B.S. in Criminal Justice (120 cr)

General Education Requirements

Written Communication Competency (6 cr)

  • Choose one college level composition course:
    • ENG-H140 Advanced Freshman Composition
    • ENG-W131 Reading, Writing, And Inquiry I
  • Choose one second college level composition course:
    • ENG-W132 Elementary Composition II
    • ENG-W230 Science Writing
    • ENG-W231 Professional Writing Skills
    • ENG-W233 Intermediate Expository Writing
    • ENG-W270 Argumentative Writing

Speaking and Listening Competency (3 cr)

Quantitative Reasoning Competency (3-4 cr)

Natural Sciences Competency (5-6 cr)

Humanistic Artistic Competency (6 cr)

Must include at least two different disciplines.
This may include at most one studio course.

Social-Behavioral Competency (6 cr)

Must include at least two different disciplines.

Additional Requirements

First-Year Seminar (0-2 cr)

A passing grade is required in the First Year Seminar course. This course is mandatory for all beginning freshmen and for transfer students with no more than 12 credit hours of transferring coursework. This course must be taken in the first semester after admission to Indiana University East.

Ethics (3 cr)

Choose one:

Information Literacy (3 cr)

Choose one:

Diversity Requirement (3 cr)

Choose one approved course with advisor permission.

Major Requirements (36 cr)

A minimum of 36 credits must be taken at the 300 level or above, with at least 18 in the major.

Criminal Justice Course Requirements (27 cr)

Criminal Justice Course Electives (9 cr)

  • Choose three courses from:

Electives

  • One Social Work (SWK) class recommended
  • Choose additional courses to reach 120 credit hours total.

Writing Requirement

A grade of C (2.0) or above is necessary in all English composition courses required for a degree. Students must complete ENG W131 or the equivalent within the first 25 credit hours for which they are enrolled. Students must also complete a second writing course with a C (2.0) or above within the first 50 credit hours for which they are enrolled. This course should prepare students for writing research papers and include at least one method of widely accepted documentation and instruct students in library research skills. All students must complete a culminating writing experience in their major.

General Grade Requirement

No course with a grade below 2.0 ( C ) will be accepted in the major/concentration area.

A passing grade is required in all other courses. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (C) is required for all courses taken toward a degree.

Required Credit Hours

For a bachelor degree a minimum of 30 hours at the 200 level or above must be completed at Indiana University East. At least 15 hours in the field of concentration must be completed at Indiana University East.

 

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