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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Criminal Justice, BS


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Core Curriculum - 42 Hours

Core Requirements

Course Recommended

Hours

Grade

Term

Communication 1 *Grade of C or better required

ENGL 1313 - College Writing I

3

 

 

Communication 2 *Grade of C or better required

ENGL 1323 - College Writing II

3

 

 

Mathematics

Choose from: MATH 1581 or DSCI 2710

4

 

 

Life & Physical Sciences 1

Choose from: BIOL 1132, CHEM 1360, or GEOG 1710

3

 

 

Life & Physical Sciences 2

Choose from: BIOL 1132, CHEM 1360, or GEOG 1710

3

 

 

Language, Philosophy, & Culture

Choose from: ENGL 2220 or LING 2050

3

 

 

Creative Arts

ART 1300 - Art Appreciation

3

 

 

American History 1

HIST 2610 - US History to 1865

3

 

 

American History 2

HIST 2620 - US History 1865 to Present

3

 

 

Government & Political Science 1

PSCI 1040 - American Government: Laws and Institutions

3

 

 

Government & Political Science 2

PSCI 1050 - American Government: Process and Policies

3

 

 

Social & Behavioral Science

CJUS 2100 - Crime & Justice in the US (Fulfilled by major req.)

3

 

 

Component Area 1

COMM 1010 - Intro to Communication

3

 

 

Component Area 2

CJUS 4901 - Capstone *Prerequisite grade of C or better in SOCI 3200, SOCI 3220, SOCI 3240 & SOCI 3280

3

 

 

Major Curriculum Requirements - 39 Hours (69 Total)  *Must maintain a Major GPA of 2.5 or better

Course

Hours

Grade

Term

CJUS 2100 - Crime and Justice in the United States

3

 

 

CJUS 2600 - Diversity Issues

3

 

 

CJUS 2300 - Criminal Law *Prerequisite CJUS 2100

3

 

 

CJUS 2302 - Police Systems *Prerequisite CJUS 2100

3

 

 

CJUS 2301 - Correctional Systems *Prerequisite CJUS 2100

3

 

 

CJUS 3600 - Criminology *Prerequisite CJUS 2100, SOCI 1510, and PSYC 1100

3

 

 

CJUS 3610 - Juvenile Justice *Prerequisite CJUS 2100, SOCI 1510, and PSYC 1100

3

 

 

CJUS 3700 - Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice *Prerequisite CJUS 2100

3

 

 

CJUS 3350 - Statistics in Criminal Justice *Prerequisite CJUS 2100 and MATH 1581 or DSCI 2710

3

 

 

CJUS 4200 - Criminal Procedure *Prerequisite CJUS 2100 and CJUS 2200

3

 

 

CJUS 4300 - Comparative Criminal Justice *Prerequisite Senior standing, 18 CJUS hours, 12 CJUS Core

3

 

 

CJUS 4700 - Research Methods in Criminal Justice *Prerequisite minimum 18 CJUS hours and 12 CJUS Core

3

 

 

CJUS 4901 - Senior Seminar: CJUS and Public Policy

 *Prerequisite Senior standing, 18 CJUR hours, 12 CJUS Core - Enroll during your final semester

3

 

 

 

                         Criminal Justice Electives - 18 Hours

CJUS 3XXX or 4XXX                               *Any CJUS Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog

3

 

 

CJUS 3XXX or 4XXX                               *Any CJUS Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog

3

 

 

CJUS 3XXX or 4XXX                               *Any CJUS Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog

3

 

 

CJUS 3XXX or 4XXX                               *Any CJUS Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog

3

 

 

CJUS 3XXX or 4XXX                               *Any CJUS Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog

3

 

 

CJUS 3XXX or 4XXX                               *Any CJUS Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog

3

 

 

Major Supporting Courses - 12 Hours

 

 

 

TECM 2700 - Technical Writing

3

 

 

PSYC 1100 - Introduction to Psychology

3

 

 

SOCI 1510 - Introduction to Sociology

3

 

 

COMM 1010 - Introduction to Communication

3

 

 

         

Electives/Minor/Certificate Requirements - 9 Hours                                               *Please note neither a Minor nor Certificate are required - but are strongly recommended

Course

Hours

Grade

Term

Minor, Certificate or General Elective

3

 

 

Minor, Certificate or General Elective

3

 

 

Minor, Certificate or General Elective

3

 

 

UNT Dallas Degree Requirements:

Requirement

Complete

120 hours (minimum) required for degree completion

 

Residency Requirement - At least 30 hours must be completed at UNT Dallas

 

42 Advanced Hours (3XXX or 4XXX) - 12 advanced hours must be completed at UNT Dallas

 

UNT GPA 2.0 or higher required

 

Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher required

 

Criminal Justice GPA 2.5 or higher required

 

 

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