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Criminal Justice: Bachelor of Science Requirements

181.5 Credits

The blended delivery format is offered at Albuquerque, Albuquerque West, Austin, Austin South, Bellevue, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Burnsville, Centennial, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs South, Denver, Ellsworth, Garden City, Georgetown, Independence, Indianapolis, Lee’s Summit, Lewisville, Mesquite, Minnetonka, Overland Park, Rapid City, Richardson, Rochester, Roseville, Sioux Falls, Tigard, Tulsa, Watertown, Weldon Spring, Wichita, Wichita West, and Zona Rosa 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 40.5 of the following 79.5 credits must be earned at NAU, excluding internship.)

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

CJ

Electives

4.5

 

 

79.5

Support Core

MT2050

Principles of Management

4.5

MT3050

Human Resource Management

4.5

MT3250

Organizational Behavior

4.5

CJ4700 or

Applied Research Methods or

 

MT3000+

Elective

4.5

 

 

18

Open Electives

 

Electives

18

 

 

18

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

9

 

9

(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

MA2050

College Algebra

4.5

MA3000

Business Statistics

4.5

 

 

9

General Education

CS1150/
CI1150

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

4.5

CS1600

Pathways to Academic and Professional Success

4.5

CS2080

Career Management

3

 

 

12

* Professional Course, minimum "C" grade required

** Capstone Course - Senior level, minimum "C" grade required, must be completed at NAU.

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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