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Online Bachelor's Degree

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Science
AT A GLANCE
  • 120 credits
  • Up to 90 credits accepted
  • All courses are available online or on-site
  • Hybrid course format available
TUITION
  • $250 per credit
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Protect, serve, and prepare to move into a key position in law enforcement or a federal agency with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice

The Bachelor of Science in criminal justice at University of Maryland Global Campus is uniquely designed to provide you with an understanding of crime and criminal behavior, the roles of practitioners within the criminal justice system, and the critical thinking and ethical decision-making strategies necessary to meet the professional demands of the field of criminal justice.

This program is also available as a minor.

Total Credits Required: 120

Required Major Courses: 33

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 100)
  • (3 Credits, CCJS 230)
  • (3 Credits, CCJS 340)
  • (3 Credits, CCJS 345)
  • (3 Credits, CCJS 350) or any upper-level CCJS course
  • (3 Credits, CCJS 360) or any upper-level CCJS course
  • (3 Credits, CCJS 380)
  • CCJS 341
  • (3 Credits, CCJS 352) or any upper-level CCJS course
  • (3 Credits, CCJS 497)
  • CCJS 495

UMGC outlines the options available to fulfill the 41 credits of general education coursework for bachelor's degrees on the General Education Requirements webpage.

In addition to the major, elective, and general education courses and requirements outlined on this page, please review the overall bachelor's degree requirements.

This is our recommended course sequence to progress through this program. You may take multiple courses simultaneously, up to your course load limit. You cannot take a prerequisite with its subsequent course during the same session. Your plan will be unique and dependent on multiple factors, including the number of credits you transfer to this program. Contact an advisor if you have any questions about this plan, course alternatives, or your course load limit.

Sequence Course Requirement(s) Fulfilled
1
(1 Credit, LIBS 150)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
2
(3 Credits, PACE 111P)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
3
(3 Credits, WRTG 111)
General Education: Communication
4
(3 Credits, IFSM 201)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
5
(3 Credits, NUTR 100)
General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
6
(3 Credits, CCJS 100)
Major
7
(3 Credits, SPCH 100)
General Education: Communication
8
(3 Credits, MATH 105)
General Education: Math
9
(3 Credits, WRTG 112)
General Education: Communication
10
(3 Credits, CCJS 230)
Major
11
(3 Credits, HUMN 100)
General Education: Arts & Humanities
12
(4 Credits, BIOL 103)
General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
13
(3 Credits, BEHS 103)
General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences
14
(3 Credits, HIST 125)
General Education: Arts & Humanities
15 3-credit elective course Elective
16
(3 Credits, ECON 103)
General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences
17
(3 Credits, CCJS 340)
Major
18 3-credit elective course Elective
19
(3 Credits, CCJS 345)
Major
20 3-credit elective course Elective
21
(3 Credits, CCJS 350)
Major
22 3-credit elective course Elective
23
(3 Credits, CCJS 360)
Major
24
(3 Credits, WRTG 391)
General Education: Communication
25 3-credit elective course Elective
26
(3 Credits, CCJS 380)
Major
27 3-credit elective course Elective
28 3-credit elective course Elective
29 CCJS 341 Major
30 3-credit elective course Elective
31 3-credit elective course Elective
32
(3 Credits, CCJS 352)
Major
33 3-credit elective course Elective
34 3-credit elective course Elective
35
(3 Credits, CCJS 497)
Major
36 3-credit elective course Elective
37 3-credit elective course Elective
38 3-credit elective course Elective
39 3-credit elective course Elective
40 CCJS 495 Major
41 1-credit elective course Elective

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