Within a Christ-centered liberal arts curriculum, the aim of the Criminal Justice program is to provide students with a strong foundation in the study of criminology, including criminal law, legal systems, corrections, and policing. This program will prepare students to enter advanced programs in legal studies and law enforcement and for allied careers in the criminal justice field.
Students pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice need to complete the core program courses, as well as some strongly recommended General Education courses. Additionally, students should have skills in word processing, as well as proficiency using spreadsheets and databases.
|CRJ 201||Criminal Law and Procedure||3 hours|
|CRJ 210||Criminal Courts||3 hours|
|POL 250||American Government||3 hours|
|POL 255||Constitutional Law||3 hours|
|CRJ 300||Legal Writing and Communication||3 hours|
|CRJ 320||Police and Societal Interactions||3 hours|
|CRJ 330||Corrections||3 hours|
|CRJ 351||Drugs, Alcohol and Crime||3 hours|
|CRJ 360||Race, Gender, Ethnicity, & Criminal Justice||3 hours|
|CRJ 361||Juvenile Justice and Delinquency||3 hours|
|CRJ 420||Police Response to Protests, Riots
|CRJ 445||Criminal Justice Internship||3 hours|
|CRJ 460||Victimology and Restorative Justice||3 hours|
|CRJ 490||Criminal Justice Seminar||3 hours|
|MA 285X||Statistics||4 hours|
|SOC 324||Criminology||3 hours|
|(Varies)||Biblical Studies / Theology /
|(Varies)||College Writing||6 hours|
|(Varies)||Math or Computer Science||3 hours|
|(Varies)||Social Science||6 hours|
These requirements may be met by taking TIU courses (traditional face-to-face, accelerated face-to-face, modular, hybrid, and/or online), though transfer credit, credit for prior college-level learning, or credit by examination. No one course can satisfy two General Education requirements. No more than 9 credits can simultaneously count for both General Education and any major.
|SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology||3 hours|
|SOC 330||Race and Ethnic Relations||3 hours|
|PSY 255||Psychology of Addiction||3 hours|
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