Criminal Justice Field of Study Curriculum

Applies to all baccalaureate programs in CIP code 43.0104 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

Discipline-relevant Texas Core Curriculum and up to 12 SCH of Discipline Foundation Courses. 

First Year
Semester 1TCCNSCHs
SOCI 2213Introduction to Criminal Justice CRIJ 13013
*Court Systems & Practices (CRIJ 1306)3
*Fundamentals of Criminal Law (CRIJ 1310)3
*Correctional Systems & Practices (CRIJ 2313)3
*Police Systems & Practices (CRIJ 2328)3
 SCHs 15
 Total SCHs:  15

*Indirect equivalencies will satisfy lower level Criminal Justice departmental requirements. 

Directed Electives (minimum 6 SCH required)

First Year
FallTCCNSCHs
SOCI 2133Crime in America CRIJ 13073
POLS 2223Criminal Investigation CRIJ 23143
 SCHs 6
 Total SCHs:  6