Students who major in criminal justice may choose the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science. The B.A. requires 36 semester hours of coursework that includes a minimum of 30 advanced (300 and/or 400 level) criminal justice credit hours. All majors are advised to choose elective courses related to specific career interests in their chosen field of criminal justice.
In addition to the requirements for the criminal justice major, students must complete the required university and college core requirements. As of fall 2016, those requirements include an approved minor consisting of 18 to 24 credit hours from any academic program offering a minor course of study.
All criminal justice courses must have a reported grade of a C or better to be credited toward the major.
If a student wishes to complete an additional major in criminal justice, the course requirements for the additional major will be the same as if criminal justice was the student’s primary major. The student’s core requirements will depend upon the requirements for the primary major.
In order for a student to receive credit for the additional major on her/his transcript, she/he must specifically request that transcript credit from the registrar’s office at the time that she/he files for graduation.