Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

Criminal Justice B.A.

Degree Requirements

Areas A-E (See Core section of the Catalog) (42 semester hours)

Area F (18 semester hours)

CRJU 1100Intro to Criminal Justice

3

Foreign Language

0 - 9

Selections (0-6 hours) from:

ANTH 1102Introduction to Anthropology

3

GEOG 1101Intro to Human Geography

3

GEOG 1102World Regional Geography

3

PHIL 2010Survey of Philosophy

3

SOCI 1121Sociological Perspectives

3

SOCI 1160Intro to Social Problems

3

ECON 2106Principles of Microeconomics

3

ECON 2105Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ACCT 2101Accounting Principles I

3

ACCT 2102Accounting Principles II

3

HIST 1132World Civilization & Soc II

3

HIST 2112The United States Since 1877

3

PSYC 1101Intro to General Psychology

3

PSYC 2101Intro to the Psy of Adjustment

3

POLS 2201State & Local Government

3

Required Courses:

CSCI 1000Intro to Computer Sci & Appl

3

MATH 2600Probability and Statistics

3

CRJU courses at the 1000-2000 level

0 - 6

MATH 2600: If not used to satisfy core requirements

(NOTES: A course taken to satisfy an Area F requirement may not also be counted to satisfy a Major Requirement. Any transfer student who has not completed the courses in Area F, or their equivalents, must take these courses at GCSU.)

Foreign Language: must show competence at the level of the fourth university course (FREN, SPAN, GRMN, or ITAL, 2002 Intermediate Readings)

Major Requirements (30 semester hours)

CRJU 3000Rsch & Analytic Mthds Crim Jus

3

CRJU 3424Criminology

3

CRJU 4005Stat Analysis for Crim Justice

3

CRJU 4101Police Systems & Practices

3

CRJU 4103Correctional Systems & Practic

3

CRJU 4307Criminal Law & Procedure

3

Additional CRJU courses at the 3000-4000 level

9

Successful completion of a senior capstone experience is required. CRJU majors can choose among CRJU 4920 (Senior Seminar), CRJU 4999 (Student Research), and an appropriate study abroad course. Advisor approval is required. (3 hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Degree Requirements (0-14 semester hours)

Students must show competence in a foreign language at the level of the fourth university course (2002 ). (0-9 semester hours)

Other Requirements (6 semester hours)

  1. Two additional non-CRJU social science courses are required. Students can select from 3000-4000 level offerings in POLS, PUAD, SOCI, PSYC, ECON, and ANTH.
  2. A grade of C or better must be earned in each course that counts toward major requirements and in the senior capstone.
  3. A minimum of 39 semester hours overall must be at the 3000-4000 level.
  4. The first-year academic seminar must be completed with a satisfactory grade. Students who transfer to GC are exempt from this requirement.

Electives (15-27 semester hours)

Criminal Justice majors who use Degree Requirement courses in Area F will have the higher number of elective hours.