This program introduces students to the criminal justice system through instruction in its theoretical and legal frameworks. It incorporates elements of various fields within criminal justice in order to provide students a strong foundation of coursework as well as practical skills necessary to enter the workforce. Coursework includes introductory criminal justice courses central to the field and specialized electives allowing students opportunity to pursue a specific focus. Students should work closely with their advisor to select electives best suited to fulfill their transfer/career needs.

Students must complete all program requirements, including approved electives, with a “C” or better.

Freshman Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
CRMJ 2120 – Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRMJ 2350 – Introduction to Corrections 3
ENGL 1010 – English I: Composition 3
SOC 1000 – Sociological Principles 3
Freshman Foundations 1
Physical Education Activity 1
Total Credit Hours: 14

Freshman Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
CRMJ 2210 – Criminal Law I 3
CRMJ 2420 – Juvenile Justice 3
MATH 1000 – Problem Solving or MATH 1400 – Pre-Calculus Algebra 3-4
POLS 1000 – American & Wyoming Government 3
**Approved Criminal Justice Electives 3
Total Credit Hours: 15-16

Sophomore Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
CRMJ 2400 – Criminology 3
Lab Science I 4
*Approved Electives 6
**Approved Criminal Justice Electives 3
Total Credit Hours: 16

Sophomore Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
CRMJ 2690 – Supervised Lab Experience 2
Arts & Humanities 3
Communication 2 3
*Approved Electives 3
**Approved Criminal Justice Electives 3
CRMJ 2895 – Outcomes Assessment: Criminal Justice Capstone 1
Total Credit Hours: 15