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BSCJ Plan of Study

Plan of Study

The Online Bachelor of Science is a 120-credit program. To earn this degree, students must successfully complete:


  • 21 hours of major core courses
  • 24 hours of major elective courses
  • 6 hours in a related field
  • A minimum of 35 hours General Education courses
  • Remaining hours needed to reach 120 credits can be fulfilled with a wide variety of General Elective courses.


Core Classes (21 credit hours)
CRJ 100: Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJ 201: Criminal Justice Crime Control
CRJ 225: Introduction to Criminology
CRJ 302: Research Methods
CRJ 303: Statistical Analysis
CRJ 305: Women, Crime, and Justice  or CRJ 306: Race, Ethnicity and Justice
CRJ 308: Advanced Criminological Theory


Major Elective Courses (24 credit hours)
200 level or higher CRJ electives (6 credit hours)
300 level or higher CRJ electives (9 credit hours)
400 level CRJ electives (9 credit hours)
*18 hours of upper division Criminal Justice courses are required


Related Area (6 credit hour)
*View Related Area Course List


General Education Courses (35 credit hour minimum)
View ASU's general education requirements
Remaining hours needed to reach 120 credits
General Elective courses
Courses towards minor or certificate
Courses towards CRJ Internship
Area of interest courses

At Arizona State University, a major map outlines a major's critical requirements, courses, and optimal course sequencing and helps students get on the right track to graduation.


The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice provides a curriculum check sheet as an additional academic resource. 


  1. CRJ 100 and CRJ 201 are prerequisites for all 300 and 400 level courses.

  2. MAT 142 completed with a C or better is required to enroll in CRJ 302 and CRJ 303.

  3. Students must attain a grade of "C" or better in all courses credited towards the major, including courses in the related area

  4. Review ASU course catalog for additional course requirements and course enrollment

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