May 10, 2021  
2012-13 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-13 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Criminal Justice B.S. – Criminal Justice Option - Major Code 9708 (9700)


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

Minor Fields of Study

Non-Criminal Justice majors may earn a minor in Justice Studies.  Justice Studies is an unstructured minor; students may complete any eighteen (18) hours of CR J courses.  A structured minor field of study may also be earned in either CRIMINAL JUSTICE, LEGAL 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 Legal Studies or Homeland Security which is restricted to CR J courses listed in the specific option.
  2. Individuals with a major in Legal Studies may earn a minor in Criminal Justice or Homeland Security which is restricted to CR J courses listed in the specific option.
  3. Individuals with a major in Homeland Security may earn a minor in Criminal Justice or Legal Studies which is restricted to CR J courses listed in the specific option.
  4. Courses may not apply to both major and minor.

 

Total 39 hours


Notes


At least 20 hours of advanced (3000/4000) courses are required in the Criminal Justice major. Twenty hours of this major must be earned at NSU. A second major may not be earned in Legal Studies or Homeland Security.

*Prerequisites

Criminal Justice


 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT: A. Minimum grade of “C” in all required (core) courses. B. 2.5 GPA in all Criminal Justice courses.
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT: Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses numbered 3000 and above.

 

Policies of the College of Liberal Arts


ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT: Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses number 3000 and above.
LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES: At least 80 semester credit hours are required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences for BA/BAED/BFA degrees and 55 semester credit hours of Liberal Arts and Sciences for BS/BSED degrees and 40 semester credit hours of Liberal Arts and Sciences for specialty degrees (BGS, BSW).   Liberal Arts and Science courses are designated by a “#” after the course title.

 

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