2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, BA/Criminal Justice, MS (2105)

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In the first four years, students will complete the credits necessary to fulfill the bachelor’s degree requirements for the BA in Criminal Justice, including 18 graduate credits of Criminal Justice that is applied towards the master’s degree in Criminal Justice. In the fifth year, students will complete the remaining 18 credits to fulfill the 36 credits of the master’s degree.

BA in Criminal Justice


College Core 57 credits
Major Prerequisites 03 credits
Criminal Justice Degree Core 24 credits
Major Requirements 21 credits
General Electives (used to complete CRJ requirements) 15 credits
TOTAL 120 credits

Criminal Justice Degree Core

MS in Criminal Justice

See Graduate Catalog for full course listing.


Graduate Core (12 credits completed in BA Program) 21 credits
Electives (3 credits completed in BA program) 12 credits
Thesis/Final Project 6 credits
TOTAL 39 credits

Fifth Year Program

Additional Courses (18 credits):

Six additional graduate CRJ courses including

  • CRJ 950
  • CRJ 951

Thesis/Final Project (6 credits):

  • CRJ 950 - Thesis Course in Criminal Justice 3 Credits
  • CS 981 - Thesis Project 3 Credits

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