Degrees & Programs

B.S. in Criminal Justice

This degree completion program is designed for students who have completed at least 60 semester hours of transferable college credit with a GPA of 2.0 or better, or individuals who have completed an associate degree at the community college level. Prior transcripts are evaluated to determine academic status in relation to satisfying degree program requirements, including both general education courses equivalent to the Indiana University East core curriculum and all required prerequisites.

The following is a sample two-year plan for the degree.
Your actual program sequence will depend on the semester that you choose to begin the program.

Completion Program Requirements (60)

A minimum of 36 credit hours must be taken at the 300 level or above, with at least 18 in the major.

Semester 1 (Fall)
Semester 2 (Spring)
  • CJUS-P 370 Legal Aspects of Criminal Justice
  • CJUS-P 302 Courts and Criminal Justice
  • CJUS-P 295 Criminal Justice Data, Methods and Research
  • Criminal Justice Elective
  • Criminal Justice Elective
Semester 3 (Fall)
Senior Semester 2 (Spring)
  • CJUS-P 470 Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice
  • SPEA-V 372 Government Finance and Budgets
  • POLS-Y 305 Constitutional Rights & Liberties (recommended)
  • Criminal Justice Elective
  • Elective

General Grade Requirement

A passing grade is required in all other courses. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (C) is required for all courses taken toward a degree.

Required Credit Hours

For a bachelor degree a minimum of 30 hours at the 200 level or above must be completed at Indiana University East. At least 15 hours in the field of concentration must be completed at Indiana University East.

Lori Current
Asst. Director, Admissions
151C Whitewater Hall
2325 Chester Boulevard
Richmond, Indiana 47374
1-800-959-EAST, extension 238
Email: currentl@iue.edu