Major: Criminal Justice
Degree: MS in Criminal Justice
Prerequisites (6 credits)
Prerequisites must be completed within the first 9 hours of graduate course work.
CCJ3014 Criminological Theory (3 Credits)
SELECT 1 FROM THE FOLLOWING*:
  • SYA 3300 Logic of Inquiry
  • STA 2014 Elementary Statistics for Health and Social Sciences
  • CCJ 3700 Research Methods in Criminal Justice
Major Requirements (21 credits)
CCJ6059 Advanced Criminological Theory (3 Credits)
CCJ6705 Adv Methds Criminological Rsch (3 Credits)
CCJ6706 Quantitative Research Methods (3 Credits)
CJC5020 History And Phil Corrections (3 Credits)
CJE6329 Police Effectiveness (3 Credits)
CJL6026 Iss in Law and Justice Process (3 Credits)
CCJ6639 Issues in Soc Criminal Justice (3 Credits)
Major Electives (12 credits)
SELECT 4 FROM THE FOLLOWING:
  • CCJ 5692 Women & Crime
  • CJE 6268 Minorities & Crime
  • CCJ 5646 Organized Crime
  • CCJ 5684 Family Violence
  • CCJ 5743 Graduate Supervised Research Experience in Criminal Justice
  • CJL 5120 Criminal Law & Procedure in the Criminal Justice System
  • CJC 5020 History & Philosophy of Corrections
  • CJC 5420 Counseling Applications in Criminal Justice
  • CCJ 5346 Crisis Intervention & Collective Behavior
  • CCJ 5456 Criminal Justice Administration Theory & Practice
  • CCJ 5475 Criminal Justice Planning & Evaluation
  • CJJ 5586 Working with Juveniles & Youthful Offenders
  • CCJ 5635 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
  • CCJ 5665 Victimology
  • CCJ 5668 Elite Crime
  • CCJ 6705 Advanced Methods of Criminological Research
  • CCJ 6906 Directed Independent Study
  • CCJ 5930 Issues in Modern Criminal Justice
  • CCJ 5934 ST: Criminal Justice
  • CJC 5135 Prison and Jails
  • CCJ 5079 Crime Mapping
  • CJE 6329 Police Effectiveness
  • CJL 6026 Issues in Law and Justice Process
  • CCJ 6639 Issues in Social and Criminal Justice
  • CJL 6020 Prosecution and Defense Procedure
  • CJE 5320 Police Administration
  • CJE 5121 Homeland Security and Criminal Justice
  • CJE 5428 Critical Issues in Community Policing
  • CJL 5025 Women, Justice and Law
  • CJC5425 Methods of Offender Treatment
  • CJC 5520 Punishment and Society
  • CCJ 5652 Drugs, Crime and Society
  • CCJ 5066 Poverty and Crime
  • CJC 5165 Community Corrections and Offender Reentry
Exit Requirement (6 credits)
SELECT THESIS OR NON-THESIS OPTION
A. Thesis Option (must take 6 hours)
  • CCJ 6974 Thesis/Demonstration Project
    Or
    B. Non-thesis Option
    two additional graduate courses