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|
|COM 150 Public Speaking*||3 credits|
Mathematics (4 required credit hours)
|MATH 117 Finite Math*||4 credits|
|MATH 201 Intro to Statistics*||4 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