Criminal Justice

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice provides a well-rounded examination of the United States Criminal Justice System. The course of study will provide a critical examination of law, corrections, criminal theory, homeland security, law enforcement, the court system, and moral and ethical dilemmas in the criminal justice field. The program is designed to prepare students for a variety of career opportunities including law enforcement, corrections, court services, social services, military, and homeland security, as well as a variety of graduate study programs.

Admission and Progression

Students entering the criminal justice program must have completed 15 semester credits with a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA. Continuation in the major requires a “C” or above in major courses and maintenance of a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00. Students who fail to maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.00 will be dropped from the Criminal Justice program and may reapply once the cumulative GPA returns to a 2.00.


The Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice is granted by Presentation College to those candidates who have completed the 120-credit requirement as described in the curriculum plan and who have met all degree requirements of Presentation College. A cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher is required to graduate from the program.