Criminology and Criminal Justice



The criminology and criminal justice bachelor degree-completion program typically includes 62-70 credit hours. Specific courses and credit required vary, depending on coursework transferred. To determine availability of a course for a particular semester, refer to the class schedule.

CRIM 200 Criminology
CRIM 210 Introduction to Corrections
CRIM 220 Introduction to Law Enforcement
CRIM 230 Introduction to the Court Systems
CRIM 396 Introduction to Research Methods in Criminal Justice
CRIM 420 Criminal Law and Procedure I
CRIM 427 Dynamics of Criminal and Delinquent Behavior
CRIM 440 Ethics in Criminal Justice
CRIM 498 Internship in Criminology

Six (6) credits as approved by a faculty advisor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

All students must choose one of the following concentrations:
Forensic Investigations
Law and Administration
Law Enforcement and Evidence

  • Courses to satisfy the University's Foundational Studies requirements
  • Fulfillment of University graduation requirements, including 45 credits of upper division (300-400 level) coursework
  • At least 21 of the 39 credits of criminology and criminal justice courses in the major must be completed at Indiana State University.

Indiana State Online Students Residing Outside of Indiana: Each of the states has its own approval processes for out-of-state institutions offering online degrees. While Indiana State University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all ISU online programs may not be available in all states. Currently, online programs are not offered in the state of Massachusetts. To check the status of programs available in a particular state, visit program availability.

The Catalog of Indiana State University is the document of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalog supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.

Last updated 25 April 2014