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Administration of Justice

Recommended Academic Plan- Effective Fall 2001

A minimum of 123 CREDITS ARE REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION



First Semester Courses

  • CRIMJ 012- Criminology (GS, 3 Credits)
  • CRIMJ 100- Intro to Criminal Justice (3 Credits)
  • Art (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS, 3 Credits)
  • English 015- Rhetoric and Composition (GWS, 3 Credits)
  • First Year Seminar (PSU008, 1 Credit)
  • Quantification (GQ, 3 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 16

Second Semester Courses

  • CRIMJ 221- The American Criminal Justice System (3 Credits)
  • Art (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS, 3 Credits)
  • Art (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS, 3 Credits)
  • CAS 100- Effective Speech (GWS, 3 Credits)
  • Health and Physical Activity (GHA, 1.5 Credits)
  • Natural Science (GN, 3 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 16.5

Third Semester Courses

  • CRIMJ Selection (3 Credits)
  • Art (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS, 3 Credits)
  • Art (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS, 3 Credits)
  • Consultation w/ Advisor- Area Related (3 Credits)
  • Statistics 200- Elementary Statistics (GQ, 4 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 16

Fourth Semester Courses

  • CRIMJ Selection (3 Credits)
  • CRIMJ 451 or 453- Race, Crime & Justice/ Women in CJS (3 Credits)
  • Elective* (3 Credits)
  • English 202- Effective Writing (GWS, 3 Credits)
  • Health and Physical Activity (GHA, 3 Credits)
  • Values and Ethics course (3 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 16.5

Fifth Semester Courses

  • CRIMJ- 400 Level
  • Consultation w/ Advisor- Area Related (3 Credits)
  • Consultation w/ Advisor- Area Related (3 Credits)
  • Elective* (3 Credits)
  • Natural Science w/ Lab (GN, 4 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 16

Sixth Semester Courses

  • CRIMJ 240W- Field Research in Criminal Justice (4 Credits)
  • CRIMJ 290- Intro to Internship Experience (1 Credit)
  • CRIMJ- 400 Level (3 Credits)
  • Consultation w/ Advisor- Area Related (3 Credits)
  • Elective* (3 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 14

Seventh Semester Courses

  • CRIMJ- 400 Level (3 Credits)
  • CRIMJ Selection (3 Credits)
  • Art (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS, 3 Credits)
  • Elective* (3 Credits)
  • Natural Science (GN, 3 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 15

Eighth Semester Courses

  • CRIMJ 494- Research Topics (5 Credits)
  • CRIMJ 495- Internship in Criminal Justice (5 Credits)
  • Elective* (3 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 13

*Typically student needs 18 credits in electives

Bold indicates courses requiring a grade of C or better.

Italic indicates courses that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.

Italic Bold indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better and that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.

GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/ International Cultures.

W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes: As long as one Art (GA) and one Humanities (GH) and one Social Science (GS) are taken across the four semesters, the particular order in which these courses are taken is not relevant.

Academic Advising: A student's career/graduate school plans should be considered in developing an individual academic plan.

Be sure to consult an advisor in this department when scheduling courses.



BSBCC and Mathematics

MATH 004: Intermediate Algebra (3 Credits)- Algebraic expressions; linear, absolute value equations and inequalities; line; systems of linear equations; integral exponents; polynomials; factoring. This course may not be used to satisfy the basic minimum requirements for graduation in any baccalaureate degree program.
PREREQUISITE: basic arithmetic skills or satisfactory performance on the mathematics NSO examination.

MATH 021: College Algebra I (GQ, 3 Credits)- Quadratic equations; equations in quadratic form; word problems; graphing; algebraic fractions; negative and rational exponents; radicals.
PREREQUISITE: Math 004 or satisfactory performance on the mathematics NSO examination.

MATH 022: College Algebra II and Analytic Geometry (GQ, 3 Credits)- Relations, functions, graphs; polynomial, rational functions, graphs; word problems; nonlinear inequalities; inverse functions; exponential, logarithmic functions; conic sections; simultaneous equations.
PREREQUISITE: Math 021 or satisfactory performance on the mathematics NSO examination.

MATH 110: Techniques of Calculus I (GQ, 4 Credits)- Functions, graphs, derivatives, integrals, techniques of differentiation and integration, exponentials, improper integrals, applications. Students may take only one course for credit from Math 100, 140, 140A and 140B.
PREREQUISITE: Math 022 or satisfactory performance on the mathematics NSO examination.