Criminal Justice (B.S.) - Business Administration & Management - Online

Criminal Justice (B.S.) - Business Administration & Management - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours39-42

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview (4 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement of THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey (4 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
GOVT 200Constitutional Government and Free Enterprise 13
GOVT 220American Government 13
Total Hours6

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
CJUS 200Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CJUS 230Criminal Justice Research and Writing3
CJUS 231Criminal Justice Report Writing3
CJUS 300Administration of Justice Organizations3
CJUS 310Juvenile Justice3
CJUS 320Corrections3
CJUS 330Judicial Process3
CJUS 340Criminology3
CJUS 350Criminal Justice Ethics3
CJUS 400Criminal Law3
CJUS 410Constitutional Criminal Procedure3
CJUS 420Criminal Investigations I3
GOVT 480Terrorism3
Total Hours39
ACCT 211Financial Principles3
BUSI 240Organizational Behavior & Management3
BUSI 301Legal & Ethical Concepts for Decision Makers3
BUSI 310Principles of Management3
BUSI 342Human Resource Management3
Total Hours15
Free Electives
Choose 19-24 credit hours of Free Electives19-24
Total Hours19-24

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all courses in the major
  • 25% Of major and cognate taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
BIBL 104 Survey of Old and New Testament 4
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 4
UNIV 104 Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning 0-3
Communications Elective 1 3
Second Semester
THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey 4
Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
MATH Elective 1 3
CJUS 200 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
Second Year
First Semester
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
Social Science Elective (GOVT 200) 1 3
CJUS 230 Criminal Justice Research and Writing 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
Natural Science Elective 1 3
GOVT 220 American Government 3
ACCT 211 Financial Principles 3
CJUS 231 Criminal Justice Report Writing 3
Elective 3
Third Year
First Semester
Cultural Studies Elective 1 3
BUSI 240 Organizational Behavior and Management 3
CJUS 300 Administration of Justice Organizations 3
CJUS 310 Juvenile Justice 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
BUSI 301 Legal and Ethical Concepts for Decision Makers 3
CJUS 320 Corrections 3
CJUS 330 Judicial Process 3
CJUS 340 Criminology 3
Elective 3
Fourth Year
First Semester
BUSI 310 Principles of Management 3
CJUS 350 Criminal Justice Ethics 3
CJUS 400 Criminal Law 3
CJUS 410 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
BUSI 342 Human Resource Management 3
CJUS 420 Criminal Investigations I 3
GOVT 480 Terrorism 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Total Hours120-123

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at before enrolling foundational skills requirements.

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