Bachelor's Degree in Public Safety and Security Courses
Public Safety curriculum
In addition to major core requirements, all students enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs must complete a minimum of 40 credits in general education courses.
General Education Requirements - 40 credits
General Education Core Requirements - 28 credits
|ENG 101||English Composition||3|
|BUS 212||Grant Writing||3|
|COM 1XX||Communications Elective OR|
|COM 101||Public Speaking||3|
|MATH 135||Viewing Life Mathematics||3|
|SCI 1XX||Science w/lab (SCI)||4|
|PSY 112||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|PHIL 103||Ethical and Legal Issues OR|
|PHIL 105||Ethics, Values, and Cultural Competence in Practice OR|
|HSM 105||Contemporary Ethical Perspectives||3|
|General Education Electives||6|
Programmatic General Education Requirements - 12 credits
|STAT 167||Principles of Statistics||3|
|ENG 3XX||English Elective||3|
Public Safety Major Core Requirements - 42 credits
Criminal Justice Concentration Requirements - 24 credits
|CJS 101||Introduction to Criminal Justice and the Law||3|
|CJS 112||Criminal Procedures||3|
|CJS 140||Introduction to Corrections||3|
|CJS/ HSM 106||Investigative Report Writing||3|
|CJS 210||Criminal Law||3|
|CJS 243||Juvenile Justice in America||3|
Public Safety and Security Upper Division core Requirements - 18 credits
|PSS 360||Risk Reduction through Environmental Design||3|
|PSY 350||Cross-Cultural Psychology||3|
|PSY 420||Research Methods||3|
|PSS 350||Multiculturalism in Public Safety and Security||3|
|PSS 450||Public Policy Analysis||3|
|PSS 490||Capstone: Seminar in Public Safety and Security||3|
Directed Electives - 15 credits
Open Electives - 24 credits
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Course sections noted with an 'H' are delivered in a hybrid format (a combination of on-campus and online learning).
Course sections noted with an 'O' are delivered in an online format.
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