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B.S. in Criminology & Criminal Justice 

 

Core Courses:
Criminology & Criminal Justice emphasis in forensics
CCJ Required Courses for Degree in Criminal Justice: Emphasis Forensics

 

Lower Division 16 credits

Course #

Title

Term Offered

CCJ 230
 
 
CCJ 231

 

 

 

 

Intro to American CJS or
F strand course
 
Intro to Criminology or
F strand course
 
*one of these courses is
requred for the minor
F, W, SP
 
 
F, W, SP

 

 

 

 

CCJ 241
Intro to Law Enforcement
F, SP, SP (www)
CCJ 251
 
Intro to Criminal Law
*required for the minor
ALL

 

CCJ 271
Intro to Corrections
SP, SP (www)

 

 

Upper Division Courses (for CCJ Major - No more than one grade below C-)

Course#

Title

Prereqs

Terms offered

CCJ 300
(as of Fall 2007)
Essentials of CJ
Research & Writing
USEM
230 or 231
and 251
All Terms
Su (www)
CCJ 309
(As of Fall 2009)
Research Methods in CCJ
 
W
CCJ 331
Theories of Criminal
Behavior
230 or 231
F, W (www),
SP (Odd # Yrs)
CCJ 411
Criminal Law
251
F, W (HEC*),
W(www),
SP (Odd # Yrs)
CCJ 361
Juvenile Delinquency
UDI=J strand
230 or 231
All terms
Su (www)
CCJ 409 (L)
Capstone: Internship
(3-14 credits)
120 credits &
Instructors consent
All Terms
CCJ 409 A
CCJ 409 B
Credits: 1 credit =
30 hrs w/ agency.
Capstone: Research
(1 credit)
140 credits &
Instructors consent
All terms
CCJ 413
Law of Criminal
Procedures
241 & 251
W, SP (Odd #Yrs), SP (www)
CCJ 430
Crime Control Theories & Policies
UDI=I strand
230 or 231,
241 & 251
W, W (www)
CCJ 451
Criminal Justice
Leadership
230 or 231,
241 & 251
F, W (www),
W (Odd # Yrs)
CCJ 460
Comparative Criminal Justice
UDI=I strand
230 or 231,
241 & 251
F, W,
W (Odd # Yrs - www)

 

Elective Courses: Five courses (20 credits)

Required for CCJ Major Emphasis in Forensics

Forensic Emphasis CCJ required courses
 
321
346
412
 
Criminal Investigation
Computer Forensics
Criminal Evidience
Pre Reqs
230 or 231 & 241
230 or 231
230 or 231 & 411
461
462
Terrorism
Criminal Forensic Investigations
230 or 231
230 or 231 & 321

 

Degree Summary: 64 credits CCJF+ general education

 

*HEC - Medford Higher Education Center

 www - online course

 F   - Fall

 W  - Winter

 SP - Spring

 SU - Summer

 

Recommended General Education Upper Division

Introduction to Forensic Science (Ch300-301) S&A in Science
Computer Forensics (CCJ 346, CS 346) S&A in Social Science
History and Philosophy of Science (Phil 339) S&A in Arts & Letters

 

 

Recommended General Education lower division

Physical/Cultural Anthropology (Anth 211, 213) Exp in Social Science
Fundamental Chemistry (CH 100 + (L) and 101 + (L) Exp in Science
Introduction to Philosophy Ethics:
Moral Issues (Phil 201, 205) Exp in Arts & Letters

 

CORE Sequence (first year exp) required for all
MTH (243 recommended) required MTH component

 

Recommended Additional Elective Courses

Human Anatomy and Physiology (Bi 231-233)


 

Proposed 4-year degree plan

 

Year 1
FallWinterSpring
Fund Chem (3) Fund Chem (3) Anth 211 (4)
Chem L (1) Chem L (1) CCJ 251(4)
CCJ 230 Intro to CJS (4) CCJ 241 (4)  
Mth 243(4) Phil 205(4) Phil 201 (4)
CORE 101 (4) CORE 102 (4) CORE 103 (4)
16 16 16

 

Year 2
FallWinterSpring
CCJ 271 (4) CCJ 351 (4) CCJ 361 (4)
CCJ 231 (4) CS 326 (4) CCJ 346 (4)
Anth 213 (4) Phil 339 (4) CH 300 (3)
Bi 231 +L (4) Bi 232 +L (4) Bi 233 +L (4)
16 16 15

 

Year 3
FallWinterSpring
CCJ 331 (4) CCJ 413 (4) CCJ 451 (4)
CCJ 351 (4) CCJ 430 (4) CCJ XXX COI (4)
CCJ 321 (4) CCJ XXX CFI (4) CCJ 412 (4)
Elective (4) Elective (4) Elective (4)
16 16 16

 

Year 4
FallWinterSpring
CCJ 409 L (4) CCJ 409 L (4) CCJ 409 L (4)
Elective (4) Elective (4) Elective(4)
Elective (4) Elective (4) Elective (4)
    CCJ 409 (1)
12 12 13