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The courses required for the online major are taught in a two-year rotation, as follows:

YEAR 1

Fall (Even Years beginning with 2018)

Spring

First 7 Weeks

110 Intro to CJ (R)

218 Adjudication Process (R)

270 Criminal Law (R)

221 Management of Criminal Justice Organization (R)

Second 7 Weeks

244 Corrections (R)

304 Criminal Investigation (E)

288 Policing (R)

351 Theories of Crime (R)

 

YEAR 2

Fall (Odd Years beginning with 2019)

Spring

First 7 Weeks

281 Statistics (R)

319 Criminal Courts (E)

348 Law of Corrections (E)

347 Juvenile Justice System (E)

Second 7 Weeks

343 Research Methods (R)

358 Capstone (R)

340 Police Administration (E)

CJ Elective  (Rotating Topics)

*The elective courses (E) may change from time to time.  A listing of all CJ courses (both required (R) and elective (E)) are listed below.  The two year rotation is subject to change at the discretion of the Department of Criminal Justice.

Level 1 Courses (Required):

CJ 110: Introduction to the Criminal Justice Process (3 credits); Prerequisites: None

CJ 270: Introduction to Criminal Law (3 credits); Prerequisites: None

Level 2 Courses (Required):

CJ 212: Management of Criminal Justice Organizations (3 credits)  –OR– PA 221: Introduction to Public Administration; Prerequisites: All Level 1 CJ Courses Completed

CJ 218: Adjudication Process in Criminal Justice (3 credits); Prerequisites: All Level 1 CJ Courses Completed

CJ 244: Correctional Process (3 credits); Prerequisites: All Level 1 CJ Courses Completed

CJ 281 Elementary Statistics in Criminal Justice Research (3 credits); Prerequisites: All Level 1 CJ Courses Completed, Math 104 or PBIS 187, 188, 189 or Math Placement Exam score higher than Math 104/PBIS

CJ 288: Police in Modern Society (3 credits); Prerequisites: All Level 1 CJ Courses Completed

CJ 343: Quantitative Research Design (3 credits); Prerequisites: All Level 1 CJ Courses Completed; CJ 281 as a co-requisite or CJ 281 completed prior to enrolling in CJ 343, or consent of instructor.

CJ 351: Theories of Crime (3 credits); Prerequisites: All Level 1 CJ Courses Completed

Level 3 Courses (Electives: 15 elective credits required)

CJ 304: Criminal Investigation (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 315: Police Deviance (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 319: Criminal Courts: Proof of Guild (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 328: Criminal Courts Behavior (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 331: Women and Crime (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 332: Institutional Violence (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 333: Illegal Bias in the Criminal Justice System (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 334: Comparative Criminal Justice Policies (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 340: Police Administration (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 341: Administration of Police Operations (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 344: Crime Films, Popular Culture, and Criminology (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 346: Community-Based Corrections (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 347: Juvenile Justice System (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 348: Law of Corrections (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 352: Organized Crime (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 353: Convict Criminology (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 354: Homeland Security and Terrorism (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed

CJ 375: Special Topics – the topic of this course will vary (3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed; course can be repeated twice as long as a different topic is taken.  See Academic Department Associate if you plan to take two CJ 375 courses.

CJ 396: Internship in Criminal Justice (1 – 8 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed, 90 credits completed; 3.0 or greater GPA in CJ Major

CJ 446: Independent Study (1 – 3 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed; department consent and general prerequisites as described by Course and Academic Advisement Policies

CJ 474: Honors: Thesis (1 – 6 credits); Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 CJ courses completed; department consent, university honors status, and junior or senior status.

Level 4 Course (Required):

CJ 358: Major Criminal Justice Issues (3 credits); Prerequisites: All Level 1 and Level 2 CJ Courses Completed, and 9 of the 15 required elective credits (i.e., Level 3 courses) Completed.