Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
This program prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of criminal justice to structuring, managing, directing and controlling criminal justice agencies, including police departments, sheriff’s departments, law enforcement divisions and units, and private protective services.

Goals of the program are to provide knowledge and skills necessary for students interested in careers in criminal justice including: Police –State, County and Local Agencies, Criminal Investigator, Corrections Officer, Probation Officer, Parole Officer, Juvenile System, Private Security Officer. Program Level Assessment will include the following:

  • Explore the causes of crime and options for controlling it.
  • Examine fundamental concepts underlying the practice of justice.
  • Document the results of an investigation in an acceptable manner.
  • Analyze the impact of crime on our society.
  • Evaluate situations and determine sound moral, ethical, and legal implications.

 

Required Coursework (53 hours)

 CRJU 110 Introduction to Law Enforcement  3 credits
 CRJU 111 Police Administration  3 credits
 CRJU 120 Criminology  3 credits
 CRJU 211 Prevention of Crime & Juvenile Delinquency*  3 credits
 CRJU 114 Introduction to Corrections  3 credits
 CRJU 113 Criminal Investigation  3 credits
 CRJU/PHED 145 Physical Fitness for Law Enforcement  2 credits
 CRJU 212 Community Relations  3 credits
 CRJU 214 Public Service Administration  3 credits
 CRJU 216 Probation and Parole  3 credits
 CRJU 218 Social Justice  3 credits
 ENG 121 English Composition I*  3 credits
 ENG 122 English Composition II*  3 credits
 PHIL 210 Ethics*  4 credits
 PSI 111 State & Local Government*  3 credits
 PSY 101 Psychology*  4 credits
 SOC 120 Principles of Sociology*  4 credits

Communications (3 required credit hours)

COM 140 Speech* 3 credits
     OR
COM 150 Public Speaking* 3 credits

Mathematics (4 required credit hours)

MATH 117 Finite Math* 4 credits
     OR
MATH 201 Intro to Statistics* 4 credits
Total: 60 credits
*Course has a prerequisite

 

Scope & Sequence

Fall 1 Winter 1 Fall 2 Winter 2
CRJU 110 CRJU 111 CRJU 211 CRJU 216
CRJU 114 CRJU 120 CRJU 212 CRJU 218
ENG 121 CRJU 113 CRJU 214 PSI 111
MATH 117 SOC 120 COM 150 PHIL 210
ENG 122 PSY 101 CRJU/PHED 145

 

Effective: Fall 2014
Current/Updated: 3/18/16