May 24, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Security

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The School of Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Security offers specialized coursework for students interested in federal, state and local careers in the criminal or juvenile justice systems (such as corrections, courts, homeland security, juvenile justice, law enforcement, private security, probation and parole and a host of other government settings). The criminal justice curriculum also provides excellent preparation for graduate school and/or law school. The school offers two undergraduate degrees: a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in criminal justice and a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in forensics. Students may also choose a BA degree in criminal justice with an emphasis in juvenile justice. Within the forensics program, students may choose emphasis areas in anthropology, biological sciences, chemistry and biochemistry, or criminal justice. The emphasis in criminal justice is designed for students who wish to pursue employment as crime scene investigators. Emphases in anthropology, biological science, and chemistry and biochemistry are designed for students who pursue employment in public and private laboratory environments. The school also offers minors in both criminal justice and forensic science.


Criminal Justice (Juvenile Justice) BA  

Criminal Justice BA  

Forensics (Anthropology) BS  

Forensics (Biological Sciences) BS  

Forensics (Chemistry and Biochemistry) BS  

Forensics (Criminal Justice) BS  


Criminal Justice Minor  

Forensic Science Minor  

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