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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Social Sciences Department
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Course Sequence
Freshman - Fall Freshman - Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
FDS 100 Freshman Development Seminar* 1 COM 119 Interpersonal Communication and Leadership Skills 3
ENG 201 English Composition 3 ENG 201 Research and Applied  Writing 3
MAT 140 or MAT 143  College Algebra with ApplicationsorPrecalculus Algebra (recommended) 4 MAT 235 Introductory Statistics with Applications 4
SSC 100 An Introduction to the Social Sciences: A Caribbean Focus* 3 SCI 100 The Natural World: The Caribbean 3
PSY 120 or SOC 121 General PsychologyorIntroduction to Sociology 3 CJU 110 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
    Computer Literacy Exam Pass/Fail
TOTAL 14 TOTAL 16
       
Sophomore - Fall Sophomore - Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
COM 120 Public Speaking 3 BIO 142 General Biology II**  
BIO 141 General Biology I** 4 CJU 207 Criminal Law 4
CJU 240 Constitutional Law 3 CJU 250 Criminal Justice Internship*** 3
POL 120 Introduction to Political Science 3 POL 129 Introduction to Public Administration 3
CJU 205 Administration of Justice 3 PHI 200 Critical Thinking 3
English Proficiency Exam Pass/Fail    
TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16
       
Junior - Fall Junior - Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHE 151 General Chemistry 5 CHE 152 General Chemistry II 5
CJU 325 Police Organization and Administration 3 CJU  333 SOC 333 Criminology 3
SPA 131 Functional Elementary Spanish I 4 SPA 132 Functional Elementary SpanishII 4
SSC 327 Quantitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences 4 SSC 328 Quantitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences 4
TOTAL 16 TOTAL 16
       
Senior - Fall Senior - Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CJU 401 Research Methods 4 PLS 200 Self-Management: Wellness and Risk**** 2
SSC 497 Social Sciences Senior Seminar I 1 SSC 398 Social Sciences Senior Seminar II 1
CJU 345/PSY 345 or CJU 305 Introduction to Forensic Science orCriminal Investigation 4  3 HIS 342 or HIS 341 History of the Virgin IslandsorCaribbean History 3
CJU 321 POL 321 Contemporary Corrections 3 CJU 432 Criminal Procedure and Evidence 4
Elective 3 Elective 3
    Elective 3
TOTAL 14/15 TOTAL 16