Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Graceland University
A Criminal Justice major from Graceland is intended for students interested in a career in law enforcement, a variety of positions in the field of adult or juvenile corrections and court services, private security, and treatment facilities.
In addition to the essential education requirements, students majoring in Criminal Justice must complete 36 semester hours as prescribed below:
Required Courses (21 semester hours)
- CRMJ1200 Introduction to Criminal Justice – 3
- CRMJ/SOCI2460 Multicultural Policing – 3
- CRMJ3100 Law and the Justice System – 3
- CRMJ3220 Criminal Investigation – 3
- PSYC1300 Introductory Psychology – 3
- SOCI1300 Introduction to Sociology – 3
- PSYC/*SOCI3510 Research Methods – 3
It is recommended that MATH1370 Statistics for Sciences be taken prior to enrolling for PSYC/SOCI3510 Research Methods.
And 15 semester hours from the courses listed below:
- CRMJ/HIST2100 History of Terrorism – 3
- CRMM3240 Terrorism and Homeland Security – 3
- CRMJ3350/SOCI3351 Community-Based Corrections – 3
- CRMJ/SOCI3420 Drugs in Society – 3
- CRMJ/POLS3500 Criminal Law – 3
- CRMJ/SOCI3520 Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice – 3
- CRMJ4700 Criminal Justice Internship** – 1-3
**Internships must be approved by the instructor prior to enrollment.
Criminal Justice majors are required to choose CHEM1340 Forensic Chemistry with Lab (4 s.h.), for their Natural Sciences class in General Education.
A criminal justice major from Graceland University can help to prepare you for these careers:
- Public Safety Officer
- Police Officer
- Criminal Investigator
- Correctional Officer
- Forensic Science Technician
- and many other exciting fields.
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