Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30

Required Courses:

Thesis Track

Core Courses
CJ 8101Decision Making in Criminal Justice3
CJ 8102Research Methods in Criminal Justice3
CJ 8106Theories of Crime and Deviance3
Electives 115
Research Course
CJ 9996Thesis Research6
Total Credit Hours30

Non-Thesis Track

Core Courses
CJ 8101Decision Making in Criminal Justice3
CJ 8102Research Methods in Criminal Justice3
CJ 8106Theories of Crime and Deviance3
Electives 121
Total Credit Hours30

Culminating Events:
Thesis:
For the Thesis Track, the thesis must be based on an original research project.

Note that the Non-Thesis Track has no culminating event.