Recommended Academic Plan for Criminal Justice (B.A.) at Berks

Effective Date: March 14, 2016

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 15 (GWS) - Rhetoric and CompostionNotes for: ENGL 15

ENGL 15

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 30 (GWS) - Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 30

ENGL 30

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Quantification (GQ)Notes for: GQ

GQ

MATH 21 recommended prior to taking STAT 200, but not required.
3
CRIMJ 100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice Notes for: CRIMJ 100

CRIMJ 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
4
3
First-Year Seminar
1
Total credits 17

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100A or 100B or 100C (GWS) - Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
STAT 200 (GQ) - Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
CRIMJ 12 (GS) - CriminologyNotes for: CRIMJ 12

CRIMJ 12

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
4
3
Total credits 17

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
CRIMJ 210 - Policing in AmericaNotes for: CRIMJ 210

CRIMJ 210

Course offered Fall Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PHIL 103 (GH) - Introduction to EthicsNotes for: PHIL 103

PHIL 103

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
SOC 119 (GS) - Race and Ethnic RelationsNotes for: SOC 119

SOC 119

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
4
3
Total credits 17

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202A or 202B or 202C or 202D (GWS) - Effective WritingNotes for: ENGL 202

ENGL 202

ENGL 202B is offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CRIMJ 220 - Courts and the Prosecution ProcessNotes for: CRIMJ 220

CRIMJ 220

Course offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CRIMJ 230 - Corrections in AmericaNotes for: CRIMJ 230

CRIMJ 230

Course offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
SOC 207 - Research Methods in SociologyNotes for: SOC 207

SOC 207

Course offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
CRIMJ 290 - Introduction to Internship ExperienceNotes for: CRIMJ 290

CRIMJ 290

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
400-Level CRIMJ SelectionNotes for: 400-Level CRIMJ Selection

400-Level CRIMJ Selection

Consult advisor for list.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
Total credits 16

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
CRIMJ 495 - Internship in Criminal Justice Notes for: CRIMJ 495

CRIMJ 495

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
400-Level CRIMJ SelectionNotes for: 400-Level CRIMJ Selection

400-Level CRIMJ Selection

Consult advisor for list.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
1.5
Total credits 13.5

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
CRIMJ 450 - Senior SeminarNotes for: CRIMJ 450

CRIMJ 450

Course offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
400-Level CRIMJ SelectionNotes for: 400-Level CRIMJ Selection

400-Level CRIMJ Selection

Consult advisor for list.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
1.5
Total credits 13.5

Additional Notes

  • Students should consult with an advisor when scheduling courses.

  • GWS, GQ, GHA, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to identify United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) requirements.  Students must complete three (3) credits of US and three (3) credits of IL as part of General Education.  A course designated as US;IL may be used as a US or an IL, not both.

  • The following course fulfills the Writing Across The Curriculum Requirement for this major: CRIMJ 450.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

GQ
MATH 21 recommended prior to taking STAT 200, but not required.
CRIMJ 210
Course offered Fall Semester only.
ENGL 202
ENGL 202B is offered Spring Semester only.
CRIMJ 220
Course offered Spring Semester only.
CRIMJ 230
Course offered Spring Semester only.
SOC 207
Course offered Spring Semester only.
CRIMJ 441
Course offered Fall Semester only.
400-Level CRIMJ Selection
Consult advisor for list.
400-Level CRIMJ Selection
Consult advisor for list.
CRIMJ 450
Course offered Spring Semester only.
400-Level CRIMJ Selection
Consult advisor for list.