Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Administration of Justice, Bachelor of Science

Summary

Core Curriculum Requirements42
Major Requirements (44 hours)
AJ 100Intro to Criminology3
AJ 105Intro Admin Of Justice3
AJ 211Intro to Court Systems(LS)3
AJ 220Intro To Corrections3
AJ 240Intro To Law Enfrmnt3
AJ 250Legal Aspects Law Enforcement3
Select one of the following:3
Research Methods in AJ
Res Methods In Pub Admin
Research Methods In Polsc
Select one of the following:3
Statistics in AJ
Quantitative Methods
Quantitative Methods in Polsc
AJ 411Sem Admin Of Justice Ethics3
Select one of the following:3
Admin of Justice Internship
Internship in PUblic Affairs
Internship
AJ 499Admin of Justice Capstone2
Electives; Select four of the following:12
Substance Abuse
Criminal Law and Procedure
Judicial Admin
Probation & Parole Admin
Juvenile Justice Sys
Police & Comm Relations
Criminal Invest
Commun Based Corrections
Comparative AJ
Selected Topics in AJ
Environmental Justice
Correctional Admin
Police Admin
Race and AJ
Admin of Justice Theories
Other Requirements (13 hours)
Free Elective- (3 hours)3
MATH 134Plane Trigonometry3
or MATH 1324 Math and Business and Econ I
or MATH 1325 Math and Bus for Econ Anal II
or MATH 1333 Contemporary Mathematics II
or MATH 2312 Precalculus Math
Foreign Language (6 hours)6
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Minor (21 hours)
Please declare a minor after being admitted as an Administration of Justice major21
Total Hours120
1

Transfer students, please see an academic Advisor

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
Math CORE Course (select one of the following): 3
Contemporary Mathematics I (Suggested CORE MATH Course)
College Algebra (Suggested CORE MATH Course)
Creative Arts CORE Course 3
Life and Physical Sciences CORE Course 3
Survey of Life Science (Suggested CORE Science Course)
AJ 100 Intro to Criminology 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
 Hours16
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
MATH 134
Plane Trigonometry
or Math and Business and Econ I
or Math and Bus for Econ Anal II
or Contemporary Mathematics II
or Precalculus Math
3
AJ 105 Intro Admin Of Justice 3
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
3
AJ 211 Intro to Court Systems(LS) 3
 Hours15
Second Year
Third Semester
Language, Philosophy & Culture CORE Course 3
Life and Physical Sciences CORE Course 3
Introduction To The Earth (Suggested CORE Science Course)
POLS 2305 American Government 3
Foreign Language 3
AJ 220 Intro To Corrections 3
 Hours15
Fourth Semester
Social and Behavioral Sciences CORE Course 3
General Psychology (Suggested CORE Soc Beh Sci Course)
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
Institutional Option CORE Course 3
Principles Of Economics I (Suggested CORE Institutional Option Course)
Foreign Language 3
AJ 240 Intro To Law Enfrmnt 3
 Hours15
Third Year
Fifth Semester
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
Select one of the following: 3
Research Methods in AJ
Res Methods In Pub Admin
Research Methods In Polsc
AJ 250 Legal Aspects Law Enforcement 3
Minor 3
Minor 3
 Hours15
Sixth Semester
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
AJ 302 Statistics in AJ 3
AJ 411 Sem Admin Of Justice Ethics 3
Minor 3
Minor 3
 Hours15
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
Select one of the following: 3
Admin of Justice Internship
Internship in PUblic Affairs
Internship
AJ 499 Admin of Justice Capstone 2-3
AJ Elective 3
AJ Elective 3
Minor 3
 Hours14
Eighth Semester
AJ Elective 3
AJ Elective 3
Minor 3
Minor 3
FREE Elective 3
 Hours15
 Total Hours120