Criminal Justice- Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
For more information about criminal justice, email JCS@MiamiOH.edu or call 513-785-7702.
The Bachelor of Science in criminal justice at Miami’s Regional locations offers students a comprehensive and dynamic understanding of crime, justice, punishment and corrections, policing, and the legal system within the context of a liberal arts education. Advancing analytical and critical thinking, problem solving, oral and written communication, technology, quantitative literacy, ethics, application of learning in the field, civic learning, and an appreciation of diversity and of the increasingly global world are core objectives of the program. The idea is to graduate students who possess the knowledge, experiences, and skills needed to lead a meaningful, reflective life, who will be productive and contributing citizens, who will be successful in their criminal justice careers, and who will be life-long learners.
Students majoring in criminal justice are not permitted to double major in forensic investigation.
(124 semester hours)
|CJS 101||Introduction to the Criminal Justice Studies||3|
|CJS 125||Law and the Courts||3|
|CJS 211||Policing in America||3|
|CJS 220||Criminal Justice Field Experience||3|
|CJS 231||Criminal Procedure||3|
|CJS 271||Introduction to Criminal Behavior||3|
|CJS 281||Corrections in America||3|
|CJS 451||Comparative Justice Systems||3|
|CJS 461||Applied Research Methods in Criminal Justice||3|
|CJS 485||Capstone: Seminar in Criminal Justice||3|
|or CMR 181||Computers and Business|
|Complete 15 hours or more criminal justice courses beyond the core requirements||15|
|Total Credit Hours||48-49|