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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration

Waldorf’s Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration is ideal for those who seek a traditional criminal justice program with an additional focus on business and management. The program is designed to provide the student with a broad base of knowledge in the three primary areas of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. This foundation includes the Waldorf general education curriculum, numerous courses in the criminal justice arena, and courses in business. The program provides students with the general education, discipline specific, and technical knowledge required to succeed in the criminal justice workplace.

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

B.A./B.S. Degree Requirements

  • Completion of the core curriculum and the curriculum for the major, totaling 120 credits
  • 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
  • Minimum of 36 upper-division credit hours
Prefix Number Course Credit
Major Required--Group A 33
BUS 2201 Principles of Accounting 3
CRJ 2001 Theory and Practices of Law Enforcement 3
CRJ 2501 Criminology 3
CRJ 3301 Judicial Process 3
CRJ 3601 Criminal Law 3
CRJ 3701 Criminal Investigation 3
CRJ 3801 Criminal Evidence and Legal Issues 3
BUS 3602 Principles of Management 3
BUS 3651 Leadership 3
CRJ 3950 Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 4701 Criminal Justice Organization and Administration 3
Professional Electives--Group B 27
Electives can be taken from any course related to criminal justice administration with a minimum of six credits taken from the list below
CRJ 2000 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 2200 Theory and Practice of Corrections 3
BUS 3551 Information Systems Management 3
BUS 3552 Human Resource Management 3
BUS 3826 Managerial Decision Making 3
BUS 3451 Organizational Theory and Behavior 3
CRJ 4001 Procedures in the Justice System 3
Major Requirements Total   60
Core Requirements Total   60
Grand Total:   120

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B.A. / B.S. Program Requirements

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Total Credits: 120