Jul 01, 2022
The six areas of emphasis in the program are as follows: Homeland Security, Loss Prevention/Security Management, Police Process, Corrections Process, Judicial Process and Criminology. Select a minor in consultation with advisor. It is possible for a student to complete requirements for another major in an allied field. Students completing this major must take the major area field examination approved by the department for this degree program during the final semester before graduation.
University Core - English (9 hours)
University Core - History (6 hours)
University Core - Bible (6 hours)
University Core - Social Sciences (3 hours)
University Core - Science (4 hours)
Four hours of science are required, including one lecture with a corresponding lab. Students are encouraged to choose from one of the following lab courses:
University Core - Mathematics (3 hours)
Any MAT course numbered 105 or higher, determined in consultation with the advisor.
University Core - Fine Arts (3 hours)
University Core - Physical Education (2 hours)
Two hours are required. Recommended courses are KIN 123 - Fitness for Life (2 hours) or two (1 hour) PED activity courses.
University Core - Chapel
Students at Mississippi College are required to complete chapel requirements based on the student classification at the time of enrollment as detailed below:
|Freshman (0-23 semester hours)
|Sophomore (24-53 semester hours)
|Junior (54-83 semester hours)
|Senior (84 or more semester hours)
Students classified as ADP (Accelerated Degree Program) and students enrolled in online degree programs are exempt from chapel requirements.
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS FOR B.S. IN ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE (36 HOURS)
Administration of Justice Core (9 Hours)
Additional AJU courses (9 Hours)
Select three courses from the following:
Electives in Administration of Justice (12 Hours)
Students must take 12 hours of AJU electives. The Oral Communication requirement for the major may be satisfied by taking
Report Writing/Interpersonal Communication OR any three hour oral communication course chosen in consultation with an advisor.
Electives in Related Fields (6 Hours)
The following courses are recommended, but others may be selected in consultation with the program director. It is strongly recommended that students who plan to attend graduate school select SOC 312 - Social Science Research Methods as their related field electives.
MINOR REQUIREMENTS (18 HOURS)
A typical minor consists of 18 semester hours; however, some department minors may vary in terms of required semester hours. The minor should be selected in consultation with the student’s advisor.
Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program. Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor.