criminal justice curriculum

The following text is taken from The University of Findlay's undergraduate catalog.


Criminal Justice Core Courses

​CJUS 100 Introduction to Research and Field Experience CJUS 320 Criminal Procedure
CJUS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice CJUS 347 Research Methods
CJUS 201 The Juvenile Justice System CJUS 365 Probation and Parole
CJUS 220 Introduction to Criminological Theory CJUS 385 Professional Practices in Criminal Justice
CJUS 230 Police CJUS 435 Criminal Justice Management
CJUS 232 Corrections CJUS 440 Criminal Profiling
CJUS 300 Criminal Investigation FORS 201 Forensic Science
CJUS 310 Criminal Law FORS 201L Forensic Science Lab
CJUS 315 Legal Issues in Criminal Justice POLS 495 Senior Seminar (4 semester hours)

A major in criminal justice consists of the criminal justice core and nine hours from PLAW 100, 390 (three hours), PBAD 205, 305, 490, POLS 110, 335, 365, 404, PSYC 100, 233, 380, SOCI 105, 220, 225, 345, 350, SPAN 120, 121, 310, 350. In addition, students must complete 12 hours from CJUS 111, 265, 305, 330, 335, 345, 415, 420 (may be repeated if topics are different), 430, 490 (maximum three hours), FORS 430.


A major in criminal justice - white-collar crime and fraud investigation consists of the criminal justice core; ACCT 220; ECON 200, 201; FNCE 350; and three courses from CJUS 111, 265, 305, 330, 335, 345, 415, 420 (may be repeated if topics are different), 430, 490 (maximum three hours), FORS 430.


An Associate of Arts degree in criminal justice administration - corrections option consists of CJUS 101, 230, 232; and 12 hours from CJUS 265, 340, 365, 415, 420, or 490. This option is being modified. Please see the chair of justice sciences for the most up-to-date information.


An Associate of Arts degree in criminal justice administration - law enforcement option consists of CJUS 101, 230, 232; and 12 hours from CJUS 300, 301, 320, 420, or 490. This option is being modified. Please see the chair of justice sciences for the most up-to-date information.


A minor in criminal justice consists of CJUS 100, 101, 230, 232, FORS 201, 201L, plus any other four courses within the criminal justice core.