Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree Curriculum

Please review the admissions requirements before applying for this or any program. If you have questions about the program or are planning to register for classes, please speak to the program advisor.

 

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 6 of the university graduate catalog.

 

Core Courses 15

CRJ 101

Introduction to  Criminal Justice

3

CRJ 313

Criminal Justice Ethics

3

CRJ 331

Perspectives on Crime and Delinquency

3

CRJ 388

Criminal Justice Research

3

CRJ 400

Applied Criminal Justice Analysis

3

Criminal Justice Electives 27

Together with your advisor, select at least one course from each of the three areas: (12 hours must be upper division).

 

Corrections

 

CRJ 204

Foundations of Corrections

3

CRJ 302

Living and Working in Prison

3

CRJ 303

The Offender in the Community

3

CRJ 360

Rehabilitation Strategies for Adult and Juvenile Offenders

3

Law and Juvenile Justice

 

PLS 216

Criminal Law

3

PLS 316

Criminal Evidence

3

PLS 416

Criminal Procedure

3

CRJ 311

Judicial Processes

3

CRJ 312

Law and Society

3

CRJ 314

Juvenile Justice System

3

Policing

 

PLS 103

Police, Order, Maintenance and Crime

3

PLS 401

Multi-Culturalism and Policing

3

PLS 420

Surveillance and Society

3

Supporting Course Requirements 9

Together with your advisor, select courses from up to two of the following areas:           (See catalog for details)

 

African-American Studies

3

Appalachian Studies

3

Environmental Sustainability and Stewardship

3

Homeland Security

3

Political Science

3

Psychology

3

Social Justice Studies

3

Sociology

3

Women and Gender Studies

3

Free Electives 32
EKU General Education Requirements 37
Total Hours 120