Criminal Justice Courses

100% Online Accredited Degree Program

The online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree program teaches students valuable skills in writing, business, strategic thinking and public speaking.

Criminal Justice Online Courses

Join forces with King University and shape your career in the criminal justice system. King University offers a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice for professionals considering a career in the criminal justice system.

General Education Core Requirements:

To graduate from King University with a baccalaureate degree, all students must have earned a total of 30 semester hours of common experience and general education including:

Common Experience:

  • RELG 1001 Foundations of Christian Thought and Practice (4 s.h.)

General Education Experience:
Students must select at least one course from each of the following categories:

  • Citizenship (4 s.h.)
  • English Composition (4 s.h.)
  • Human Creative Products (4 s.h.)
  • Quantitative Literacy (4 s.h.)
  • Science (4 s.h.)
  • Additional General Education Hours (6 s.h.)

Criminal Justice Program Prerequisite

  • CRJU 1500 Introduction to Criminal Justice (4 s.h.)
    • Introduction to Criminal Justice (CRJU 1500) is a required course in the Criminal Justice program. It is recommended that students take CRJU 1500 prior to entering the program. If a student intending to major in Criminal Justice has not completed this course prior to matriculation or prior to entering the Criminal Justice major, he/she is required to pass the course within the first two semesters of enrollment in the major. King offers the course online in “Quest” format (5 learning modules spread over the entire 15-week semester), so the course can be taken while enrolled in the three specified Criminal Justice courses for the major, during a semester.

Core Courses Required (in semester hours):

(All courses are 4 semester hours)

  • CRJU 2610 Criminal Procedure
  • CRJU 2620 Criminal Law
  • CRJU 2900 Special Topics in Criminal Justice
  • CRJU 3000 Juvenile Justice
  • CRJU 3100 American Systems of Corrections
  • CRJU 3110 American Policing
  • CRJU 3330 Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • CRJU 3440 Applied Research Methods
  • CRJU 3600 Theories of Criminology
  • CRJU 4200 Ethics and Justice
  • CRJU 4550 Criminal Justice Policy
  • CRJU 4600 Alternatives to Justice: Restorative Justice

Degree format: 100% ONLINE

To graduate from King University, students must accumulate at least 124 semester hours (48 of which must be completed at King University).

Undergraduate Transfer Credit

Credits from previously attended colleges or universities will be evaluated based on institutional accreditation, quality and program relevance. Accepted credits (up to 76) will be applied to the new degree being sought.

King University will only grant semester-hour equivalence for transfer work with a grade of C- or better. Only work with a grade of C- or better will apply toward graduation requirements. Students may submit up to 16 semester hours of prior major coursework for transfer consideration.

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