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    Jul 14, 2024  
Missouri Baptist University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
Missouri Baptist University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, BA

CIP Code: 43.0104



Major Requirements

Students must complete the following 36 hours of core requirements, and 6 hours of selected electives to total 42 hours.


For students who have not attended a POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) certified Police Academy.


6 hours upper division from other Criminal Justice (CRJS, CRCO, CRPO, or CRPS) courses


For students who have attained 700 plus hours of training and graduated from a POST certified Police Academy and who are certified as police officers.

Core Curriculum*:

Total: 27 Hours

Major Courses:

For students who have graduated and attained 700 plus hours of training from a POST certified Police Academy and are certified as police officers, credit toward the major may be accepted as follows:

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Total Transfer Credit Accepted: 16 Hours

Track III

Online Criminal Justice Program (See the Adult Learning Program section of this catalog)


* Documented training and/or credit for prior learning may also be considered to determine the award of advanced credit hours. The awards will be granted only after a student has completed 6 hours of coursework at Missouri Baptist University, 3 of which must be within Criminal Justice. Review the “Advanced Standing Process” noted in the current catalog to petition for prior learning credit.

POST Certified Law Enforcement Academy training less than 700 hours will be reviewed on a case- by- case basis.

Total: 42 Hours