Criminal Justice Administration

Hauptmann School of Public Affairs

College of Management

The criminal justice administration program combines the Park University tradition of liberal arts education with a modern professional curriculum preparing graduates to work in the criminal justice system and related professions or move on to graduate school. This program offers a variety of degrees, from the Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice to the Associate, minor and certificate levels. 


Associate of Science (A.S.) - Criminal Justice Administration


Availability:
Requirements:
27 Hours
2.0 GPA

This degree requires a minimum of 60 hours. For additional hours required see Academic Degree Programs Requirements



Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Criminal Justice Administration


Availability:
Requirements:
45 Hours
2.0 GPA

This degree requires a minimum of 122 hours. For additional hours required see Academic Degree Programs Requirements



Area of Concentration: Law Enforcement
CJ231 Introduction to Law Enforcement 3
CJ232

CJ233
Introduction to Corrections
OR
Introduction to Security
3
CJ311 Criminal Investigation 3
TOTAL 9 cr.
Area of Concentration: Security
CJ231

CJ232
Introduction to Law Enforcement
OR
Introduction to Corrections
3
CJ233 Introduction to Security 3
CJ333 Security Administration 3
TOTAL 9 cr.
Criminal Justice Electives
From Criminal Justice courses not in the Core or the individual student’s Area of Concentration: one 200-level course and three 300-level and/or 400-level courses, at least one of which must be 400-level courses.
12
TOTAL 12 cr.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Criminal Justice Administration


Availability:
Requirements:
45 Hours
2.0 GPA

This degree requires a minimum of 120 hours. For additional hours required see Academic Degree Programs Requirements



Area of Concentration: Law Enforcement
CJ231 Introduction to Law Enforcement 3
CJ232

CJ233
Introduction to Corrections
OR
Introduction to Security
3
CJ311 Criminal Investigation 3
TOTAL 9 cr.
Area of Concentration: Security
CJ231

CJ232
Introduction to Law Enforcement
OR
Introduction to Corrections
3
CJ233 Introduction to Security 3
CJ333 Security Administration 3
TOTAL 9 cr.
Criminal Justice Electives
From Criminal Justice courses not in the Core or the individual student’s Area of Concentration: one 200-level course and three 300-level and/or 400-level courses, at least one of which must be 400-level courses.
12
TOTAL 12 cr.

Minor - Criminal Justice Administration


Availability:
Requirements:
18 Hours
2.0 GPA

18 hours which must include CJ 100, CJ 105, CJ 200, and 9 hours of CJ electives excluding CJ 440, CJ 441 and CJ 450


Minor - Homeland Security

18 hours consisting of CJ 233, CJ 251, CJ 333, CJ 353, CJ 355 and GGH 310