Credit Distribution

I. General Education Featured Courses (45 Credits)

TESU Featured Courses are listed as a guide. Other courses may satisfy the areas and can be viewed on our website under General Education Courses.  For more information see About Our General Education Program.  To plan your program please contact an academic advisor.

A. Intellectual and Practical Skills (15 Credits)

ENC-101 English Composition I3
ENC-102 English Composition II3
COM-209 Public Speaking3
MAT-105 Applied Liberal Arts Mathematics3
SOS-110 Critical Information Literacy3
For all TESU course options that will satisfy this area of the degree, go to Intellectual and Practical Skills.

B. Civic and Global Leadership (9 Credits)

SOC-101 Introduction to Sociology3
ETH-220 Leading the Way: A Path Towards Ethical Leadership3
POS-110 American Government3
For additional TESU course options that will satisfy this area of the degree, go to Civic and Global Leadership.

C. Knowledge of Human Cultures (15 Credits)

SOC-210 Marriage and the Family3
HIS-113 American History I3
FIL-110 American Cinema3

Select two featured courses from the list below

SOC-291 Criminology3
HIS-114 American History II3
HIS-121 Introduction to World History I3
HUM-103 Introduction to the Humanities III: Music3
PHI-130 Introduction to Critical Reasoning3
For additional TESU course options that will satisfy this area of the degree, go to Knowledge of Human Cultures.

D. Scientific Knowledge (6 Credits)

EAS-101 General Earth Science3
BIO-208 The Science of Nutrition3
For additional TESU course options that will satisfy this area of the degree, go to Scientific Knowledge.

II. Area of Study (45 Credits)

A. Required Courses (24 Credits)

AOJ-102 Introduction to Criminal Justice3
SOC-291 Criminology3
AOJ-101 Introduction to Law Enforcement3
AOJ-358 Courts and Criminal Procedures3
AOJ-111 Introduction to Corrections3
AOJ-363 American Juvenile Justice System3
SOS-492 Research Methods in Social Sciences3
PHI-383 Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice3

B. Criminal Justice Electives 9 credits select three of the following

SOC-242 Juvenile Delinquency3
SOC-384 Gangs3
AOJ-303 White-Collar Crime3
AOJ-280 Forensic Science3
SOS-440 Terrorism3
HLS-355 Critical Thinking for Homeland Security3
HLS-410 Counterterrorism: Constitutional and Legislative Issues3
HLS-420 Homeland Security: Preparedness, Prevention, and Deterrence3
HLS-429 Protecting the Homeland: Response and Recovery3

C. Sociology Electives (9 Credits)

-Sociology Electives9
Complete 9 credits in the Sociology area.

D. Capstone (3 Credits)

LIB-495 Liberal Arts Capstone3

III. Electives (30 Credits)

For TESU course options, go to Elective Courses.

TESU accepts credits in transfer from accredited institutions as well as non-collegiate providers. View information and resources on where you may find additional learning experiences.

Total Credit Hours: 120