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B.A. Criminal Justice Degree Plan

REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO GRADUATION

  • Minimum credit hours for graduation - 120
  • Minimum credit hours in the liberal arts & sciences - 40
  • Minimum credit hours in upper-division (3000/4000 courses) - 40
  • Minimum credit hours (3000/4000 courses) in major completed at SWOSU - 8
  • Minimum credit hours at SWOSU (15 of the last 30) - 30
  • Minimum Grade Point Average in all coursework - 2.00
  • Minimum Grade Point Average in major - 2.00

GENERAL EDUCATION

Courses that are required are in bold type
Courses that are recommended are in italics

43-44 TOTAL HOURS

6 Composition

  • ENGL 1113 English Composition I
  • ENGL 1213 English Composition II

3 Mathematics

  • MATH 1143 Math Concepts
  • MATH 1513 College Algebra OR higher numbered math course

2 Computer Applications

  • COMSC 1022 Computer & Information Access

8 Natural Sciences

  • BIOL 1004 Biological Concepts (required)
  • SCI 1514 Concepts of Physical Science
  • ASTRO 1904 Astronomy
  • GEOL  1934 Physical Geology
  • CHEM 1004 General Chemistry OR higher numbered chemistry course

6 Humanities & Fine Arts

  • ART 1223 Art Survey
  • LIT  2413 Intro to Literature
  • MUSIC 1013 Intro to Music I
  • PHILO 1453 Intro to Philosophy
  • COMM 1313 Intro to Public Speaking

6 US History & Government

  • POLSC 1103 American Government & Politics
  • HIST 1063 US History

6 Economic & International Studies

  • HIST 1033 World History
  • GEOG  1103  World Cultural Geography
  • ECONO 2263 Intro to Macroeconomics OR
  • ECONO 2363  Intro to Microeconomics

6-7 Behavioral, Social, & Cultural Studies

  • PSYCH 1003 General Psychology
  • SOCIO 1003 Intro to Sociology
  • ___4 World Languages
  • TECH  1223 Technology and Society
  • KINES 1133 Wellness Concepts & Exercise Appl

Criminal Justice Major

Code No 107

Required Courses 36

(SOCIO 1003 Intro to Sociology is prerequisite for all other sociology courses  CRMJS 1113 is prerequisite for all other criminal justice courses)

21 CRIMINAL JUSTICE REQUIRED COURSES:

  • Methods Courses (6 hours)
  • SOCSC 3853 Statistics for Social Science
  • SOCSC 3863 Fundamentals of Research

15 Criminal Justice

  • CRMJS 1113 Intro to Criminal Justice
  • CRMJS 3163 Sociology of Deviant & Crim Behavior
  • CRMJS 3243 Comp Criminal Justice System
  • CRMJS 4103 Juvenile Justice
  • CRMJS 4153 US Corrections

15 ELECTIVES

Select 6 hours from:

  • CRMJS 1223 Intro to Law Enforcement
  • CRMJS 2503 Criminal Justice Administration
  • CRMJS 4143 Critical Issues in Criminal Justice
  • POLSC 2623 Criminal Law & Procedure
  • POLSC 2803 Judicial Process

Select 6 hours from:

  • SOCIO 3043 Racial & Cultural Minorities
  • SOCIO 4033 Advanced Analysis of Social Problems
  • CRMJS 3353 The Criminal Mind
  • CRMJS 4333 Victimology

Select 3 hours from:

  • CRMJS 3803 Privatization of Criminal Justice
  • CRMJS 4913 Internship in Criminal Justice (For juniors or seniors with prior approval)

Electives (including minor) to bring total to 120

For the minor program, refer to the Criminal Justice minor in the Minor Programs of Study


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