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Criminal Justice: Bachelor of Science Requirements

180 Credits

The blended delivery format is offered at all campuses and requires students to complete the Criminal Justice Major Core through NAU’s distance learning program. This program is also offered through NAU’s distance learning program.

Criminal Justice Major Core

Credit Hours

(A minimum of 45 of the following 88.5 credits must be earned at NAU)

CJ1000*

Introduction to Criminal Justice

4.5

CJ1200*

Report Writing in Criminal Justice

3

CJ1500*

Criminological Theory

4.5

CJ2100*

Criminal Law

4.5

CJ2150*

Professionalism and Ethics in Criminal Justice

4.5

CJ2200*

Policing in U.S. Society

4.5

CJ2300*

U.S. Courts

4.5

CJ2400*

U.S. Corrections

4.5

CJ3000*

Victimology

4.5

CJ3100*

Criminal Investigation

4.5

CJ3200*

Police Issues and Practices

4.5

CJ3300*

Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

4.5

CJ3400*

Constitutional Law in Criminal Justice

4.5

CJ4300*

Drugs and Alcohol in Criminal Justice

4.5

CJ4500*

Homeland Security and Terrorism

4.5

CJ4600*

Criminal Justice Administration

4.5

CJ4900*

Criminal Justice Capstone

4.5

CJ6100DC*** OR CJ3000+*

Law and Public Policy or
CJ Elective

4.5

CJ7200DC*** OR CJ3000+*

Management Topics in Criminal Justice or
CJ Elective

4.5

CJ6300DC*** OR CJ3000+*

Criminal Justice Planning and Innovation or
CJ Elective

4.5

 

 

88.5

Open Electives

 

Electives

25.5

 

 

25.5

General Education Core (66)

(Available for block transfer #)

Communications

EN1150

Composition I

4.5

 

 

4.5

Science

SC

Science Electives

9

 

9

Humanities

HU

Humanities Electives

9

 

9

Behavioral/Social Science

Behavioral/Social Science Electives

13.5

 

13.5

(Course-By-Course Transfer)

Communications

EN1300

Composition II

4.5

EN2100 or

Speech or

 

EN2150

Interpersonal Professional Communications

4.5

EN3050

Technical Communications

4.5

 

 

13.5

Mathematics

MA2000

Quantitative Reasoning

4.5

 

 

4.5

General Education

CS1200

College and Career Success I

5

CS1300

College and Career Success II

5

CS2086

Career Path Planning

2

 

 

12

* Professional Course, minimum "C" grade required

** Capstone Course, minimum "C" grade required

*** Students who do not have a 2.75 CGPA or applicable transfer credit will enroll in an appropriate undergraduate course. Transfer credit may replace major core, emphasis core, or open elective 6000DC+ and 3000+ courses.

Residents of the state of Minnesota or students attending any Minnesota campus:

are encouraged to complete some advanced or upper division general education course work.

# Block transfer is not available to these students.

Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 GPA is required overall and in the Criminal Justice Major Core. See the "Graduation Requirements" section of the catalog for additional requirements

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