Major Requirements - Criminal Justice

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2017-2018 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice: 40 semester hours
Required Courses: 28 semester hours

  • CRJ1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice System (4)
  • CRJ2150 Correctional Services (4)
  • CRJ2300 Criminology (4)
  • CRJ2420 Criminal Law (4)
  • CRJ2500 Policing America (4)
  • CRJ3610 Research Methods (4)
  • CRJ4800 Strategic Planning and Ethics (4) 
    (Junior status is a prerequisite for internships.)

Elective Courses: 12 semester hours

  • CRJ2210 Courts and Justice (4)
  • CRJ2310 Juvenile Justice (4)
  • CRJ2400 Principles of Emergency Management (4)
  • CRJ2810/3810/4810 Selected Topics (4)
  • CRJ3010 International Crime and Justice (4)
  • CRJ3100 Security and Leadership (4)
  • CRJ3150 Probation and Parole (4)
  • CRJ/PSC3180 Constitutional Law and the Judicial System (4)
  • CRJ3200 Homeland Security (4)
  • CRJ3300 Criminal Investigation (4)
  • CRJ3310 Forensic Science (4)
  • CRJ3350 Terrorism and Counterterrorism (4)
  • CRJ3400 Criminal Evidence and Procedure (4)
  • CRJ3500 Organized Crime (4)
  • CRJ3550 Cyber Crime Investigations (4)
  • CRJ3650 Schools and Delinquency (4)
  • CRJ3700 Forensic Investigation of Child Abuse and Neglect (4)
  • CRJ3710 Serial and Mass Murder (4)
  • CRJ3720 Criminal Profiling (4)
  • CRJ4200 Administration of Criminal Justice Agencies (4)
  • CRJ4400 Introduction to Intelligence Agencies (4)
  • CRJ4940 Criminal Justice Internship (4-12)

Note: 16 semester hours of 3000+ level electives in the major are required for graduation.