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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminal Justice, B.A., Specialization in Information Security and Assurance

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

As a general rule, no more than eight credits of coursework 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.

Schedule of Classes

Specific offerings for each semester may be found in the Schedule of Classes.

General Education Requirements

In order to graduate on-schedule without taking additional courses, it is highly recommended that students meet with an Undergraduate Academic Adviser concerning the selection of all of their general education courses.

Each candidate for an Oakland University baccalaureate will need to satisfactorily complete approved courses in each of the following areas: Foundations, Explorations, and Integration. For details, refer to the General Education Requirements   section of the catalog.

Requirements for criminal justice, B.A., specialization in information security and assurance

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 C+ 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 2.3 in 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 .

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Student will achieve a minor in information security management 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.

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