Courses

Courses

Be sure to refer to the Recommended Academic Plan and consult with your adviser regarding the proper sequence of courses.

For a B.S. degree in Criminal Justice, a minimum of 120 credits is required.

In addition to General Education requirements (45 credits), this major requires the following:

ELECTIVES: 13-17 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 62 credits
(This includes 0-4 credits of General Education courses: 0-4 credits of GQ courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES* (25 credits)
CRIMJ 012 GS(3), CRIMJ 100 GS(3), CRIMJ 210(3), CRIMJ 220(3), CRIMJ 230(3), CRIMJ 250W(3), CRIMJ 450W(4), CRIMJ 465(3) (Sem: 5-8)

(At least 9 credits in Additional Courses and/or Supporting Courses must be at the 400 level.)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (16 credits)
Select 4 credits from CRIMJ 260(3)/PUBPL 320(4) or STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits from the following: CRIMJ 201(3), CRIMJ 220(3), CRIMJ 221(3), CRIMJ 234(3), CRIMJ 241(3) (Sem 5-8) 
Select 6 credits from the following: CRIMJ 300H(3-6), CRIMJ 301H(3-6), CRIMJ 304(3), CRIMJ 389(3), CRIMJ 406(3), CRIMJ 407 US(3), CRIMJ 408(3), CRIMJ 410(3), CRIMJ 413(3), CRIMJ 414(3), CRIMJ 415(3), CRIMJ 421(3), CRIMJ 423 US(3), CRIMJ 425(3), CRIMJ 426(3-6), CRIMJ 430(3), CRIMJ 431(3), CRIMJ 441 US(3), CRIMJ 453 US(3), CRIMJ 460(3), CRIMJ 462(3), CRIMJ 489W(3), CRIMJ 495(3-12), CRIMJ 496(1-18), CRIMJ 497(1-9) (Sem: 5-8)
Or Select 12 credits from the following: CRIMJ 300H(3-6), CRIMJ 301H(3-6), CRIMJ 304(3), CRIMJ 389(3), CRIMJ 406(3), CRIMJ 407 US(3), CRIMJ 408(3), CRIMJ 410(3), CRIMJ 413(3), CRIMJ 414(3), CRIMJ 415(3), CRIMJ 421(3), CRIMJ 423 US(3), CRIMJ 425(3), CRIMJ 426(3-6), CRIMJ 430(3), CRIMJ 431(3), CRIMJ 441 US(3), CRIMJ 453 US(3), CRIMJ 460(3), CRIMJ 462(3), CRIMJ 489W(3), CRIMJ 495(3-12), CRIMJ 496(1-18), CRIMJ 497(1-9) (Sem: 5-8) 

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (21 credits)
Select 6 credits: 3 credits at the 200 level and 3 credits at the 300 and 400 level or 6 credits at the 300 and 400 level from the following: AFRAS, BE SC, PL SC, PUBPL, PSYCH, SOC (Sem: 5-8)
Select 15 credits in consultation with an academic adviser and in support of the student's interests. For information about specific courses in this area, contact the School of Public Affairs. (Sem: 5-8)

A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.


This page is not a part of the official Penn State University Bulletin.