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Criminal Justice, Minor

Requirements

Students in Criminal Justice may receive a Certificate of Proficiency in Law Enforcement Academy, an Associate in Science Degree in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, or a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic Science.

Total Program Credits: 24

Matriculation Requirements:
  1. Admitted to a bachelor degree program at UVU.
Discipline Core Requirements: 12 Credits
  CJ 1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
  CJ 1340 Criminal Investigations 3
  CJ 1330 Criminal Law 3
  CJ 2350 Laws of Evidence  3
Elective Requirements: 12 Credits
  Complete 12 credits from any CJ upper-division courses 12

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Overall grade point average of 2.5 (C) or above, with completion of each Criminal Justice class with a "C-" or higher.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.


Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
CJ 1010 Intro to Criminal Justice 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
CJ 1330 Criminal Law 3
CJ 1390 Intro to Policing* 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
CJ 1340 Criminal Investigations  3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
CJ 2350 Laws of Evidence 3
  CJ Elective 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
  2 CJ Electives 6
  Semester total: 6
*Will apply towards Upper division Criminal Justice electives  
  Degree total: 24

Department

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement

The Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement department is in the College of Health and Public Service. To find the most up-to-date information from the Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement department, visit their website.

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement department