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  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminal Justice, B.A.


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Requirements for the criminal justice major


To earn a Bachelor of Arts with a major in criminal justice students must complete a minimum of 48 credits as listed below.  Students must earn a minimum grade of 2.5 in the following major courses:  CRJ 1100 , CRJ 2100 , all CRJ core courses, all CRJ elective courses, CRJ 4950  and CRJ 4970  .

Field experience is an integral part of the criminal justice curriculum. Students must have an overall GPA of 2.0 and a GPA of 2.5 in the major, completed all required and core courses, and met with the director of field services and student support to secure an internship placement prior to enrolling in CRJ 4950  .

4. Two interdisciplinary electives selected from


5. Internship


Requirements for the criminal justice major - homeland security specialization


To earn a Bachelor of Arts with a major in criminal justice and a specialization in homeland security, students must complete a minimum of 60 credits as listed below.  Students must earn a minimum grade of 2.5 in the following major courses: CRJ 1100 , CRJ 2100 , all CRJ core courses, all CRJ elective courses, CRJ 4950   and CRJ 4970  .

Field experience is an integral part of the criminal justice curriculum.  Students are required to meet with the director of field services and student support to secure an internship placement prior to enrolling in CRJ 4950 .

5. Internship


Requirements for the criminal justice major - information security and assurance specialization


To earn a Bachelor of Arts with a major in criminal justice and a specialization in information security and assurance, students must complete a minimum of 62 credits, as listed below.  Students must earn a minimum grade of 2.5 in the following major courses: CRJ 1100 , CRJ 2100 , all CRJ core courses, all CRJ elective courses, CRJ 4950  and CRJ 4970  .

Field experience is an integral part of the criminal justice curriculum.  Students are required to meet with the director of field services and student support to secure an internship placement prior to enrolling in CRJ 4950  .

6. Internship


Note


Student will achieve a minor in management information systems upon completion of the information security and assurance specialization.

Additional program information


Students using this catalog to meet criminal justice major requirements may also use any course subsequently approved as satisfying requirements in a particular electives group of courses and published in a later catalog.

Additional Information


In addition to these major requirements, students must complete the Oakland University General Education Requirements , the College of Arts and Sciences College Exploratory Requirement , and an appropriate number of free elective classes to meet the overall credit requirement for the degree (in most cases 124; some degrees may require a greater number).

As a general rule, no more than eight credits of course work used to satisfy one major, minor or concentration may be applied toward another, but exceptions to this rule may be allowed with the written approval of the program coordinators.

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