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 Arts4,G   3 hours
ENGL 101 or
ENGL 101HG
Freshman Composition
Freshman Composition Honors
3 hours
HistoryG   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 102 or
ENGL 102HG
Critical Reading and Writing
Critical Reading and Writing Honors                    
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
  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 
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 Elective   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
††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 100, 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.