Sep 22, 2020  
2008-09 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2008-09 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Criminal Justice B.S. – Paralegal Studies Option


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A major may be selected from either of the three options (Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies or Homeland Security) in the Criminal Justice program.  Two majors in Criminal Justice are not permitted.

Minor Fields of Study

A minor field of study may be earned in either CRIMINAL JUSTICE, PARALEGAL STUDIES or HOMELAND SECURITY. Eighteen (18) semester hours minimum are required. The following restrictions apply:

  1. Individuals with a major in Criminal Justice may earn a minor in Paralegal Studies which is restricted to CRJ courses listed for this option.
  2. Individuals with majors in Paralegal Studies may earn a minor in Criminal Justice which is restricted to CRJ courses listed for this option.
  3. Individuals with majors other than Criminal Justice or Paralegal Studies may earn a minor in Criminal Justice or in Paralegal Studies.
  4. Courses may not apply to both major and minor.

Total 39 hours


Notes


A second major or minor is recommended from the following: any program within the Social Sciences, English, Communication Studies, Journalism, Business, Sciences and Math, Safety Management, and Psychology. At least 18 hours of advanced (3000, 4000) courses are required on a Paralegal minor. Eighteen hours of this major must be earned at NSU. A second major may not be earned in Criminal Justice.

*Prerequisites

Policies of the College of Liberal Arts


LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES: At least 55 semester credit hours are required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences. This major, together with general education hours, provides for 44 hours. The student is advised to take a Minor or second major in Liberal Arts and Sciences fields in order to satisfy this requirement.

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