Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Studies

Required 120 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 30 of which must be from UND) including:

I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).

II. The Following Curriculum (42 credits):

Required Lower Division Courses
CJ 201Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CJ 210Introduction to Policing3
CJ 220Introduction to Courts3
CJ 270Introduction to Corrections3
Required Upper Division Courses
CJ 330Criminological Theory3
CJ 341Criminal Law3
CJ 342Criminal Procedure3
CJ 365Law and Society3
CJ 401Administration of Criminal Justice Systems3
SOC 323Sociological Research Methods3
SOC 326Sociological Statistics3
Select three of the following:9
Women, Crime, and Criminal Justice
Cybersecurity Law and Investigations
What Works in Policing, Sentencing, and Corrections
Correctional Alternatives
Police Administration
Criminal Investigation
Developmental Perspectives on Adolescent Problem Behavior
The Police Role in Society
Forensic Science Seminar
Analysis of Forensic Evidence
Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
Total Credits42

A concentration in a single supplementary field other than Criminal Justice Studies is also required of all Criminal Justice majors. This concentration may be met in one of two ways:

  1. a language proficiency of level IV in a modern foreign language; or
  2. 20 credit hours (at least nine of which must be numbered 300 or above) in any single subject matter taught at this University.

For advising and communication from the department, students should declare the Criminal Justice Studies major as early as possible.