Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ)

Law Enforcement Emphasis

General Education Requirements: 36 hours/Grade of “C” or better    
  • Arts & Humanities: 12 hours selected from the general education curriculum; 3 hours must be in Art, Music, or Theatre; no more than 6 hours from one discipline.
  • Natural Science & Mathematics: 12 hours selected from the general education curriculum; no more than 6 hours from one discipline, except in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics where up to 8 hours may be counted if earned in two separate General Education courses..
  • Social Sciences: 12 hours selected from the general education curriculum; no more than 6 hours from one discipline.
University Requirements: 12 hours/Grade of “C” or better    
  • MA 112 Essential Mathematics OR  MA 116 College Algebra (3)
  • EN 101 Freshman Composition (3)
  • EN 300 Advanced Composition (3)
  • WU 101 The Washburn Experience (3) OR IS100 The College Experience (3) OR HN101 Honors Washburn Experience (3)
Core Law Enforcement Courses: 39 hours/Grade of "C" or better
  • CJ 100 Crime & Justice in America (3)
  • CJ 110 Introduction to Law Enforcement (3)
  • CJ 220 Criminal Justice Communications (3)
  • CJ 230 Principles of Investigation (3)
  • CJ 303 Diversity in American Culture (3)
  • CJ 310 Police Problems/Practices (3)
  • CJ 318 Juvenile Justice (3)
  • CJ 325 Applied Criminology (3)
  • CJ 400 Criminal Justice Research Methods (3) 
  • CJ 410 Criminal Procedure/Evidence (3)
  • CJ 440 Law Enforcement Administration (3)
  • CJ 490 Law Enforcement Internship (6)
Correlate Courses: 3 hours/Grade of “C” or better
  •  LG 345 Criminal Law (3)
Elective Law Enforcement Courses: 6 hours/Grade of “C” or better

Minor: A minor is required and must be approved by the Criminal Justice & Legal Studies Department.