Demonstration for class

BS in Criminal Justice Courses

The curriculum requires the completion of 120 hours of course work. The average course load is 15-16 hours based on eight semesters.

General Education Requirements  - 42 credit hours

ENG 103 English Compositions I
ENG 113 English Composition II
SP 203 Effective Speaking
 or COM 163 Interpersonal Communication
Humanities Elective
Social Sciences Elective
 or Mathematics Elective
MA 113 College Algebra
 or MA 153 Finite Mathematics
BIO 104 General Biology w/lab
HIS 103 American History I
 or his 203 World Civilization I  
HIS 113 American HIstory II
 or  HIS 213 World Civilization II     
SOC 103 Principles of Sociology
 or PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
GOV 113 Introduction to Government
EXS 102 Lifetime Wellness
INF 103 Information Technology Applications                                                                                                                               

Content Requirements - 46 credit hours

GOV 333 State and Local Government
GOV 403 American Constitutional Development
LE 103 Introduction to Criminal Justice
LE 153 Juvenile Justice
LE 253 Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections
LE 263 Introduction to Criminal Law and Justice
LE 273 Criminal Procedures and Evidence
LE 343 Criminalistics and Crime Scene Investigations I
LE 473 Law Enforcement Internship I
 or LE 433 Criminal Justice Capstone Demonstration
PSY 383 Forensic Psychology
UE 101 University Experience

Select one of the following five concentrations - 15 credit hours

Option A - Law Enforcement

LE 313 Police Administration
LE 353 Criminalistics & Crime Scene Investigations II
LE 423 Criminal Justice & Agency Administration
PSY 443 Advanced Forensic Psychology
SOC 323 The Family

Option B - Forensic/Correctional Psychology

LE 363 Institutional Corrections & Correctional Law
PSY 323 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 413 The Psychology of Addiction
PSY 423 Counseling Theories & Practices
PSY 443 Advanced Forensic Psychology

Option C - Agency Administration

LE 313 Police Administration
LE 363 Institutional Corrections & Correctional Law
LE 423 Criminal Justice & Agency Administration
MGT 313 Human Resources Management
MGT 363 Organizational Behavior

Option D - Addictions*

PSY 363 Counseling
PSY 413 The Psychology of Addiction
PSY 433 Issues of Substance Abuse in Family Systems
PSY 483 Counseling Issues in Substance Abuse
PSY 493 Issues and Ethics in Psychology and Counseling
* Additional coursework required to meet licensing requirements

Option E - Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

LE 4015 Successful completion of Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Basic Training Course

Additional Requirements - 32 credit hours

Electives - 32 hours

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.