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Program of Study for the Criminal Justice Department


DEGREE CURRICULUM

(Wallace and Sparks Campuses)

FORENSIC INVESTIGATION CONCENTRATION (CRF)

 Course
Credit Hours
 Area I: Written and Oral Communications              6
 ENG 101 English Composition I                        
 SPH 107 Fundamentals of Public Speaking                     
   
 Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts                3
 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective                    3
   
 Area III: Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Computer Science             10
 CIS 146 Microcomputer Applications                3
 MTH 100 College Algebra                    3
 Natural Science Elective                     4
   
 Area IV: History, Social and Behavioral Sciences        3
 PSY 200 General Psychology       3
   
 Area V: Career and Technical Courses                          44
 Required Orientation Courses  
 ORI 101 Orientation to College OR  
 ORI 105 Orientation and Student Success     1-3
 ORI 104 WorkKeys® Assessment and Advisement         1
 Required Field of Concentration Courses  
 CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice                     3
 CRJ 140 Criminal Law and Procedure            3
 CRJ 146 Criminal Evidence                     3
 CRJ 147 Constitutional Law                    3
 CRJ 177 Criminal and Deviant Behavior             3
 CRJ 178 Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs                3
 CRJ 220 Criminal Investigation                 3
 CRJ 226 Fingerprint Science                         3
 CRJ 227 Homicide Investigation                 3
 CRJ 230 Criminalistics               3
 CRJ 236 Advanced Criminalistics     3
 CRJ 237 Forensic Photography               3
 CRJ 238 Crime Scene Investigation        3
 Criminal Justice Elective                 3
   
 Total Field of Concentration Credits                   42
 Total Credits for Degree            66-68

LAW ENFORCEMENT CONCENTRATION (CRL)

 Course Credit Hours
 Area I: Written and Oral Communications    6
 ENG 101 English Composition I           3
 SPH 107 Fundamentals of Public Speaking                        
3
   
 Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts            3
 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective           3
   
 Area III: Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Computer Science        10
 CIS 146 Microcomputer Applications           3
 MTH 116 Mathematical Applications    3
 Natural Science Elective          4
   
 Area IV: History, Social and Behavioral Sciences           3
 PSY 200 General Psychology           3
   
 Area V: Career and Technical Courses       47-49
 Required Orientation Courses  
 ORI 101 Orientation to College OR  
 ORI 105 Orientation and Student Success        1-3
 ORI 104 WorkKeys® Assessment and Advisement       1
 Required Field of Concentration Courses  
 CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice          3
 CRJ 116 Police Patrol           3
 CRJ 140 Criminal Law and Procedure    3
 CRJ 146 Criminal Evidence    3
 CRJ 147 Constitutional Law           3
 CRJ 150 Introduction to Corrections          3
 CRJ 177 Criminal and Deviant Behavior                3
 CRJ 178 Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs               3
 CRJ 209 Juvenile Delinquency           3
 CRJ 216 Police Administration and Organization    3
 CRJ 220 Criminal Investigation   3
 CRJ 227 Homicide Investigation    3
 CRJ 230 Criminalistics              3
 CRJ 238 Crime Scene Investigation               3
 CRJ 239 Issues in Law Enforcement        3
   
 Total Field of Concentration Credits      45
 Total Credits for Degree                69-71


    
 

Note: For information regarding Police Academy Credit, refer to the Credit for Non-Traditional Learning section in this catalog.