Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Access the assessment plan for this program at: http://www.cis.unr.edu/ecatalog/assess/2010/CriminalJustice_Bachelors_Plan.pdf

  1. UNIVERSITY CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS (36-43 credit)
      1. NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog for information regarding the "Core English and Math Completion Policy".
    1. English (3-8 credits)
      1. Refer to the "English" section of the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog.
      2. NOTE: Students who place in ENG 102 are not required to complete ENG 101 .
    2. Mathematics (3-5 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Mathematics" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog (3-5 credits)
    3. Natural Sciences (6 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Natural Sciences" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog. (6 credits)
    4. Social Sciences (3 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Social Sciences" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog
      2. Recommended:
      3. PSY 101--Introduction to Psychology as Social Science OR
      4. SOC 101--Principles of Sociology (3 credits)
    5. Fine Arts (3 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Fine Arts" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog (3 credits)
    6. Core Humanities (9 credits)
      1. CH 201--Ancient and Medieval Cultures (3 credits)
      2. CH 202--The Modern World (3 credits)
      3. CH 203--American Experience and Constitutional Change (3 credits)
    7. Capstone Courses (6 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Capstone" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog (6 credits)
    8. Diversity (3 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Diversity" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog. (3 credits)
  2. ADDITIONAL COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS (6-20* credits)
      1. *Credits may vary depending on initial course placement in foreign language.
    1. Foreign Language (0-14 credits)
      1. Successful completion of the foreign language requirement may be accomplished through one of five options: complete a fourth semester college course in a foreign language;  complete a fourth semester course in American Sign Language; demonstrate proficiency through placement examination or other means through the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; show transcript evidence of successful completion of a fourth year high school course in foreign language; or participate in a studies abroad program pre-approved by the college to meet the foreign language requirement.
    2. College Breadth Requirement (6 credits)
      1. Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree in the college shall be required to take, within the College of Liberal Arts, two courses that are outside the departments in which they major or minor, and that exclude courses taken to fulfill Core Curriculum requirements.
  3. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (36 credits)
    1. Major Core Requirements          
      1. CRJ 101--Introduction to Criminal Justice I (3 credits)
      2. CRJ 102--Introduction to Criminal Justice II (3 credits)
      3. CRJ 106--Introduction to Corrections OR
      4. CRJ 211--Police in America (3 credits)
      5. CRJ 222--Criminal Law and Procedure (3 credits)
      6. CRJ 301--Research Methods in Criminal Justice (3 credits)
      7. CRJ 444--Criminological Theory (3 credits)
      8. CRJ 450R--Seminar in Criminal Justice OR
      9. CRJ 451R--Criminal Justice Colloquium (3 credits)
      10. CAS 154--Problems of Substance Abuse and Addiction (3 credits)
      11. APST 207--Practical Statistics (3 credits)
      12. Three courses (three credits each) from upper-division criminal justice course offerings, excluding CRJ 491 or CRJ 499 (9 credits)
  4. MINOR REQUIREMENTS (18 credits)
      1. Complete any university minor, OR
      2. Complete criminal justice related subjects (approved list of courses available in the department office.)
  5. ELECTIVES (11-32 credits)
  6. TOTAL CREDITS (128 credits)
      1. Forty-two or more credits must be in courses numbered 300 or above.
  7. RECOMMENDED SCHEDULE
    1. First Year - Fall Semester
      1. ENG* (3 credits)
      2. MATH* (3 credits)
      3. CRJ 101 (3 credits)
      4. CAS 154 (3 credits)
      5. SPAN 111 (4 credits)
      6. TOTAL (16 credits)
      7. *NOTE: English and Math course placement is based on test scores.  Please consult the current course schedule.
    2. First Year - Spring Semester
      1. ENG 102 (3 credits)
      2. CRJ 102 (3 credits)
      3. SPAN 112 (4 credits)
      4. Core Fine Art (3 credits)
      5. *** PSY 101 (3 credits)
      6. TOTAL (16 credits)
    3. Second Year - Fall Semester
      1. SPAN 211 (3 credits)
      2. CRJ 222 (3 credits)
      3. *** SOC 101 (3 credits)
      4. CH 201 (3 credits)
      5. Core Natural Science A (3-4 credits)
      6. TOTAL (15-16 credits)
    4. Second Year - Spring Semester
      1. SPAN 212 (3 credits)
      2. CRJ 106 or CRJ 211 (3 credits)
      3. APST 207 (3 credits)
      4. *** COM 113 (3 credits)
      5. CH 202 (3 credits)
      6. College Breadth Requirement (3 credits)
      7. TOTAL (18 credits)
    5. Third Year - Fall Semester
      1. CRJ 301  (3 credits)
      2. Core Natural Science B (3 credits)
      3. CH 203 (3 credits)
      4. **Core Social Science or elective (3 credits)
      5. Elective (any level) (3 credits)
      6. TOTAL (15 credits)
    6. Third Year - Spring Semester
      1. CRJ (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      2. ***Related Subject (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      3. Core Capstone (3 credits)
      4. College Breadth Requirement (3 credits)
      5. Core Social Science or elective (3 credits)
      6. Elective (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      7. TOTAL (18 credits)
    7. Fourth Year - Fall Semester
      1. CRJ (300-400) (3 credits)
      2. CRJ 444 (3 credits)
      3. Core Capstone (3 credits)
      4. Related Subject (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      5. Elective (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      6. TOTAL (15 credits)
    8. Fourth Year - Spring Semester
      1. CRJ 450R or CRJ 451R (3 credits)
      2. CRJ (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      3. ***Related Subject (300-400) (3 credits)
      4. Elective (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      5. Core Diversity (any level) (3 credits)
      6. TOTAL (15 credits)

 **For students doing a minor in place of the Related Subjects, you must complete the Core Curriculum Social Science requirement.

***For students completing a minor in place of the Related Subjects, replace these courses with those needed to complete the minor.

 

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