Undergraduate Programs

Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice Program combines the study of criminal law, and law enforcement, in a practical yet creative manner.  This course of study will prepare students for a variety of careers in or related to the justice system. Students who choose one of these degree paths will find that there are a variety of career choices. Careers in public safety include front-line positions such as state and local law enforcement officers, parole and probation officers, border guards and corrections officers. Additionally, students can pursue careers in federal law enforcement including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

These degrees will prepare students interested in employment in the corporate or private security arena such as corporate security specialists, private security personnel, investigators, and more.

Martin University also offers a B.S. Criminal Justice with a concentration in Law Enforcement.

B.S. Criminal Justice

Law Enforcement Concentration

Students seeking a degree in Criminal Justice Law Enforcement will take interdisciplinary courses that explore the impact of world religions, cultures, ethnicities and languages on business/economic systems and global conflict. Students are required to complete twelve credits of a foreign language. The Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Program provides a broad understanding of the criminal justice system in the United States and a fundamental knowledge of the social and behavioral sciences. This track is exceptional for students who wish to proceed to law school.

Individuals with a B.S. Criminal Justice Law Enforcement degree will be qualified to seek employment as Court Clerks, Bailiffs, Paralegals, Law Office Assistants, Law Librarians, and more.

For more information contact

admissions@martin.edu

Course Rotation

FALL SEMESTER

  • CRJ 100 Intro to Criminal Justice

  • CRJ 200 Criminal Law

  • CRJ 320 Criminal Investigation

  • CRJ 340 Procedures & Testimony

  • CRJ 400 White Collar Crime

  • CAP 499 Capstone/Final Project

SPRING SEMESTER

  • CRJ 150 Intro to Criminology

  • CRJ 270 Research Methods

  • CRJ 275 Crime and Public Policy

  • CRJ 350 Training Corrections

SUMMER SEMESTER

  • CRJ 360 Juvenile Delinqency

  • CRJ 370 Probation and Parole

  • CRJ 381 Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Issues

  • MAT 205 Statistical Methods (BS only)

  • SOC 200 Principals of Sociology

Course Rotation

FALL SEMESTER

  • CRJ 100 Intro to Criminal Justice

  • CRJ 200 Criminal Law

  • CRJ 320 Criminal Investigations

  • CRJ 340 Court Procedure & Testimony

  • CRJ 400 White Collar Crime

  • CAP 499 Capstone/ Final Project

  • PLA 130 Prior Learning Assessment

  • POL 200 U.S. Constitution

SPRING SEMESTER

  • CRJ 150 Criminology

  • CRJ 275 Crime and Public Policy

  • CRJ 250 Introduction to Law Enforcement

  • CRJ 270 Research Methods

  • CRJ 350 Corrections

  • PHI 202 Logic

  • PSY 364 Social Psychology

SUMMER SEMESTER

  • SOC 200 Principles of Sociology

  • CRJ 360 Juvenile Delinquency

  • CRJ 370 Probation and Parole

  • CRJ 381 Race, Ethinicity, and Gender Issues

  • MAT 205 Statistical Methods

Courses for the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Law Enforcement concentration are offered during the semesters displayed above.  Students must be available to take each course in its designated rotation to successfully complete this program.  Refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalog for course narratives.

Potential Careers

  • Police Officer

  • Immigration Officer

  • Police Detective

  • Fraud Investigator

  • Crime Scene Investigator

  • Compliance Officer

  • Border Patrol Agent

  • Fish and Game Warden

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