Criminal Justice, B.A. Sample Degree Map

The Criminal Justice, B.A. degree is an interdisciplinary curriculum that offers broad based knowledge of crime and delinquency, criminal law and procedure, police science and security, and the juvenile justice system. The curriculum includes courses in criminal law and procedure, crime theory, human deviant behavior, police science, security, corrections, statistics and research methods. Graduates will be prepared for careers in the field of juvenile justice, court system administration, law enforcement, adult corrections, rehabilitation, crime data analysis and security at the city, county, state and federal level.

The State University of New York at Fredonia is committed to doing our part to provide each student a clear path to graduation. This four-year degree plan is a sample map for fulfilling requirements in the major, the Fredonia Foundations (FF), and other supporting courses. The pathway that you take to your degree may differ somewhat from this illustration, depending on where you start and the detours and side trips you may take along the way. If you are committed to completing your degree in four years, we encourage you to consider signing up for the Fredonia in 4 program. For complete information about this degree program, please consult the university catalog at www.fredonia.edu/catalog

Sample Degree Plan

First Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
CRMJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
ENGL 100 Craft of Writing 3
SOC 116 Introductory Sociology 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
 
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course Credits
POLI 120 Politics in American Life (or) 3
PSY 129 Introduction to Psychology 0
MATH 110 Math in Action 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
TOTAL 15

Second Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
CRMJ 230 Criminal Law 3
SOC 200 Statistics for the Real World 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course Credits
CRMJ 240 Law Enforcement Policy and Practice 3
FF Course 3
Interdisciplinary Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Third Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
CRMJ 340 Introduction to Corrections 3
SOC 300 Research Methods 3
Interdisciplinary Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course Credits
CRMJ 370 Criminology 3
CRMJ Major Elective 3
Interdisciplinary Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
CRMJ Major Elective 3
CRMJ Major Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course Credits
CRMJ 400 Senior Seminar 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 15

GRAND TOTAL: 120

This Sample Degree Map is based on the requirements published in the University Catalog.

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