B.A. in Criminal Justice with Social Work (CJSW.BA)

B.A. in Criminal Justice with Social Work (CJSW.BA)

Major Requirements/Social Work (63-64 credits)
CJ-101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CJ-225Law Enforcement3
CJ-305Criminal Law3
CJ-325Criminal Procedure3
CJ-350Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice3
SW-105Introduction to Social Work3
SW-223Human Behavior and Social Environment 13
SW-326Social Welfare Policy and Services3
SW-409Social Work Research Methods 23
SW-344Social Work Practice with Communities3
SW-412Practice Evaluation in Social Work3
SW-341Social Work Practice with Groups3
SW-421Field Practice in Social Work6
SW-422Advanced Field Practice in Social Work6
Select one of the following:3-4
Internship in Criminal Justice
Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families
and Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families Lab
CJ-315Research Methods 23
or SW-409 Social Work Research Methods
CJ-490Seminar in Criminal Justice3
or SW-426 Seminar in Social Work
Interdisciplinary Requirements (33-36 credits)
PY-103Introduction to Psychology3
(Satisfies Social Science (SS.SV) in General Education)
PS-102International Relations3
or PS-103 American National Government
BE-200Economics for Social Science3
or SO-272 Economic Inequality
Select one of the following:3-6
Statistics with Applications
Mathematical Modeling in the Social Sciences
and Data Analysis for Social Work
(MA-105 or MA-151 satisfy Mathematics in General Education)
Select 3 credits in Psychology (PY) at the 200-level or higher3
Select 3 credits in Criminal Justice (CJ) at the 200-level or higher3
SO-101Introduction to Sociology3
(Satisfies Social Science (SS.SV) in General Education)
AN-103Cultural Anthropology3
SW-205Global Human Rights and Social Justice (Satisfies Global Understanding (GU) in General Education))3
(Satisfies Global Understanding (GU) in General Education)
BY-105Introductory Biology and Human Development3
(Partially satisfies Natural Science (NS) in General Education)
Select 3 additional credits from Anthropology (AN), Sociology (SO), or Social Work (SW) at the 200-level or higher3
General Education Requirements (30 credits) 3
Complete 30 credits as outlined on the General Education table. 330
Total Credits126-130

With instructor's permission SW-105 Introduction to Social Work (3 cr.) and SW-223 Human Behavior and Social Environment (3 cr.) may be taken concurrently


Can be fulfilled with CJ-315 or SW-409.


The General Education curriculum requires the completion of 45 credits. However, students may be able to share credits from within their major or interdisciplinary requirements. Please consult with your advisor to determine which General Education courses must be completed.


  • 54 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.