Criminal Justice Degree Requirements
Complete these required courses for a Criminal Justice Studies degree.
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Studies
Required 120 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 30 of which must be from UND) including:
I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).
II. The Following Curriculum (42 credits):
|Code ||Title ||Credits |
|CJ 201||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|CJ 210||Introduction to Policing||3|
|CJ 220||Introduction to Courts||3|
|CJ 270||Introduction to Corrections||3|
|CJ 330||Criminological Theory||3|
|CJ 341||Criminal Law||3|
|CJ 342||Criminal Procedure||3|
|CJ 365||Law and Society||3|
|CJ 401||Administration of Criminal Justice Systems||3|
|SOC 323||Sociological Research Methods||3|
|SOC 326||Sociological Statistics||3|
|Women, Crime, and Criminal Justice|
|Cybersecurity Law and Investigations|
|What Works in Policing, Sentencing, and Corrections|
|Developmental Perspectives on Adolescent Problem Behavior|
|The Police Role in Society|
|Forensic Science Seminar|
|Analysis of Forensic Evidence|
|Delinquency and Juvenile Justice|
A concentration in a single supplementary field other than Criminal Justice Studies is also required of all Criminal Justice majors. This concentration may be met in one of two ways:
- a language proficiency of level IV in a modern foreign language; or
- 20 credit hours (at least nine of which must be numbered 300 or above) in any single subject matter taught at this University.
For advising and communication from the department, students should declare the Criminal Justice Studies major as early as possible.
Criminal Justice Degree Requirements Disclaimer
The requirements on this page are pulled from UND’s academic catalog and may not reflect
future terms. Updates are published annually in April.
General Education Courses
Essential Studies (ES) is UND’s program in general education. Along with your required major courses, it
helps form the core of your UND undergraduate education. Your ES courses focus on
essential skills employers require including communication, critical thinking and