Criminal Justice and Philosophy, BS

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Experiential Liberal Arts

All undergraduate students in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities are required to complete the Experiential Liberal Arts Requirement.

Criminal Justice Major Requirements

Criminal Justice Required Courses
CRIM 1100Introduction to Criminal Justice4
CRIM 2100Criminal Due Process4
CRIM 2200Criminology4
CRIM 3600Criminal Justice Research Methods4
CRIM 3700Criminal Justice Statistics4
Co-op Integration Seminar
Co-op students should complete the seminars below. Non-co-op students should complete a 4-semester-hour CRIM elective.
Complete two of the following courses. CRIM 2000 and CRIM 3000 are required for the first co-op. CRIM 4000 is required if a second co-op is taken. 2-4
Co-op Integration Seminar 1
Co-op Integration Seminar 2
Co-op Integration Seminar 3
Capstone
CRIM 4949Senior Capstone Seminar4
Major Electives
Thematic Elective
Complete one of the following:4
The Death Penalty
Human Trafficking
Corruption, Integrity, and Accountability
Survey Elective
Complete one of the following:4
Criminal Violence
Global Criminology
Psychology of Crime
Organized Crime
Criminal Law
Youth Crime and Justice
Punishment in the Age of Mass Incarceration
Corporate Security: Securing the Private Sector
Policing a Democratic Society
System-Wide Electives
Gender, Crime, and Justice
Race, Crime, and Justice
Criminal Justice Elective
Complete one additional CRIM course.4

Philosophy Requirements

Required Courses
PHIL 1115Introduction to Logic4
PHIL/POLS 2325Ancient Philosophy and Political Thought4
PHIL 2303Social and Political Philosophy4
PHIL 2330Modern Philosophy4
Intermediate/Advanced Electives
Complete two of the following:
Existentialism
Moral Philosophy
Philosophy and Literature
Cults and Sects
Theory of Knowledge
Philosophy of Science
Advanced Logic
Philosophy of Mind
Seminar: Apocalypticism
Seminar: Theories and Methods in Religious Studies
Seminar in Religion
Topics in Religious Studies
Global Justice
Comparative Religious Ethics
Philosophy 4000/5000 Elective
Complete one of the following not used to satisfy previous requirements:4
Theory of Knowledge
Philosophy of Science
Advanced Logic
Philosophy of Mind
Seminar: Apocalypticism
Seminar: Theories and Methods in Religious Studies
Seminar in Religion
Topics in Religious Studies
Global Justice
Comparative Religious Ethics
Philosophy Electives
Complete two additional PHIL courses.8

Integrative Requirement

Philosophy Integrative Course
PHIL 2301Philosophical Problems of Law and Justice4
Criminal Justice Integrative Course
CRIM 1400Human Trafficking4

Criminal Justice and Philosophy Major Credit Requirement

Complete 80 semester hours in the major.

Program Requirement

128 total semester hours required