Major Snapshot: Criminal Justice

Sample Schedule

Below is an example of what your first year online might look like. At Houghton, we connect you with an advisor that can help design a personalized plan, tailored to your interests and your schedule, that will lead you to success.

1

Spring (Module 1)

Introduction to Criminal Justice
Conflict Management

2

Spring (Module 2)

Child Psychopathology
Biblical Literature

3

Summer (Module 1)

Student Success Seminar
Writing in the Liberal Arts

4

Summer (Module 2)

Introduction to Christianity
Science and Society

5

Fall (Module 1)

Humanities I
Introduction to Sociology

6

Fall (Module 2)

Interpersonal Communication
Organizational Ethics

Degree Requirements

Core courses and electives are paired with Houghton's general education courses, a broad foundation setting you up for success in your career.

Core Requirements

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Student Success Seminar
  • Statistics
  • Experimental Methods
  • Organizational Ethics
  • Senior Capstone Seminar

Criminal Justice Electives (choose 6 courses)

  • Internship in Criminal Justice
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Conflict Management
  • Social Psychology
  • Child Psychopathology
  • Introduction to Public Policy
  • Criminology
  • Correction, Probation, and Restorative Justice