Criminal Justice B.A.

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy in the Academic Regulations chapter for university requirements of the program. Core requirement hours may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute a three-hour (or more) general elective in place of a core area.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
Select one of the following:3-4  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (Sp, Su, Fa) (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)
MATH 2033 Mathematical Thought (Sp, Su, Fa)1
MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2203) (Sp, Su, Fa)1
MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics (Sp, Su, Fa)1
MATH 2183 Mathematical Reasoning in a Quantitative World (Sp, Fa)1
MATH 2554 Calculus I (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2405) (Sp, Su, Fa)1
Select one of the following:3  
SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)
University/State Core Social Science requirement
1013 Elementary II World Language Course (or higher level, depending on placement)3  
University/State Core Fine Arts, Humanities or US History requirement 3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
Select one of the following MATH if needed, else General Elective:  3-4
MATH 2033 Mathematical Thought (Sp, Su, Fa)1
MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2203) (Sp, Su, Fa)1
MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics (Sp, Su, Fa)1
MATH 2183 Mathematical Reasoning in a Quantitative World (Sp, Fa)1
MATH 2554 Calculus I (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2405) (Sp, Su, Fa)1
General Elective
Select one of the following:  3
SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa) ((if still needed))
University/State Core Social Science requirement
University/State Core Science requirement with Corequisite Lab  4
General Elective  3
Year Total: 15 16
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 2003 Advanced Composition (Sp, Su, Fa) (as needed)3  
University/State Core Social Science requirement3  
University/State Core Humanities, U.S. History, or Fine Arts requirement (as needed)3  
CMJS 2003 Introduction to Criminal Justice (ACTS Equivalency = CRJU 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
General Elective3  
SOCI 3313 Social Research (Sp, Fa)1, 2  3
CMJS 2023 Introduction to Criminology (Sp, Fa) ( or General Elective)  3
CMJS 2043 Criminal Law and Society (Sp, Fa)1  3
University/State Core U.S. History, Fine Arts, or Humanities requirement (as needed)  3
Science University/State Core Lecture with Corequisite Lab requirement  4
Year Total: 15 16
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
SOCI 3303 Social Data and Analysis (Sp, Fa)
& SOCI 3301L Social Data and Analysis Laboratory (Sp, Fa)2
4  
CMJS/SOCI 3023 Criminology (Sp, Fa)23  
CMJS/SOCI 3203 Corrections (Sp, Fa)23  
Advanced Level Elective13  
General Elective3  
CMJS 3043 The Police and Society (Sp, Fa)1,2  3
CMJS 3000-4000 Elective1,2  3
Advanced Level Electives1  6
General Electives  3
Year Total: 16 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
CMJS/SOCI 3000-4000 elective1,23  
3000-plus Advanced Level Elective (as needed) or Advanced Level Elective13  
General Electives9  
CMJS/SOCI 3000-4000 Elective1,2  3
CMJS/SOCI 3000-4000 Elective1,2  3
General Electives  6
Year Total: 15 12
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120
1

Meets 40-hour advanced credit hour requirement. See College Academic Regulations.

2

Meets 24-hour rule (24 hours of 3000-4000 level courses in Fulbright College), in addition to meeting the 40-hour rule. See College Academic Regulations.