Major Requirements - Criminal Justice

These requirements will be applied to students enrolling at AU in the 2018-2019 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 Races: 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 Leadership (4)
  • CRJ3150 Probation and Word (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)
  • CRJ3605/PSC/SOC3600 Methods of Social Scientific Research (4) 
  • CRJ3700 Forensic Investigation of 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)