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Degree Requirements

The Thomas More advantage includes small class size, personalized attention from faculty, unique internship opportunities, and an active student organization. Small class sizes help to foster individual attention and close student/faculty relationships. Student experience an atmosphere of superior teaching and scholarship in preparation for their futures in public service or in the private sector.

Criminal justice majors receive personal attention in the classroom and individualized attention from their academic advisor. Inside or out of the classroom, you will receive personal attention and guidance - from choosing classes to choosing a career or a graduate program that's right for you.

Bachelor Of Arts In Criminal Justice

  • (36 credit hours)
  • CRJ 101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 225 - Criminology
  • CRJ 311 - Research Methods
  • CRJ 401 - Internship
  • CRJ 409 - Senior Seminar
  • 21 hours of Criminal Justice departmental electives
  • Sociology 105 - Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 216 - Class, Race, Gender OR SOC 217 - Social Problems
  • PSY 201 - Social Science Statistics
  • PSY 105 or ECO 105 or POS 105;
  • One elective from PSY, ECO, POS, HIS, COM (not 105 or core)

Associate Of Arts In Criminal Justice

  • (18 credit hours)
  • CRJ 101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 225 - Criminology
  • 12 hours Criminal Justice departmental electives
  • SOC 105 and 216 or 217 (6 credit hours)
  • PSY 105 or ECO 105 or POS 105