Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Criminology & Criminal Justice Requirements

The Bachelor of Science degree requires the completion of a general education core as well as a major field of concentration. The B.S. degree requires the completion of a minimum of 120 semester hours of credit. A cumulative grade point average of 2.1  (C) or better must be earned for all courses completed at Chaminade. A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C) or better is also required in the major. One year of residence, normally the senior year (30 semester hours), is required. At least half of the upper division credits required for the major must be completed at Chaminade.

Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements

The following Criminology and Criminal Justice courses must be completed for a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice:

PRE-MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

COURSE

TITLE

CREDITS

CJ 151

Criminal Justice Systems

3

CJ 201

Foundations in Criminology

3

CJ 220

Criminal Investigation

3

CJ 223

Introduction to Law

3

CJ 270

Supervision and Management

3

CJ 291

Juvenile Justice System

3

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

COURSE

TITLE

CREDITS

CJ 315

Behavioral Science Statistics

3

CJ 321

Research Methods

3

CJ 375

Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice

3

CJ 423

Criminal Law

3

CJ 424

Criminal Procedures

3

CJ 432

Law Enforcement

3

CJ 451

Corrections: Prisons and Community Alternatives

3

CJ 490

Seminar in Criminal Justice Agencies

3

CJ 491

Juvenile Deviancy and Juvenile Justice

3

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING

PSY 321

Psychology of Personality

3

PSY 424

Abnormal Psychology

3

SO 401

Race and Ethnic Relations

3

SO 407

Society and Mental Disorders

3

BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES DIVISION REQUIREMENT

CJ 327

Career Development in the Behavioral Sciences

3