Docstoc

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE CORRECTIONS EMPHASIS

Document Sample
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE CORRECTIONS EMPHASIS Powered By Docstoc
					                 The University of Mississippi Fall 2010 Catalog Information

                      CURRICULUM FOR THE
            BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
                   CORRECTIONS EMPHASIS
                           2010-2011

     This curriculum reflects course suggestions to fulfill requirements for the Bachelor of Science in
  Criminal Justice degree at UM-Tupelo. Degree and admission requirements are subject to change. This
   curriculum may not reflect the requirements of Associate of Arts programs at Mississippi community
              colleges. Consult your academic advisor for Associate’s degree requirements.

           Freshman and Sophomore Courses Available from Mississippi Community Colleges
APPLIED SCIENCES CORE CURRICULUM – 38 hours
English – 12 hours
       _______, _______ ENG 1113, 1123 English Composition I, II
       _______ Choose any literature. ENG 2923 Professional Writing does not fulfill requirement.
       _______ ENGL 250 Applied Writing – Available only at UM-Tupelo after transfer.

Fine Arts – 3 hours
       _______ Choose any 3-hour Art, Music, or Theatre course.

Humanities or Fine Arts – 3 hours
     _______ Choose one MFL, PHI, an additional literature, or an additional 3-hour fine art.

Social Science – 6 hours
        _______ SOC 2113 Introduction to Sociology
        _______ PSY 1513 General Psychology

Mathematics – 6 hours
      Statistics
      _______ MAT 2323 Statistics or BAD 2323 Statistics
      College Algebra or more advanced mathematics course
      _______ MAT 1313 College Algebra, MAT 1323 Trigonometry, or MAT 1613 Calculus I-A

Natural Sciences with Labs – 8 hours
       Principles of Biology I, General Biology I, or Anatomy & Physiology I (required)
       _______ BIO 1114 with lab, BIO 1134 with lab, or BIO 2514 with lab
       Natural Science
       _______ Second natural science with lab. If BIO 1114 is chosen for first science, BIO 1134 will not
                    work, and vice versa. BIO 1613 Nutrition will not satisfy this requi
                                                        See Back For More Requirements>>>>>>>
Freshman- and Sophomore-level Criminal Justice Core Courses, continued


ADDITIONAL SUPPORT COURSES FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE MAJORS

History – 6 hours
       _______, _______    Choose any two.




             A maximum of 62 hours of community college credit may be applied toward a
            Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree at The University of Mississippi.
                     The University of Mississippi – Tupelo
                            Bachellor of Sciience iin Criimiinall Justtiice
                            Bache or of Sc ence n Cr m na Jus ce

CRIMINAL JUSTICE CORE COURSES - 18 hours
_____   CRJ 1313 Introduction to Criminal Justice
_____   CJ 300 Ethics in Legal Studies
_____   CJ 322 Criminal Justice Communications
_____   CJ 399 Social Justice & Community Service
_____   CJ 490 Criminal Justice Internship
_____   CJ 499 Colloquium in Criminal Justice

CORRECTIONS EMPHASIS - 18 hours
_____   CRJ 1363 Introduction to Corrections
_____   CRJ 2513 Law Enforcement and the Juvenile
_____   CJ 320 Correctional Treatment Strategies
_____   CJ 410 Criminal Procedure
_____   CJ 422 Probation, Parole & Community Correction
_____   CJ 444 Law of Corrections


CRIMINAL JUSTICE ELECTIVES - 12 hours

_____   CJ _______       __________________________________________________________________
_____   CJ _______       __________________________________________________________________
_____   CJ _______       __________________________________________________________________
_____   CJ _______       __________________________________________________________________


MINOR - 18-21 hours
A minor may be declared in any liberal arts department (except journalism) and in a few selected areas outside
liberal arts. Most minors require 18 hours. Check the current University catalog for details.
Department     Course Number                        Course Title                                Hours
__________     ___________          _____________________________________________               _____
__________     ___________          _____________________________________________               _____
__________     ___________          _____________________________________________               _____
__________     ___________          _____________________________________________               _____
__________     ___________          _____________________________________________               _____
__________     ___________          _____________________________________________               _____


*GENERAL ELECTIVES (as needed to assure 124 semester hours for graduation)

Department     Course Number                     Course Title                                   Hours
__________     ____________         _____________________________________________               _____
__________     ____________         _____________________________________________               _____
__________     ____________         _____________________________________________               _____
__________     ____________         _____________________________________________               _____
__________     ____________         _____________________________________________               _____
__________     ____________         _____________________________________________               _____


*Coursework to fulfill this requirement is available either at UM-Tupelo or online through UM Online. It is suggested
that students complete this requirement with UM-Tupelo, ensuring that transfer credit does not exceed 62 hours.




                                                          See Back For More Requirements>>>>>>>
APPLIED SCIENCES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION

In addition to the course requirements listed on the degree checklists, the following requirements
for graduation apply to all Applied Sciences 2010-2011 degree programs:

       Minimum of 124 credit hours needed for degree (developmental studies courses and repeated
       courses do not count toward the total number of credit hours)

       At least one-third of the credit hours required for degree must be taken at the 300 level or above
       (42 hours)

       Minimum GPA of 2.0 in cumulative residence course work (UM courses only) as well as in
       overall cumulative GPA (includes transfer work)

       No more than half of the credit hours for degree can be from a junior or community college (62
       hours)

       At least 25% of course work must be taken from The University of Mississippi (31 hours)

Additional requirements pertaining to certain Applied Sciences degree programs:

       For those degree programs requiring a minor (Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies, and
       Communicative Disorders): Minimum GPA of 2.0 required for minor both in residence course
       work as well as for overall minor GPA (unless specified otherwise for a particular minor–see
       catalog requirements for your particular minor). In addition, at least 6 hours of minor must be
       taken in residence (from UM).

       Additional GPA requirements for professional course work:

       Social Work                           Minimum grade of “C” in each required SW course
       Communicative Disorders               Minimum UM and overall GPA in required CD course work
       Criminal Justice                      Minimum GPA of 2.5 in CJ course work
       Exercise Science                      Minimum GPA of 2.5 in ES core
       Park & Recreation Management          Minimum GPA of 2.5 in PRM core




                                                                                                  7/21/10

				
DOCUMENT INFO