 15

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