Recommended Plan of Study (Fully Online)

Master of Arts in Criminal Justice 

*For students who enrolled during or after Fall 2020*  

 

Required Classes (if starting the program in fall of an even year)

Required Classes (if starting the program in spring of an odd year)

Year 1 (1st Semester)

9 hours

FALL EVEN

CRIJ 6321 Research Methods I

CRIJ 6315 History of Criminal Justice

CRIJ 6330 Criminological Theory

 

 

SPRING ODD

CRIJ 6332 Administration & Budgets

CRIJ 6300 Special Topics*

CRIJ 6310 American Corrections*

 

 

Year 1 (2nd Semester)

 12 hours

SPRING ODD

CRIJ 6322 Research Methods II

CRIJ 6332 Administration & Budgets

CRIJ 6300 Special Topics

CRIJ 6310 American Corrections*

 

 

 

FALL ODD

CRIJ 6321 Research Methods I

CRIJ 6314 Advanced Ethics of Social Control

CRIJ 6311 American Courts*

CRIJ 6312 American Policing*

 

 

Year 2 (3rd Semester)

9 or 12 hours

FALL ODD

CRIJ 6314 Advanced Ethics of Social

Control

CRIJ 6311 American Courts*

CRIJ 6312 American Policing*

CRIJ 6308 Master’s Thesis*

 

 

SPRING EVEN

CRIJ 6322 Research Methods II

CRIJ 6316 Race, Gender, and Justice

CRIJ 6317 White Collar Crime

CRIJ 6313 Advanced Crime on the Dark Web*

CRIJ 6308 Master’s Thesis*

 

 

Year 2 (4th Semester)

 6 or 9 hours

SPRING EVEN

CRIJ 6316 Race, Gender, and Justice

CRIJ 6317 White Collar Crime

CRIJ 6313 Advanced Crime on the Dark Web*

CRIJ 6309 Master’s Thesis*

 

 

FALL EVEN

CRIJ 6315 History of Criminal Justice

CRIJ 6330 Criminological Theory

CRIJ 6309 Master’s Thesis*

 

 

Total of 39 hours

*indicates elective choices that will vary depending on thesis/non-thesis track

*indicates elective choices that will vary depending on thesis/non-thesis track

 

 

Required Classes (if starting the program in fall of an odd year)

Required Classes (if starting the program in spring of an even year)

Year 1 (1st Semester)

9 or 12 hours

FALL ODD

CRIJ 6321 Research Methods I

CRIJ 6314 Advanced Ethics of Social Control

CRIJ 6311 American Courts*

CRIJ 6312 American Policing*

 

 

SPRING EVEN

CRIJ 6316 Race, Gender, and Justice

CRIJ 6317 White Collar Crime

CRIJ 6313 Advanced Crime on the Dark Web*

 

 

 

Year 1 (2nd Semester)

 12 hours

SPRING EVEN

CRIJ 6322 Research Methods II

CRIJ 6316 Race, Gender, and Justice

CRIJ 6317 White Collar Crime

CRIJ 6313 Advanced Crime on the Dark Web*

CRIJ 6308 Master’s Thesis*

 

 

FALL EVEN

CRIJ 6321 Research Methods I

CRIJ 6315 History of Criminal Justice

CRIJ 6330 Criminological Theory

 

 

Year 2 (3rd Semester)

9 or 12 hours)

FALL EVEN

CRIJ 6315 History of Criminal Justice

CRIJ 6330 Criminological Theory

CRIJ 6308 Master’s Thesis*

 

 

SPRING ODD

CRIJ 6322 Research Methods II

CRIJ 6332 Administration & Budgets

CRIJ 6300 Special Topics*

CRIJ 6310 American Corrections*

CRIJ 6308 Master’s Thesis*

 

 

Year 2 (4th Semester)

 9 hours

SPRING ODD

CRIJ 6332 Administration & Budgets

CRIJ 6300 Special Topics*

CRIJ 6310 American Corrections*

CRIJ 6309 Master’s Thesis*

 

 

FALL ODD

CRIJ 6314 Advanced Ethics of Social Control

CRIJ 6311 American Courts*

CRIJ 6312 American Policing*

CRIJ 6309 Master’s Thesis*

 

 

Total of 39 hours

*indicates elective choices that will vary depending on thesis/non-thesis track

*indicates elective choices that will vary depending on thesis/non-thesis track