Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice Administration with a minor in Addictions and Mental Health Treatment Curriculum

Liberal Arts Core (54/55 credits)*
General Elective Requirements (as needed)**

Criminal Justice Administration Major Requirements (48 Credits):

  • CJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJ 102 Criminology
  • CJ 201 Criminal Law
  • CJ 217 Gender, Race and Crime
  • CJ 220 Writing for the Criminal Justice Professional
  • CJ 221 Research Methods I for Criminal Justice
  • CJ 273 Corrections, Probation and Parole
  • CJ 302 Judicial Process and Procedures
  • CJ 350 Professional Seminar/Criminal Justice
  • CJ 377 Juvenile Justice System
  • CJ 379 Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • CJ 403 Senior Seminar
  • CJ 408 Agency Practicum
  • CJ 422 Crisis Management
  • CJ Approved Electives (3 credits)

Addictions and Mental Health Treatment Minor Requirements (18 Credits):

AMH 201 Foundations of Chemical Dependency
AMH 202 Origins of Mental Illness
AMH 203 Neuropharmacology
AMH 303 Counseling Techniques I
AMH 330 Crisis Intervention
Elective Courses (6 credits)
AMH ___ Elective from one area of concentration
AMH ___ Elective from one area of concentration

*Students entering the program with 70+ credits or an associates degree must complete 30/31 Liberal Arts Core credits.

**A total of 123 credits including 3 credits in a human diversity course are required to complete a Bachelor’s degree. To adhere to Franciscan Values, community service hours are also required. In addition, at least 30 credits at the 300/400 level must be taken at Alvernia University.