• To develop a critical understanding of the field of criminal justice and forensics through a balance of theory and practical application.
• To develop an interdisciplinary perspective on the issues which face criminal justice professionals.
• To develop leadership and decision making skills.
• To develop knowledge and foster an appreciation for research methodology and its ability to inform both policy and practice.
• To develop a critical understanding of the ethical dimensions of the field.
• To develop a commitment to social justice, civic responsibility and feel the importance of respecting the dignity of all persons.
CRJ* 101 Foundations in Criminal Justice
FSC 205 Crime Scene Forensics
CRJ 210 Constitutional Law
CRJ 212 Criminal Law
CRJ 220 Criminology
CRJ 311 Criminalistics
FSC 340 Cybercrime
FSC 407 Forensic Psychology
FSC 480 Forensic Anthropology
FSC 490 Senior Seminar
JSS 210 Researching the Social World
JSS 250 Statistics
Elective courses as approved, including but not limited to:
CRJ 102 Responses to Terrorism
CRJ 207 Forensic Photography
CIS 302 Public Safety Applications of GIS
CRJ 304 Drugs and Society
CRJ 310 Criminal Evidence
CRJ 312 Criminalistics II
CRJ 341 Cybercrime II: Internet Vulnerabilities and Criminal Investigation
CRJ 342 Computer Forensics I: Data Storage and Recovery
CRJ 343 Computer Forensics II: Linux/Macintosh and lab-based Acquisitions
CRJ 362 Victimology
CRJ 382 Sexual Assault
CRJ 383 Child Abuse
CRJ 384 Elder Abuse
CRJ 385 Mental Health and Criminal Justice
CRJ 440 Criminal Profiling 1
CRJ 441 Criminal Profiling II
CRJ 481 Forensic Archaeology
CRJ 482 Advanced Bioarcheology and Forensic Recovery
CRJ 499 Internship
FRS 304 Fire Investigation
FRS 404 Fire Investigation and Analysis
Director, Criminal Justice Programs