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Undergraduate Degree Programs

We offer two Bachelor of Science degrees: Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration and Bachelor of Science in Fire Protection Services
All Criminal Justice students must select an online minor to compliment their major.

Minors Available Online:
  • Corrections
  • Homeland Security
  • Criminalistics
  • CSI
  • Security Administration
  • Legal Studies
  • Fire Administration
  • Fire Science

Other minors are available online; contact an advisor for details.

Degree Plan

Semester 1

Title/Description Hours
Social Science (ex: SOC 100)3
Human Well Being (ex: KIN 149)1
Communication Skills (ENG 180)3
Humanity (ex: HIST 105)3
Survey of Criminal Justice (LEJA 101)3
Multicultural Studies (ex: ANTH 110)3
Total16

Semester 2

Title/Description Hours
Natural Science and Math (ex: BIOL 101)4
Social Science (ex: PYS 100)3
Human Well Being (ex: HE 120)2
Fine Art (ex: ARTH 180)3
Juvenile Justice (LEJA 201) 3
Total15

Semester 3

Title/Description Hours
Social Science (ex: POLS 122)3
Natural Science and Math* (ex: MATH 123)3
Communication Skills (ENG 280)3
Criminal Law (LEJA 212)3
Minor class3
Total15

Semester 4

Title/Description Hours
Natural Science and Math (ex: PHYS 101)3
Crime Scene Investigation (LEJA 255)3
Communication Skills (COMM 242)3
Humanity/Fine Art (ex: REL 110)3
Minor class3
Total15

Semester 5

Title/Description Hours
Quantitative Tech** (LE 303)3
Organization and Administration in
Criminal Justice (LEJA 306)3
Minor class3
Minor class3
Elective3
Total15

Semester 6

Title/Description Hours
Criminal Procedure (LEJA 312)3
Diversity/Ethics in Criminal Justice (LEJA 345)3
Minor class3
Elective3
Elective3
Total15

Semester 7

Title/Description Hours
Theories of Crime (LEJA 357)3
Current Issues in Criminal Justice Specialties (LEJA 440, 441, 442, or 444)3
Comprehensive Exam (LEJA 497)0
Minor class3
Elective3
Elective2
Total14

Semester 8

Title/Description Hours
Internship (LEJA 490)13
Internship Report (LEJA 491)2
OR take four upper-division LEJA classes instead of internship12
Elective3
Total15

Graduate Degree and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs

The graduate program is designed to provide a balanced, interdisciplinary course of study for those currently employed in criminal justice/public safety and related fields, as well as for those wishing to pursue careers in these fields of academia.

Courses provide students with the most current information and best practices in the areas of administrative and organizational behavior; law; research and quantitative skills; social justice; and specialized areas such as policing, corrections, courts, security, and multiculturalism and diversity in criminal justice. Graduates are educationally well-rounded students who possess the skills needed to manage and lead in the increasingly complex field of criminal justice/public safety.

We take transfer credits from accredited higher education institutions. No GRE required for graduate admission.