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Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice - Columbus State University


Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice

College of Letters and Sciences
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Letters and Sciences and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:
MATH 1001
MATH 1101
MATH 1111
MATH 1113
MATH 1125
MATH 1131

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:
ITDS 1125/ITDS 1779/ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/ LEAD 1705/ LIBR 1105/ POLS 2401/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ITDS 2125/PHIL 2010
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ ITDS 1145*/ MUSC 1100/ THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10-11
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:
ANTH 1145 (no lab); ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional); ASTR 1106/1306; BIOL 1215K (lab included); BIOL 1125 (no lab); BIOL 1225K (lab included); CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L; ENVS 1105/1105L (lab optional); GEOL 1110 (no lab); GEOL 1112/1112L; GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325 (lab optional); PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:
CPSC 1105; CPSC 1301/ 1301L; GEOG 2215; MATH 1113; MATH 1125; MATH 1131; MATH 1132; MATH 1165; MATH 2125; PHIL 2500; STAT 1127

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/ PHIL 2030/ PSYC 1101/ SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ ENGL 2136/ GEOG 1101/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18
A grade of "C" or better is required in each CRJU course.
CRJU 1105 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJU 2106 Survey of Corrections
CRJU 2105 Criminology
CRJU 2116 Victims of Violence
CRJU 2145 Criminal Law
CRJU 2165 Police Organization

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 21
A grade of "C" or better is required in each CRJU course.
CRJU 2146 Criminal Procedure and Evidence
CRJU 3125 Community Based Corr
CRJU 3136 Ethics
CRJU 3155 Juvenile Delinquency
CRJU 3165 Criminal Investigative Techniques
CRJU 4165 Police Comm Rel
CRJU 4210 Criminal Justice Capstone Course

Area H Program Electives Required Hours: 24
Select nine hours from the following:;
A grade of "C" or better is required in each CRJU course.
CRJU 3115 Deviant Behavior
CRJU 3116 Criminal Behavior
CRJU 3126 Institutional Treat of Crim Offend
CRJU 3135 Women in Crime and Justice
CRJU 3146 Criminal Justice Administrations
CRJU 3167 Forensic Evidence
CRJU 3168 Crime Scene Reconstruction and Investigation
CRJU 3555 Selected Topics in Criminal Justice
CRJU 4155 Juvenile Justice
Select fifteen hours from the following:
CRJU 3117 Research Methods in Criminal Justice
CRJU 3128 Correction Law
CRJU 4158 Juvenile Corrections
CRJU 4167 Criminal Justice & Cultural Diversity
CRJU 4168 Professionalism in Criminal Justice
CRJU 4169 Technical Writing in Criminal Justice
CRJU 4175 Interpersonal Communication in Criminal Justice
CRJU 4176 Constitutional Law & Criminal Justice
CRJU 4178 Forensic Criminal Justice
CRJU 4698 Criminal Justice Internship
Any JADM 3000 or 4000 level approved by department chair

Area I General Electives Required Hours: 15

Total Hours Required: 123

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