University Catalogue

Curriculum in Criminal Justice

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts

(see footnotes at bottom)


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

††CJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 hours
Fine Arts 4,G,H   3 hours
ENGL 101G,H Freshman Composition 3 hours
HistoryG,H   3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
LS 102 Introduction to Information Research 1 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††CJ 2011 Criminal Law 3 hours
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3 hours
ENGL 102G,H Critical Reading and Writing                       3 hours
MathematicsG   3 hours
Foreign
Language1
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

††CJ 2022 The American Judicial Process                          3 hours
PSYC 101 General Psychology I 3 hours
English
LiteratureG,H
  3 hours
Foreign
Language1
  3 hours
Mathematics or
Analytical
ReasoningG
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††CJ 2042 Contemporary Law Enforcement 3 hours
Social Science
Elective5,G
  3 hours
Natural
Science3,G
  3 hours
POLI 201 or
POLI 202
American Politics
State and Local Politics                                      
3 hours
††CJ 2052 The Correction Process 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

SOC 305 Data Analysis and Statistics for the 
Social Sciences
3 hours
CJ 336 or
SOC 336
Deviance and Social Control
Deviance and Social Control                                        
3 hours
Natural
Science3,G
  3 hours
††CJ
Elective
  3 hours
Speech
Communication7,H
or PhilosophyG
                                    3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††CJ
Elective
  3 hours
††CJ
Elective
  3 hours
Natural
Science3,G
  3 hours
SOC 310 Methods of Social Research                     3 hours
††CJ
Elective
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

Elective   3 hours
††CJ
Elective
  3 hours
Elective   3 hours
GEOG 322 Geography of Louisiana                          3 hours
††CJ
Elective
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

Second Semester

††CJ 440, or
SOC 440
Juvenile Delinquency
Juvenile Delinquency
3 hours
Social
Science
Elective5,G
  3 hours
††CJ 412, or
SOC 412
Criminology
Criminology
3 hours
Elective   3 hours
SOC 411, or
ANTH 411
Race and Ethnic Relations                            
Race and ethnic Relations
3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 or more hours. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of free electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232 or 210H or 291H or 292H
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 106 or 151H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191 

††Indicates courses required in major. A grade of "C" or better is required.
1Six hours in one foreign language. 
2CJ 201, 202, 204, and 205, may be taken in any sequence.
3Nine hours, to include a 6-hour sequence of either biological or physical sciences, and the opposite for the other 3 hours.
4Mucis 151, Theatre 131, Art 105, Art 106, DNC 302, or HORN 191.
5Anthropology, Economics, Geography , Political Science, Psychology or Sociology.
6Sociology, Political Science, Psychology, Economics, Anthropology, or Geography.
7Communications 210, 211, 211H, 213, 215, or 270.