GRACELAND UNIVERSITY


BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE: CRIMINAL JUSTICE MAJOR 2019-20 CATALOG
A Criminal Justice major offered on the Lamoni campus must complete 39 semester hours as prescribed below.

In addition to major requirements, the appropriate essential education and minimum degree requirements must be completed. Refer to Baccalaureate degree requirements in the Graceland University catalog.

See TES Group Report for Alternative Essential Education requirements.


CRIMINAL JUSTICE MAJOR: core courses

Four SWCC courses apply toward the 21 semester hours in this group of required courses.

  • MATH1380 Statistics is included because it is recommended that it is taken prior to enrolling in SOCI3440 Research Methods
  • These remaining courses in this group will be taken at Graceland:

  • CRMJ3100 Law and the Justice System, 3 s.h.
  • SOCI4330 Social Inequality or SOCI2300 Race and Ethnicity in the United States, 3 s.h.
  • SOCI3440 Research Methods, 3 s.h.
  • SOUTHWESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGEGRACELAND UNIVERSITYNote?BeginEnd
    CRJ 100 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3) CRMJ2400 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3)   
    CRJ 200 CRIMINOLOGY (3) SOCI2500 CRIMINOLOGY (3)   
    MAT 156 STATISTICS (3) MATH1380 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS (3)   
    PSY 111 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (3) PSYC1300 INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY (3)   
    SOC 110 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (3) SOCI1300 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (3)   
    CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Elective: 3 semester hours
    One course, 3 semester hours from the following:
  • COMM/PEAC/SOCI3210 Conflict Management, 3 s.h.
  • COMM3100 Intercultural Communication, 3 s.h. or
  • PEAC/POLS2200 Introduction to Peace Studies, 3 s.h.
  • *Currently no transfer course has been identified*
  • Criminal Justice Electives: 15 semester hours
  • Complete 15 semester hours from the following courses: BUAD3450 Organizational Behavior, BUAD3490 Human Resource Management, CHEM1340 Forensic Chemistry, CRMJ3340 Penology, CRMJ3350 Community-based Correction, CRMJ3520 Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice, CRMJ3900 Topics in Criminal Justice, CRMJ4700 Criminal Justice Internship, PSYC2250 Developmental Psychology, PSYC3280 Psychology and Law, PSYC3370 Cross Cultural Psychology, PSYC3380 Abnormal Psychology, PSYC3440 Psychology of the Workplace, PSYC4430 Theory-Practice of Counseling, SOCI2440 Victimology or SOCI3120 Sociological Studies in Policing.
  • See catalog for which of these electives are recommended if you are planning a career in Law Enforcement or Corrections, Criminal Justice Social Services or Criminal Justice Administration.
    SOUTHWESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGEGRACELAND UNIVERSITYNote?BeginEnd
    CRJ 201 JUVENILE DELINQUENCY (3) CRMJ 0000 LOWER DIVISION ELECTIVE   
    MGT 170 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (3) BUAD 0000 LOWER DIVISION ELECTIVE   
    PSY 121 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) PSYC2250 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY (3)   
    PSY 241 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) PSYC 0000 LOWER DIVISION ELECTIVE   
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