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2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, Accelerated BS/MS (43-614) (140 hours)

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Major, Accelerated Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Degree

Only courses with a grade of C or better (including transfer courses) may be used to fulfill a core requirement in any major or minor offered exclusively by the Department of Criminal Justice. Students taking CJ courses to meet the requirements of majors/minors in other departments may use a D grade to fulfill requirements, unless stipulated by that department. A student may enroll in a course offered by the Department of Criminal Justice only if a grade of C or better is earned in each of the course’s prerequisites taken. A grade of D or better will meet the requirements for the 15 hours of CJ electives taken to fulfill a CJ major or any electives required for a CJ minor.

Criminal Justice, Accelerated BS/MS (43-614) (4 Year Guide)  

General Education Requirements: 39 Semester Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements.  The following general education classes are required by this major:

Undergraduate Free Electives: 29 Semester Hours

Minimum Undergraduate Hour Total: 107 Semester Hours

10 Competency 10 course

Required Graduate Courses: 21 Semester Hours

  • CJ 5000 - CJ Philosophy & Policy (3)
  • CJ 5003 - Causes of Crime (3)
  • CJ 5006 - Comparative & International CJ Systems (3)
  • CJ 5102 - Administration in Criminal Justice (3)
  • CJ 5301 - Legal Aspects of the Criminal Justice System (3)
  • CJ 5610 - Statistics for Criminal Justice (3)
  • CJ 5620 - Methods of Criminal Justice Research (3)

Graduate Research: 12 Semester Hours

- Thesis Option -

  • CJ 6000 - Advanced Research (3)
  • CJ 6600 - Thesis (3)
  • Approved Graduate electives (6)

- Non-Thesis Option -

  • CJ 5600 - Individual Research (3)
  • Approved Graduate electives (9)

Minimum Graduate Hour Total: 33 Semester Hours

Minimum Dual Degree Program Hour Total: 140 Semester Hours

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