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Criminal Justice (B.A. and B.S.)

Major Requirements

Criminal Justice (B.A. and B.S.)

Major Requirements
Credit Hours: 49

BA and BS degree requirements for criminal justice
Core Courses: 28 hours
CJ 1003 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CJ 1113 Criminal Justice Writing 3
CJ 2303  Introduction to Social Science Research 3
PSYC 2303  Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 3
PSYC 2301  Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences Lab 3

Choose two of the following Theory courses (3 hours each):

6

CJ 3953  Gender, Violence, & Society

 

CJ 4313  Criminology

 

CJ 4413  Aggression & Violence

 
CJ 3853 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice 3
CJ 4983 Internship 3
CJ 4803  Senior Seminar 3

Choose one of the following three tracks to complete the BA/BS in Criminal Justice:

Track 1: Investigative/Analysis Track
Degree Requirements for Investigative/analysis track
Choose seven of the following courses: 21 hours
CJ 2703 Introduction to Criminal Investigations 3
CJ 3603  Logic and Computer-Based Crime Analysis 3
CJ 3613  Analysis of National Security 3
CJ 3703 Interviews and Interrogations 3
CJ 3713  Criminal Intelligence 3
CJ 4713  Fundamentals of Logic in Criminal Justice 3
PSYC 4443 Advanced Statistics 3
POLS 4114 Constitutional Law 4
3000-and 4000-Level CJ Electives as approved by Advisor (6 hours maximum) 6
Track 2: Leadership/Administration Track
Degree requirements for leadership/administrative track
Choose seven of the following courses:  21 hours
CJ 3413  Executive Legal Issues in Criminal Justice 3
CJ 3213  Principles of Leadership  3
CJ 3503  Police Organization and Leadership 3
CJ 3513  Paradigm Shifts and Culture  3
CJ 4303  Comparative Studies 3
CJ 4003  Critical Decision Making in Criminal Justice 3
CJ 4413  Global Security  3
POLS 4114 Constitutional Law 4
Track 3: Corrections Track
Degree requirements for CORRECTIONS track
Required Courses: 21 hours
CJ 2003  Prisons, Prisoners, & the Law 3
CJ 3103  Correction Operations 3
CJ 3303  Reentry, Reintegration, & Recidivism 3
CJ 3313  Juvenile Corrections 3
CJ 4213  Critical Issues in Corrections 3
3000-and 4000-Level CJ Electives as approved by Advisor 6
Contact

Professor Beth Green at emgreen@okcu.edu
Chair, Department of Criminal Justice
Director, Master of Science in Criminology Program

YOU QUALIFY FOR FINANCIAL AID

If you score above a 22 on the ACT/100 SAT with a 3.0 GPA, you qualify for: 

Academic scholarships from $1,700–$8,000 per year

Departmental scholarships from $3,000–$11,000 per year

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