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Bachelor of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

Required Courses

 

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Applied Science degree program in Criminal Justice requires the following:

1. Students must pass all Criminal Justice and Chemical Dependency courses with a grade of C or higher.

2. Forty-two hours of upper division coursework is required. As this is a B.A.S. degree, upper division hours outside the major or minor are not required.

General Education Courses:

Required for all WNMU students.

 

 

Oral Communications

COMM 110

3 hrs

Written Communications

ENGL 101 & 102

6 hrs

Humanities

 

9 hrs

Social Sciences

General Psychology

Intro to Sociology

Social Problems

American National Government

 

PSY 102

SOC 101

SOC 102

POLS 201

9 hrs

Math

 

3 hrs

Computer Literacy

CMPS 111

3 hrs

Lab Sciences

Forensic Science I + Lab

Forensic Science II CSI + Lab

 

PHSC 171-173

PHSC 172-174

8 hrs

 

 

 

Additional Required Courses:

 

 

Student Success Seminar

Waived for students who transfer with 30 credits or more.

ACAD 101

3 hrs

Additional Math, Science, or CMPS for BAS degree

Must complete Math 111 as prerequisite for MATH 321.

 

3 hrs

Statistics

MATH 321 or SOC 323

3 hrs

Research Methods

SOC 302

3 hrs

Introduction to Criminology

SOC 331

3 hrs

 

 

 

Upper Division Guided Elective Courses

 

15 hrs

 

 

 

Criminal Justice Courses:

 

 

Criminal Justice Core Courses (required for all concentrations)

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Police and Society

Introduction to Corrections

Courts & the Criminal Justice System

Juvenile Justice & Delinquency

Criminal Justice & Minorities

 

CJUS 111

CJUS 210

CJUS 230

CJUS 250

CJUS 260

CJUS 321

18 hrs

Students select an area of concentration, Policing or Corrections:

 

 

Policing Concentration:

Substantive Criminal Law

Constitutional Criminal Procedure

Criminal Investigation

 

CJUS 205

CJUS 222

CJUS 232

9 hrs

Corrections concentration:

Institutional Corrections

Corrections Law

Community Based Corrections

 

CJUS 251

CJUS 331

CJUS 361

9 hrs

Upper division Criminal Justice elective courses

 

15 hrs

 
 
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