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Criminology and Criminal Justice

Criminology and Criminal Justice - BA

This major requires a minor.

This degree program provides fundamental knowledge and skills that will enable students to pursue

diverse career paths in the broad area of criminology and criminal justice or to pursue higher education.

Total number of hours required for this degree:

120 hours

Total number of hours required (not including prerequisites) in major:

33 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

18 semester hours

Required courses the in major:

CRIJ 1301, CRIJ 2338, CRIJ 2355, CRIJ 2337, CRIJ 4301, CRIJ 4361, CRIJ 5389;

12 additional CRIJ hours, 9 which must be 3000 or higher

Suggested sequence of courses for Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

FALL - YEAR ONE

 

 

SPRING - YEAR ONE

 

(GE) ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

(GE) ENGL 1314

3 hrs

(GE) One of the following:

BIOL 1400, BIOL 2300,

CHEM 1401, PHSC 1411 or

PHSC 1412

3-4 hrs

 

(GE) 0ne of the following:

BIOL 1400, BIOL 2300,

CHEM 1401, PHSC 1411 or PHSC 1412

3-4 hrs

CRIJ 1301

3 hrs

 

(GE) MATH 1301 or higher

3 hrs

(GE) One of the following:

ARTS 1361, DRAM 2301,

DRAM 2310 or MUSI 2331

3 hrs

 

(GE) CISS 1310

3 hrs

(GE) One of the following:

RLST 1310, RLST 1333 or

RLST 1350

3 hrs

 

(GE) One of the following:

HIST 1301, HIST 1302 or

HIST 1356

3 hrs

INDS 1131 (for first term traditional freshmen)

1 hr

 

 

 

Total

16-17 hrs

 

Total

15-16 hrs

 

 

 

 

 

FALL - YEAR TWO

 

 

SPRING - YEAR TWO

 

CRIJ 2337

3 hrs

 

CRIJ 2338

3 hrs

CRIJ 2355

3 hrs

 

(GE) One of the following:

ENGL 2332, ENGL 2335, ENGL 2336 or ENGL 2370

3 hrs

(GE) Foreign language or

Multicultural course

3-4 hrs

 

(GE) Foreign language or

Multicultural courses

3-4 hrs

(GE) DRAM 2312

3 hrs

 

(GE) PHIL 2321

3 hrs

(GE) One of the following:

ECON 2301, PSYC 1305,

POLS 1301 or SOCI 1301

3 hrs

 

(GE) One of the following:

ECON 2301, PSYC 1305,

POLS 1301 or SOCI 1301

3 hrs

Total

15-16 hrs

 

Total

15-16 hrs

 

 

 

 

 

FALL - YEAR THREE

 

 

SPRING - YEAR THREE

 

SOCI 3311

3 hrs

 

SOCI 3316

3 hrs

CRIJ 2000+

3 hrs

 

CRIJ 3000+

3 hrs

Minor course 2000+

3 hrs

 

CRIJ 3000+

3 hrs

Minor course 2000+

3 hrs

 

Minor course 3000+

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

Elective course

3 hrs

Total

15 hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

 

 

 

 

 

FALL - YEAR FOUR

 

 

SPRING - YEAR FOUR

 

CRIJ 4361

3 hrs

 

CRIJ 5389

3 hrs

CRIJ 3000+

3 hrs

 

CRIJ 4301

3 hrs

Minor course 3000+

3 hrs

 

Minor course 3000+

3 hrs

Minor course 3000+

3 hrs

 

Elective course

3 hrs

Elective course

3 hrs

 

Elective course

3 hrs

Total

15 hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

The following components are required for all degrees:

General education, major, minor,and verification of completion of:

  • overall semester hours - 120
  • institutional semester hours - 45
  • overall advanced hours - 36
  • institutional advanced hours - 24

Prerequisites to the required courses in the major:

None

Foreign language requirement, if any:

None

Acceptable minor fields:

Any OLLU approved minor

Minor - Criminology and Criminal Justice

Total number of hours required in the minor:

18 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours in the minor:

6 semester hours

Required courses in the minor:

CRIJ 1301

Introduction to Criminal Justice

CRIJ 2337

Crime and Society

CRIJ 5389

Practicum

One of the following:

CRIJ 4361

Criminal Law

CRIJ 4363

Criminal Procedure

Two of the following:

CRIJ 2359

Juvenile Justice

CRIJ 3350

Law and Society

CRIJ 3356

Criminal Investigation

CRIJ 3352

White Collar Crime

CRIJ 3357

Juvenile Delinquency

CRIJ 3390

Special Topics

CRIJ 4350

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

CRIJ 4362

Probation and Parole

CRIJ 4370

Professional Ethics

CRIJ 5390

Special Topics