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2023-2024 Southeastern University - Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Southeastern University - Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice (Online)



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Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice (Online) Four-Year Course Plan  

Program Description

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice provides curriculum and practical experiences designed to help develop students and practitioners with critical and analytical skills to promote the administration of justice in a diverse and global society. This program equips students with a thorough understanding of criminal justice systems and theories, and the historical foundation of criminal justice. The undergraduate curriculum is designed to allow students to explore the various agencies, personnel roles, and career opportunities available in the criminal justice field. The Program seeks to educate students as well as promote workforce development by targeting practitioners currently working in the criminal justice field. Students who major in criminal justice have many opportunities to further their personal and professional development.

*Note:  Students taking courses online outside of the State of Florida may be subject to additional Foundational Core requirements for degree completion.  State-specific requirements are specified in the SEU Catalog.  Your Academic Advisor is available to help integrate these additional courses into your plan.

Foundational Core- 34 Credit Hours


Habits of Inquiry- 22 Credit Hours


Discursive Inquiry- 6 Credit Hours


Natural-Scientific Inquiry (4 credits) Select one:


Quantitative Inquiry (3 credits) Select One:


Divine Design (Minor, Electives, Experiential Learning) 47 Credits


General Electives are any college-level courses that do not satisfy specific program requirements. To meet the Divine Design core requirements, students may declare minors, enroll in elective credit, and enjoy experiential learning like study abroad, internships, or practicum. Practicum course options include PRAC 1001 (1 hr), PRAC 1002 (2 hrs), PRAC 1003 (3 hrs), PRAC 1004 (4 hrs). Students may earn up to 24 credit hours toward their degree program through experiential learning practicum.

Additional State Requirements for Online or Partner Site Students


*Note: Students taking courses online/at an SEU partner site outside of the State of Florida may be subject to additional Foundational Core requirements for degree completion. Some of these requirements are built into your Foundational Core listed above.  Any of the requirements listed below that are not incorporated into the Foundational Core will count towards your Divine Design hours.  State-specific requirements are also specified in the SEU Catalog. Please see your Degree Audit in JICS and work with your Academic Advisor to ensure these requirements are met. 

 

Alabama


Area I, Written Composition - 6 Credit Hours


Area II, Humanities and Fine Arts - 12 Credit Hours


* In addition to Foundational Core Discursive Inquiry requirements 

Arkansas


Science


Select one course not taken in Foundational Core

Kentucky


Maryland


Maryland students need an additional six credit hours in one or more of the following five areas: (i) Arts and humanities; (ii) English composition; (iii) Social and behavioral sciences; (iv) Mathematics; and (v) Biological and physical sciences.

Minnesota


Montana


Montana requires 6 credit hours of natural science with a laboratory experience. Students may choose to take BIOL 1334 to complete the requirement or any other science course to meet the credit hour requirement.

Nevada


3 credit hours needed. The Socio-Historical requirement must be fulfilled by taking PPOL 2433 or by earning credit for one of the following combinations of classes from an accredited Nevada college:  1) HIST 100, 2) PCS 101, 3) HIST 101 and HIST 102, or 4) or HIST 101 and 217.

Ohio


Ohio students need an additional two credit hours in one or more of the following areas: Oral and Written Communication, Mathematics, Statistics and Logic, Arts, Humanities, Culture and Diversity, Natural Sciences, Technology and Innovation. 

Oklahoma


In addition to the courses listed below, Oklahoma students need an additional 7 credit hours in one ore more of the following:  History, Social Science, Behavioral Science, Humanities, Math, Natural Science, Language, or Fine Arts.

Select One:


Choose one not already chosen for Foundational Core

Total Program Hours- 120 Credit Hours


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