Oct 23, 2019  
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice Administration, Law Enforcement Concentration, B.S.


Department of Criminal Justice Administration  
615-898-2630
Lance Selva, program coordinator
Lance.Selva@mtsu.edu

Requirements for the major in Criminal Justice Administration include

  1. 48 semester hours of criminal justice courses including the required core courses CJA 1100 , CJA 2200 , CJA 2400 , CJA 2600 , CJA 3200 , CJA 3400 ;
  2. 15 hours from the following: CJA 2900 , CJA 3230 , CJA 3250 , CJA 4220 , CJA 4260 , CJA 4330 , CJA 4340 , CJA 4530  and 15 hours from CJA courses (as advised);
  3. 13 hours of general electives (as advised);
  4. a minor of 18 hours (if minor requires more or less hours, adjustment will be made within general electives).

In order to graduate, all Criminal Justice majors must earn a grade of at least a C (2.00) in all core CJA courses: CJA 1100 , CJA 2200 , CJA 2400 , CJA 2600 , CJA 3200 , and CJA 3400 .

Curriculum: Criminal Justice Administration, Law Enforcement


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Following is a suggested pattern of study; however, consultation with the assigned advisor is necessary before each registration.

Freshman


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 28 Hours


NOTE:


*CJA majors with Law Enforcement concentration must fulfill the 15 hour requirement.

**Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing and successful completion (at least a C) of the first core courses: CJA 1100 , CJA 2200 , CJA 2400 , and CJA 2600 .

Total hours in program: 120


Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Criminal Justice Administration, Law Enforcement, B.S., Academic Map