Required Core Courses (15 credit hours):

Course/No.
Course Title
Site
Rotation
CJUS 201
Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Online
Every Fall
Every Semester
CJUS/SOC 351
Criminology (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Online
Every Fall (SDSU)
Every Fall
CJUS/POLS 205
Introduction to Research Methods (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Spring Even Years
CJUS 431
Criminal Law (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Fall Odd Years
CJUS 433
Criminal Procedure (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Online
Every Fall (SDSU)
Spring Even Years
CJUS 489 Capstone TBA
TBA

Criminal Justice Elective Courses (15 credit hours required):

Course/No.
Course Title
Site
Rotation
CJUS 203
Policing in a Free Society (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Fall Even Years
CJUS 334
Criminal Investigation (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Fall Odd Years,
Every Summer
CJUS 335
Forensic Science* (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
TBA
CJUS 411
Trial and Evidence (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
TBA
 CJUS 412
Criminal Prosecution and Defense (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Fall Even Years
CJUS 426
Advanced Policing Issues (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
TBA
CJUS 436
Juvenile Justice (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Spring Odd Years
CJUS 452
Prisons & Penology (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Fall Odd Years

 *Prerequisites for CJUS 335: BIOL 161, PHYS 111, CHEM 106 or instructor permission

Students must also complete the University of South Dakota Institutional Graduation Requirements and University and College of Arts & Sciences general education requirements.

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Program Total: 120 credit hours

For more information about USD's Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program offered at University Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., visit SDUniversityCenter.org or contact University Center at 605-367-5640 or by e-mail at info@sduniversitycenter.org.