What will I learn?

The College of Social Sciences and Communication (CSSC) brings together faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends to pursue one common mission: to apply theory and research to drive social change and inspire human expression, reflection, and interconnection. With this mission in mind, CSSC is home to master teachers, engaging scholars, and community leaders.

The department provides courses for students pursuing careers in law enforcement, corrections, and juvenile and adult courts. A bachelor of arts in criminal justice, an associate of science in law enforcement, and a minor in criminal justice are available through the department.

Major (15 hours)

Required Courses (6 hours)

CRJU 2300 Introduction to Criminal Justice (also counts toward the core)

CRJU 3304 Police and Society

Electives (Select 9 hours)

CRJU 3301 Criminal Evidence

CRJU 3302 Legal Aspects of Law Enforcement

CRJU 3303 Corrections Survey

CRJU 3105, 3205, 3305 Seminar in Criminal Justice

CRJU 3306 Police Administration and Management

CRJU 3307 Criminal Law

CRJU 3309 Cybercrime

CRJU 3310 Race/Ethnicity and Criminal Justice

CRJU 3311 Gangs

CRJU 3313 Crime and Science: An Introduction to Forensic Science

CRJU 3314 Statistics in Criminal Justice

CRJU 3315 Sex Crimes

CRJU 3318 History and Globalization of the Drug Trade

CRJU 3337 Juvenile Delinquency

CRJU 3338 Criminological Theory

Which department am I in?

College of Social Science and Communication

Study options

Full Time (60 hours)

Tuition fees
US$21,779.60 per year
Application deadline

Expected July, November 2022

Start date

Expected January, August 2022


College of Social Science and Communication

2801 South University Avenue,

120 Ross Hall,



72204, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to have TOEFL score of 525 on paper-based.

For international students

First-time freshmen students must have any high school and post-secondary school transcripts, accompanied by English translations. Minimum cumulative high school GPA: 2.5 out of 4.0. TOEFL: 525 Paper-based, 61 Internet-based; IELTS: 6.0.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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