Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
As a criminal justice major, you will study professionalism and ethics in criminal justice, law enforcement leadership, and much more. Choose between a B.A. Criminal Justice or a B.S. Criminal Justice, depending on your career goals.
Passionate about Criminal Justice? Interested in becoming a peace officer? Earning a criminal justice bachelor degree will give you an understanding of the justice system and its process, from local to global issues and how to uphold ethical standards. You will also develop strong writing, research, and analytical skills, attractive traits to employers in all industries.
Our Criminal Justice program was designed to give you the option to focus on issues, through Criminal Justice (B.A.) and Criminal Justice (B.S.) degrees.
Whether you pursue a B.A. or B.S. in Criminal Justice, the criminal justice degree program will lay the foundation for your career in domestic or international service.
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Criminal Justice (BA/BS)
University Requirements: 56 credit hours + Major Requirements: 42-51 credit hours + Electives: 21-30 credit hours = Total Required: 128 credit hours*
*Based on track selection
Search & Seizure
Ethics & Professionalism in Criminal Justice
Law Enforcement Leadership
Political Science & Criminal Justice
Early Action: November 1st
Regular: February 1st
National Candidates: May 1st