BS Three-Year Degree Plan

Program can be completed online

Sample schedule

This is a model three-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of a minor or second major, and placement in English and mathematics.

This doesn't include remedial course work or dual enrollment/AP

*Either Life or Physical Science has to have a lab

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 Writing I 3
CRM 250 Policing 3
Life Science with Lab * 4
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States Since 1877
3
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
Cultural Competence 3
CRM 210 Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System/Public Issues 3
CRM 260 Criminal Law and the Courts 3
Physical Science * 3
General Elective 3
Arts 3

Third semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours6
MTH 130 or higher 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines
or ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions
or ENG 310 Writing II: Writing for Graduate and Professional Schools
3

Fourth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
Humanities 3
CRM 270 Institutional and Community-Based Corrections 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3

Fifth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
CRM 365 Criminal Procedure 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
CRM 320 Criminological Theory 3
CRM 330 Juvenile Justice 3
CRM Elective 300+ 3
CRM 355 Current Issues in Policing
or CRM 375 Current Issues in Corrections
3

Sixth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours6
CRM Elective 300+ 3
CRM Elective 300+ 3

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
CRM 340 Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice 3
CRM 380 Criminal Justice Organizations and Management 3
General Elective 300+ 3
General Elective 3
CRM 415 Race, Class, Gender, and Crime 3
General Elective 3

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours17
General Elective 300+ 3
CRM 598 Senior Seminar in Criminology and Criminal Justice 3
General Elective 300+ 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 2

Ninth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours6
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
GEN 499 University Exit Examination 0