Criminal Justice, B.A.S.
TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE (BAS) CRIMINAL JUSTICE
The Bachelor of Applied Science Degree with a major in Criminal Justice builds on the concepts provided in the AAS in Criminal Justice. The degree provides the student with a comprehensive overview of the criminal justice system.
The degree will prepare the student for a rewarding career in the criminal justice field in careers such as:
Any course with CJ prefix that is not required.
ACCT 360: Fraud Examination
HIST 360: History of Crime and Punishment
LS 101: Introduction to Legal Studies
LS 210: Legal Research and Writing 1
LS 220: Legal Research andWriting 2
POLS 225: Constitutional Law
PSYC 231: Leadership and Human Relations
PSYC 281: Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 362 Psychological Assessment
PSYC 363: Theories of Personality
PSYC 365: Forensic Psychology
SEC 300: Introduction to Security
SEC 431: Computer Forensics
SOC 107: Social Problems
SOC 223: Death and Dying
SOC 233: Juvenile Delinquency
SOC 235: Race Relations and Minority Groups
SOC 302: Deviant Behavior
SOC 360: Gender and Human Identity
SOC 362: Sociology of Aging
SOC 405: Social Inequality
Admission to BASCJ Degree Program:
General Education Courses
To ensure breadth and depth as students meet these broad education goals, the curriculum focuses on six academic “strands.”
* Serves technical and professional degree programs specific to WVU Parkersburg. Does not transfer to WVU as General Education (March 2018).