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Four year Curriculum Plan for a major in Criminal Justice. (Effective Fall 2012)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
 

Spring Semester

 
 

Hrs.

 

Hrs.

ENG 111 (Composition I)

3

COMO 101 (Speech Comm.)

3

BIOL 111 (Gen. Biology)(or higher)

3

MATH 200 (Statistics)(or any MATH)

3

PSY 201 (Gen. Psychology)

3

HIST 101 or 102 (Am. History)

3

KINS 101 (Wellness)

2

SOC 203, POLS 205 or ECON 201

3

KINS (Activity Course)

1

ART 101/MUS 101/THEA 101

3

BNEW 111 (Life & Teachings of Jesus)

2

BNEW 113 (Faith & Mission of the Church)

2

 

14

 

17



Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
 

Spring Semester

 
 

Hrs.

 

Hrs.

ENG 211 (Composition II)

3

ENG 201/202 (Lit. West. World)

3

CJ 261 (Intro to CJ)

3

CJ 270 (Juvenile Crime & Justice)

3

CJ 260 (Drugs, Alcohol & Crime)

3

Elective (College of A&H, Sci., or Bus.)*

3

Phys. Science (PHS 111, 112, 113,115 or 116)

3

HIST 110 or 111 (Western Civ.)

3

Free Elective

 1

Global Literacy

3

BOLD 203 (Creation & Kingdom)

2

BOLD 207 (Wisdom & Prophets)

2

 

15

 

17



Junior Year

Fall Semester
 

Spring Semester

 
 

Hrs.

 

Hrs.

CJ 340 (Criminal Law)

3

CJ 342 (Criminal Procedure)

3

CJ 390 (Criminal Investigation)

3

CJ 343 (Criminology)

3

Global Literacy

3

Major Elective (see note 2)

3

Major Elective (See Note 2)

3

Major Elective (see note 2)

3

Elective (College of A&H, Sci., or Bus.) *

3

Elective (College of A&H, Sci., or Bus.) *

3

Bible

2

Bible

2

 

17

 

17



Senior Year

Fall Semester
 

Spring Semester

 
 

Hrs.

 

Hrs.

Major Elective (See Note 2 & 3)

3

CJ 425 (Professionalism & Ethics)

3

Major Elective (See Note 2 & 3)

3

Major Elective (See Note 2 & 3)

3

Elective (College of A&H, Sci., or Bus.) *

3

Elective (College of A&H, Sci., or Bus.) *

3

Elective (College of A&H, Sci., or Bus.) *

3

Free Elective

3

Free Elective

3

Bible

2

Bible

2

  
 

17

 

14



*Required: "18 hours of additional electives, including 9 upper-level hours, in the College of Arts & Humanities, the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, or the College of Sciences."

NOTE 1:  See Catalog for required prerequisites for all CJ courses plus PSY 382, 407; SWK 410; POLS 425.

NOTE 2:  Major Electives (18 hrs.) to be selected  from:  CJ 345, 350, 375, 380, 400, 405, 410, 420, 450, 470;  PSY 380, 382, 405, 407;  MGT 332, 368;  BUS 315, 317, 350, 420;  PRS 371;  POLS 435;  SWK 395, 402, 410, 411;  ENG 281.

NOTE 3:  Students are strongly encouraged to take CJ 470 Internship in Criminal Justice in either the fall or spring of the Senior year…but may not take it both semesters.                                

NOTE 4:  If student plans to enter a Masters or Doctoral program in CJ, PSY 435 (Adv. Research) is highly suggested.
Prerequisites:  PSY 325 & PSY 330 with a minimum grade of “B” in these courses.  

NOTE 5:  Some criminal justice agencies have specific physical requirements in order to qualify for employment. Ex. Vision
Student should check with the specific agency in which he/she is interested for any applicable requirements.

Catalog Information

 

Criminal Justice
501-279-4425
criminaljustice@harding.edu