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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice and Criminology Major, B.A.

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General Program Information

ETSU Academic Proficiency Requirements

Writing: Students must complete a minimum of four writing-intensive courses. At least two of these courses must be in the major field of study. At least two of the four courses must be at the  3000-4000 level.

Oral Communication: Students must complete a minimum of two oral communication-intensive courses. At least one of these courses must be in the major field of study.

Using Information Technology: Students must pass the information technology proficiency exam or successfully complete CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  during their first calendar year or prior to accumulating 33 semester credits at ETSU. In addition, students must complete at least one using information technology-intensive course in the major field of study.

Transfer students may be subject to reduced number of intensives.

See ETSU Academic Proficiency Requirements for details.

Criminal Justice and Criminology Major

TBR General Education Requirements: 41-42 Credit Hours


* See the General Education Core Requirements  for options.

B.A. Requirements: 9-10 Credit Hours

Criminal Justice and Criminology B.S./B.A. Requirements

  1. Completion of General Education Core Requirements  of the university and requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences B.A. or B.S .
  2. Completion of criminal justice and criminology core curriculum as follows: 21 Credit Hours.
  3. Completion of 21 hours of selective CJCR elective courses: 21 Credit Hours
  4. Completion of a minor to be selected in consultation with the director of advising in the department.

Other Requirements:

  1. Must complete a minimum of 27 hours at ETSU in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology.
  2. Must maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.50 in criminal justice and criminology coursework completed at ETSU.

No grade earned in a criminal justice and criminology major core course below a 2.0 (C) will be accepted.

Total hours required in major: 42 Credit Hours

Minor: 18-26 Credit Hours

Electives: 0-19 Credit Hours

Total Hours Required for Degree: 120 Credit Hours

Additional Information

Click here to view the Criminal Justice & Criminology Majors Suggested Course Sequence 

Field Experience Program

Students majoring (B.S./B.A. degree) in criminal justice and criminology are encouraged to enroll in the field experience program during their senior year. The program is designed to integrate academic preparation with practice in the criminal justice system. Student interest in this program will be discussed with the director of undergraduate advisement in the course of general advisement. A limited number of positions are available.

Application for field experience should be made to the director of field experience during the spring semester. Selection is made by a faculty committee. It is offered during summer semesters only.

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