Four-Year Plan

Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Arts
2015-2016 Catalog Year

Download the 2015-2016 Four Year Plan


This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
MTH1010: Foundations of Algebra, MTH1100: College Algebra, MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, or Elective 4 MTH1100: College Algebra, MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, or Elective 4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4 ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4
CRJ 1010: Intro. to Criminal Justice (fall or spring) 4 CRJ/SOC 2300: Criminology (fall or spring) 4
Elective 4 Elective (suggested PSY 1100) 4
Total Semester Hours  16 Total Semester Hours  16
YEAR II
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4
CRJ 2150: Correctional Service (fall or spring) 4 CRJ 2420: Criminal Law (fall or spring) 4
CRJ elective course 4 CRJ elective course 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours  16 Total Semester Hours  16
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4 IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4
CRJ 2500: Policing America (fall or spring) 4 CRJ 3610: Research Methods (fall or spring) 4
3000 level CRJ course 4 3000 level CRJ course 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours  16 Total Semester Hours  16
YEAR IV
CRJ 4800: Strategic Planning and Ethics (fall or spring) 4 Elective 4
3000 level CRJ course 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours  16 Total Semester Hours  16

General Notes

  • Student must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • The last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at AU, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.

Major Notes

  • Bolded courses are required in the major; italicized courses are required electives.
  • CRJ major requires 40 credit hours.
If you have questions about this major, contact Julie Hall or Kidada Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.