Bachelor of Applied Science in Psychology
Criminal Justice Concentration

Waldorf online psychology criminal justice degreeThe intent of the psychology program is to provide a comprehensive plan of study that will introduce students to many subfields of psychology and prepare them for careers in a number of human services careers as well as graduate and professional programs. Graduate degrees are required to pursue licensure as a psychologist, counselor, or social worker. Waldorf College psychology majors should be prepared to enter these degree programs upon graduation. Through graduate studies, students may choose to specialize in areas including clinical, experimental, developmental, social, cognitive, human factors, sports, industrial/organizational, health, and forensics.

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Criminal Justice Concentration

Waldorf’s Criminal Justice concentration provides the opportunity to explore the three primary areas of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts and corrections. Complementing the bachelor’s degree in Psychology, students have the opportunity to study the criminal mind, as well as explore other aspects of human thought and behavior within the Criminal Justice field.

Estimated time of completion of this program is 4 years for full-time students.

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  Credit Hours
Core Requirements 30
Major Requirements 30
Professional Electives 60
Concentration 12
Remaining Professional Electives 48
Grand Total: 120

 

Criminal Justice Concentration
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
  12
CRJ 2000 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 2501 Criminology 3
Choose the remaining 6 credits from any additional Criminal Justice courses offered at Waldorf. Below are examples of courses that may be selected:  
CRJ 2001 Theory and Practice of Law Enforcement 3
CRJ 2200 Theory and Practice of Corrections 3

B.A.S. Degree Requirements

  • Completion of the B.A.S. core curriculum (30 Credits)
  • Completion of the required courses in a major field (30 Credits)
  • Completion of additional courses (including any supported courses required by the major in other departments) to a total of 120 credits depending on the major
  • A grade of C or higher in all coursework in the major and, if applicable, in the concentration(s)
  • 2.00 cumulative grade point average for work completed at Waldorf (Some majors may require a cumulative GPA higher than a 2.00)
  • Minimum of 30 upper-division credit hours