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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminal Justice Administration, B.S.


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

Courses in the Department of Criminal Justice Administration provide students with a well-rounded curriculum designed to meet the academic needs of those seeking careers in law enforcement, courts, corrections, and homeland security as well as those already employed in the criminal justice system and related agencies.

Academic Map


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

Criminal Justice Administration, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


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

Major Requirements (48 hours)


Criminal Justice Administration Core (18 hours)


In order to graduate, all Criminal Justice majors must earn a grade of at least a C (2.00) in all of the following core CJA courses:

Remaining Major Courses (30 hours)


  • Criminal Justice Administration courses as advised

Minor (15-18 hours)


Electives (13-16 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Criminal Justice Administration


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:


*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 .