Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Criminal Justice Concentration (BAAS)

Hours Required

120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, with fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog and the General Requirements for Undergraduate degrees at the beginning of this section.

Requirements

[University Core Curriculum]
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Major
ENGL 3302Writing in the Disciplines-WIN3
SOCI 3336Criminology3
Research Methods, select one from the following:3
Research Methods in Social Sci
Research Methods in Social Sci
Research Methods in Social Sci
CRIJ 4321Senior Pro-Seminar3
CRIJ 4325Statistics in Criminal Justice3
Select 18 SCH from 3000-4000 level CRIJ18
General Electives
Select 24 SCH from any discipline, with no more than 9 SCH in the concentration, outside the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, at least 12 of which must be at the 3000-4000 level24
Vocational Technical Field
Select 21 SCH21
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
UNIV 1101 Learn a Global Context I 1
VTF - Vocational Technical Field 3
Creative Arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
VTF - Vocational Technical Field 3
General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
VTF - Vocational Technical Field 3
VTF - Vocational Technical Field 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
VTF - Vocational Technical Field 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Soc/Behavioral Science 3
General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Junior
Fall
ENGL 3302 Writing in the Disciplines-WIN 3
VTF - Vocational Technical Field 3
VTF - Vocational Technical Field 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
SOCI 3336 Criminology 3
Research Methods-WIN 3
Advanced CRIJ Elective 3
Advanced General Elective 3
Advanced General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Senior
Fall
CRIJ 4325 Statistics in Criminal Justice 3
Advanced CRIJ Elective 3
Advanced CRIJ Elective 3
Advanced CRIJ Elective 3
Advanced General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
CRIJ 4321 Senior Pro-Seminar (WIN) 3
Advanced CRIJ Elective 3
Advanced CRIJ Elective 3
Advanced General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours12
 Total Semester Credit Hours120

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.