Criminal Justice Major (BA Adult; Online Only)
This program’s objective is to enhance interest, experience, and knowledge in the field of criminal justice. Professionalism, ethics, and leadership remain central themes throughout the program. Individual and organizational dynamics are explored from a systems thinking perspective, focusing on criminal justice. The study of history, research, and trends impacting the criminal justice system are examined as they interrelate with a changing society. This program is designed for students working in the criminal justice field who desire to improve the work they do, to position themselves for promotional opportunities, and to facilitate life transition.
Note: This degree program is not intended for Minnesota peace officer licensure, but will qualify for continuing education credits where accepted.
General Education Requirements
All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.
Bachelor of Arts degree consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.
|Required (and in sequence):|
|CJU 402||Returning Student Seminar for Criminal Justice||4|
|CJU 422||Information Literacy in Criminal Justice||4|
|CJU 437||Systems Thinking in Criminal Justice||4|
|CJU 452||Constitutional Law||4|
|CJU 451||Diversity in Criminal Justice||4|
|CJU 435||Philosophy of Values and Ethics||4|
|CJU 431||Inside the Criminal Mind||4|
|CJU 453||Troubled Youth in the Criminal Justice Corrections System||4|
|CJU 455||Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice||4|
|CJU 490||Criminal Justice Portfolio||4|