College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog Progression Plans are for planning purposes
only; see the catalog for official details.

Criminology and Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science

4YR Progression Plan-Classic

Campus Availability

  • Flagstaff
  • Online
  • Tucson

Year 1

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. CCJ101 Intro To Crime And Justice 3
Description: Introduces the branches of the U.S. justice system and the policies, processes, controversies, and challenges facing the justice system in the global world. Letter grade only.
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
2. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
MAT114 Quantitative Reasoning 3 MAT114 Notes
Description: Contemporary quantitative methods, especially descriptive statistics, elementary probability, examples of statistical inference, linear and exponential models of growth and decay, and applicable discrete models. Fulfills liberal studies foundation requirement. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: (MAT 100 with a grade of P taken Fall 2013 or later) or (MAT 102X with a grade of C or better) or Math Placement Test Results (MTHPLACE 30+; ALEKS 30+; PLACE 43+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Foundation Requirement
Currently Scheduled: Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019
Notes: Strongly recommend this course be completed in the one of the first two terms to avoid delay of degree progression.
-Option B-
ENG105 Critical Read/Writng In Univ 4 ENG105 Notes
Description: Writing skills for completing university coursework. Fulfills the liberal studies requirement for English composition. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: (English Placement Test Results (ACT 17+; Accuplacer WR 4-7; IELTS 6+; PLACE 30+; SATI 340+, TOEFL PB 525+/CB 193+/IB 70+)) or (Test Results (ACT<7; AccuplacerWR<4; PLACE 10; SATI<340) and (HS Core GPA >= 3.0 or Corequisite: ENG 107))
Requirement Designation: Foundation Requirement
Currently Scheduled: Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019
Notes: Strongly recommend this course be completed in the one of the first two terms to avoid delay of degree progression.
3. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
4. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. CCJ250 Criminology 3
Description: Theoretical explanations of the nature and patterns of crime and justice, the development of criminological theory; and analysis of crime control, social control, and social policy implications. Letter grade only.
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Winter 2018 Spring 2019
2. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
MAT114 Quantitative Reasoning 3 MAT114 Notes
Description: Contemporary quantitative methods, especially descriptive statistics, elementary probability, examples of statistical inference, linear and exponential models of growth and decay, and applicable discrete models. Fulfills liberal studies foundation requirement. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: (MAT 100 with a grade of P taken Fall 2013 or later) or (MAT 102X with a grade of C or better) or Math Placement Test Results (MTHPLACE 30+; ALEKS 30+; PLACE 43+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Foundation Requirement
Currently Scheduled: Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019
Notes: Strongly recommend this course be completed in the one of the first two terms to avoid delay of degree progression.
-Option B-
ENG105 Critical Read/Writng In Univ 4 ENG105 Notes
Description: Writing skills for completing university coursework. Fulfills the liberal studies requirement for English composition. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: (English Placement Test Results (ACT 17+; Accuplacer WR 4-7; IELTS 6+; PLACE 30+; SATI 340+, TOEFL PB 525+/CB 193+/IB 70+)) or (Test Results (ACT<7; AccuplacerWR<4; PLACE 10; SATI<340) and (HS Core GPA >= 3.0 or Corequisite: ENG 107))
Requirement Designation: Foundation Requirement
Currently Scheduled: Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019
Notes: Strongly recommend this course be completed in the one of the first two terms to avoid delay of degree progression.
3. LIBSTLAB Liberal Studies (LAB) Course 4
4. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 1

Year 2

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. MAJORELECTIVE Major Elective 3
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
2. MINORCOURSE Minor Course 3
3. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
4. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. MAJORELECTIVE Major Elective 3
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
2. MAJORELECTIVE Major Elective 3
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
3. MINORCOURSE Minor Course 3
4. LIBSTSAS Liberal Studies (SAS) Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3

Year 3

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. CCJ345W Investigating Difference 3
Description: Explores the development and effects of categories of difference and inequality on patterns of crime and victimization, and the meaning and practice of justice. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: [CCJ 101 and CCJ 250 and 9 hours of CCJ-Criminology & Criminal Justice coursework and (ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (PLACE 60+))] or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Junior Writing Requirement
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
2. MAJORELECTIVE Major Elective 3
3. MINORCOURSE Minor Course 3
4. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
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Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. CCJ355 Research Mthds In Crim Justice 3
Description: Explores ways of knowing, quantitative and qualitative research strategies, and interpretation of research related to the study of crime and criminal justice. Cross-listed with PADM 355. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: (CCJ 101, CCJ 250, and Mathematics Foundation requirement) or International Exchange Student Group
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
2. MAJORELECTIVE Major Elective 3
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
3. MINORCOURSE Minor Course 3 MINORCOURSE Notes
Notes: See the Academic Catalog for a list of approved courses and visit your advisor for specific course recommendation(s).
4. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3

Year 4

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. MAJORELECTIVE Major Elective 3
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
2. MAJORELECTIVE Major Elective 3
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
3. MINORCOURSE Minor Course 3
4. MINORCOURSE Minor Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
CCJ450C Dilemmas In Justice 3
Description: Examines value dilemmas encountered by criminal justice practitioners: discretion, deception, deadly force, punishment, and social justice. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: (CCJ 345W and Senior Status) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Senior Capstone
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
-Option B-
CCJ475C Global Justice 3
Description: Examines the causes and consequences of transnational crime, analyzes modern global crime control techniques and institutions, and explores existing and developing strategies to achieve global justice. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: (CCJ 345W and Senior Status) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Senior Capstone
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018
-Option C-
CCJ480C Contemp Issues In Crim Justice 3
Description: Examines current issues in crime and criminal justice. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units, as topics change.
Prerequisite: (CCJ 345W and Senior Status) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Senior Capstone
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
2. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
-Option B-
MINORCOURSE Minor Course 3
3. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
-Option B-
MINORCOURSE Minor Course 3
4. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3

University Requirements Specified by Major

University requirements includes 35 units of liberal studies and 6 units of diversity coursework. The courses listed below are required for the major, but may also be used to satisfy liberal studies and/or diversity. Know that if a course is used to satisfy more than one requirement it is only counted once in the cumulative totals. The sections that are blank can be satisfied with any course from the approved list of liberal studies or diversity.
Foundation Requirements:English (FNRQ:ENG) (4 units) ENG 105 (4)
Foundation Requirements:Math (FNRQ:MAT) (3 units) MAT 114 (3)
Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry (AHI) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Social and Political Worlds (SPW) (6 units) CCJ 101 (3), CCJ 250 (3)
Cultural Understanding (CU) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Science/Applied Science (SAS/LAB) (7 units) Student Choice (7)
Liberal Studies Elective (3 units) Student Choice (3)
Diversity:U.S. Ethnic (DIV:ETHN) (3 units) Student Choice (3)
Diversity:Global (DIV:GLBL) (3 units) Student Choice (3)

Program Information


CONTACT INFORMATION
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Social and Behavioral Sciences Building (Bldg. 65) Room 313
PHONE: 928-523-9519 FAX: 928-523-6777 
WEB page http://criminaljustice.nau.edu/page/home
Phone: 523-6512  
 
Office of Academic Services and Advising
SBS West (Bldg. 70), Room 114
EMAIL:  sbs.advisor@nau.edu
WEB PAGE: http://nau.edu/sbs/advising
 

General Information

Progression Plans are intended to provide a general road map related to the sequencing of courses.
 
For a full description of degree requirements, review the Academic Catalog.  To determine what requirements you may have already met through transfer credits, AP/IB courses, or test credits review your Academic Requirements, advisement report.
 
Some courses may have prerequisites and/or require appropriate placement scores in Mathematics and English.  If you do not have the appropriate placement or prerequisite courses, you may have to take more courses than are presented on the Progression Plan.
 
Not all classes are offered every term so use caution when changing the sequencing of courses.
 
For further clarification, refer to the catalog (link provided at the top of this page) or speak with an academic advisor.