Degree Programs - Department of Criminology, Justice Studies and Global Security

The Department of Criminology, Justice Studies and Global Security offers the following degrees and programs:

Criminal Justice Major, B.S.

A major may be selected from either of the three options (Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, or Homeland Security) in the Criminal Justice program. Two majors in Criminal Justice are not permitted.

Minor Fields of Study

A minor field of study may be earned in either CRIMINAL JUSTICE, LEGAL STUDIES or HOMELAND SECURITY. Eighteen (18) semester hours minimum are required. The following restrictions apply:

  1. Individuals with a major in Criminal Justice may earn a minor in Legal Studies which is restricted to CRJ courses listed for this option.
  2. Individuals with majors in Legal Studies may earn a minor in Criminal Justice which is restricted to CRJ courses listed for this option.
  3. Individuals with majors other than Criminal Justice or Legal Studies may earn a minor in Criminal Justice or in Legal Studies.
  4. Courses may not apply to both major and minor.
Visit the Criminal Justice degree page for more information.

Cyber Security Major, B.S.

Visit the Cyber Security degree page for more information.

Homeland Security Major, B.S.

A major may be selected from either of the three options (Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, or Homeland Security) in the Criminal Justice program. Two majors in Criminal Justice are not permitted.

Minor Fields of Study

A minor field of study may be earned in either CRIMINAL JUSTICE, LEGAL STUDIES or HOMELAND SECURITY. Eighteen (18) semester hours minimum are required. The following restrictions apply:

  1. Individuals with a major in Criminal Justice may earn a minor in Legal Studies which is restricted to CRJ courses listed for this option.
  2. Individuals with majors in Legal Studies may earn a minor in Criminal Justice which is restricted to CRJ courses listed for this option.
  3. Individuals with majors other than Criminal Justice or Legal Studies may earn a minor in Criminal Justice or in Legal Studies.
  4. Courses may not apply to both major and minor.
Visit the Homeland Security degree page for more information.

Legal Studies Major, B.S.

A major may be selected from either of the three options (Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, or Homeland Security) in the Criminal Justice program. Two majors in Criminal Justice are not permitted.

Minor Fields of Study

A minor field of study may be earned in either CRIMINAL JUSTICE, LEGAL STUDIES or HOMELAND SECURITY. Eighteen (18) semester hours minimum are required. The following restrictions apply:

  1. Individuals with a major in Criminal Justice may earn a minor in Legal Studies which is restricted to CRJ courses listed for this option.
  2. Individuals with majors in Legal Studies may earn a minor in Criminal Justice which is restricted to CRJ courses listed for this option.
  3. Individuals with majors other than Criminal Justice or Legal Studies may earn a minor in Criminal Justice or in Legal Studies.
  4. Courses may not apply to both major and minor.
Visit the Legal Studies degree page for more information.