University Catalog

Criminal Justice

Chairperson: F. Barry Schreiber
Address: 257 Stewart Hall
Phone: 320.308.4101
Email: criminaljustice@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/criminaljustice

BA in Criminal Justice (45 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.65
  • Completion of 12 credits at SCSU.
  • To be eligible to attend the law enforcement skills training on campus students must complete the following classes: CJS 111, CJS 421, CJS 422 and CJS 431 with a cumulative GPA of 2.65 or better.

Notes

  • The students must complete a Minnesota Emergency Services Regulatory Board (EMSRB) approved First Responder level or higher certification.
  • Licensure - The Minnesota Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Board criteria states that students who wish to pursue a career in law enforcement in the State of Minnesota must meet licensing requirements for both education and training. See Department for information.

Program Requirements

33 Credits: CJS 111; CJS 411; CJS 415; CJS 420; CJS 430; CJS 431; CJS 486; CJS 487; CJS 488 (Prerequisites: CJS 111, CJS 486, CJS 487, and STAT 219- NOTE:  STAT 219 has prerequisites: MATH 193 or MATH 112, STAT 193 or equivalent); CJS 489.          

Electives

12 credits: CJS 100, CJS 101, CJS 305, CJS 325, CJS 401, CJS 421, CJS 422, CJS 425, CJS 433, CJS 441, CJS 444, CJS 445, CJS 446, CJS 450, CJS 451, CJS 453, CJS 455, CJS 457, CJS 461, CJS 465, CJS 470, CJS 473, CJS 480, CJS 482, CJS 485, CJS 489, CJS 490, CJS 492, CJS 496, CJS 188- CJS 388 (1-12 Cr.); CJS 199 - CJS 499 (1-16 Cr.); CHEM 207, CHEM 307; ECON 381; ENGL 216; GEOG 490; HLTH 305, HLTH 405; HIST 350; PHIL 212, PHIL 482; POL 413, POL 491, POL 492; SOC 304, SOC 366, SOC 367, SOC 368; CMST 412: SSCI 460.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing CJS 488.


Minor in Criminal Justice (21 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

9 Credits: CJS 111, CJS 411, CJS 415.

Electives

12 credit hours of elective courses must be chosen from those courses offered within the program major.

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