2018-2019 Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration

Total Course Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree

See the "Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree" in the University Catalog for complete details on general degree requirements. A minimum of 40 units, including those required for the major, must be upper division.

Elective Requirements

Completion of elective courses (beyond the requirements listed below) to reach a total of a minimum of 120.

General Education Requirements (49 units)

See the "General Education" requirements in the University Catalog or the Class Schedule for the most current information on General Education requirements and course offerings.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

See the "Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement" in the University Catalog.

Minor Requirements

Single field major, no minor required.

Major Requirements (51 units)

A.  Lower Division Required Courses (6 units):

CIS 270Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals

3

and

MAT 105Finite Mathematics

3

or

MAT 131Elementary Statistics and Probability

3

or

MAT 132Statistics with Algebra Review

4

or

MAT 195Selected Topics in Mathematics

1-4

B.  Upper Division Required Courses (33 units):

PUB 300Foundations of Public Administration

3

CJA 339Research Methods and Communication in Criminal Justice Administration

3

CJA 340Criminal Justice & Community

3

CJA 341Statistics in Criminal Justice Administration

3

CJA 342Legal and Ethical Foundations of Justice in Criminal Justice Administration

3

CJA 344Theories of Crime and Criminal Justice Policy

3

CJA 443 Criminal Law and Justice Administration

3

CJA 444Juvenile Justice Process

3

CJA 445 Policing and the Administration of Justice

3

CJA 446Terrorism & Extremism

3

CJA 447Corrections Adminitration and Policy

3

CJA 490Capstone in Criminal Justice Administration

3

CJA 490 taken after completion of four (4) core courses
SOC 368 may be substituted for CJA 344
SOC 346 may be substituted for CJA 447

C. Electives (12 Units): Select a total of four courses from the following choices:

CJA 423Administrative Law

3

CJA 446Terrorism & Extremism

3

CJA 448Forensic Science

3

CJA 449Investigative Interviewing, Interrogation, and Lie Detection

3

CJA 450Eyewitness Evidence and the Law

3

CJA 451Intelligence and National Security

3

CJA 452Homeland Security

3

CJA 460Gender, Race and the Administration of Justice

3

NCR 541Restorative Justice&Peacbldng

3

PUB 302Administration of Financial Resources

3

PUB 303 Public Personnel Administration

3

PUB 494Independent Study

1-3

SOC 362Gangs and Adolescent Subcultures

3

SOC 364Corrections

3

SOC 365Deviant Behavior

3

SOC 368Criminology

3

SOC 369Juvenile Delinquency

3

NCR 541: Open to seniors only.

PUB 494: May be taken after completion of four (4) core courses.