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The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program in Criminal Justice prepares law enforcement officials and adult learners for career change, advancement or graduate education.
Students in the BA in Criminal Justice program focus on the interdisciplinary study of crime and the functioning of the criminal justice system, and develop critical analytical skills, and knowledge of the research findings and methods used in the field. In addition, students develop a broad general knowledge of the traditional liberal arts disciplines while developing a greater depth of knowledge in criminal justice.
Graduates will be able to:
|I. General Education Requirements||60|
|A. Intellectual and Practical Skills||15|
|B. Civic and Global Learning||9|
|C. Knowledge of Human Cultures||12|
|D. Understanding the Physical and Natural World||4-7|
|E. General Education Electives||17-20|
|II. Area of Study: Criminal Justice||33|
|A. Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|C. Law Enforcement||3|
|F. Juvenile Justice||3|
|G. Research Methods||3|
|H. Ethics in the Justice System||3|
|I. Criminal Justice Electives*
|J. Liberal Arts Capstone||3|
Requirements: Courses transferred to Thomas Edison State University are equated to the following levels: 100, 200, 300 or 400. A minimum of 18 credits equating to 300 or 400 are required.
*This list is a guide. Other criminal justice courses may be appropriate for this area of study.
Have you attended college before? If so, you may be able to transfer credits earned at other regionally accredited colleges or universities. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit – all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.