Criminal Justice Leadership Concentration

Admission Requirements:

The preferred pathway to the Criminal Justice Leadership concentration is the Associate in Science (AS) in Criminal Justice Technology or a related field from a regionally accredited institution and a minimum grade point average of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale is required. See Admission Requirements for BAS in Strategic Leadership. Students wishing to enter the Criminal Justice Leadership concentration with an Associate in Arts (AA) or another AS degree should contact the Program Manager for further information.

The charts below represent the course pathway for students with the AS in Criminal Justice Technology.

General Education Courses (36 credits)

ENC 1101College Composition I

3 Credits

 

ENC 1102Composition: Literature

3 Credits

OR

ENC 2210Technical & Professional Writing

3 Credits

 

SPC 2608Public Speaking

3 Credits

See Choices Humanities State Core

3 Credits

See Choices Select a Writing Emphasis course from Area II: Humanities

3 Credits

See Choices Select from Area III: Social & Behavioral Sciences

3 Credits

PSY 2012Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

See Choices Select from Area IV: Mathematics

3 Credits

STA 2023Elementary Statistics I

3 Credits

See Choices Select a State Core Course from Area V: Natural Sciences

3 Credits

See Choices Select a State Core Course from Area V: Natural Sciences

3 Credits

See Choices Select from Area VI: Personal Growth and Development

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:36

Lower Division Criminal Justice Courses (36 credits)

CCJ 1001Introduction to Criminology

3 Credits

CCJ 1020Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 Credits

CCJ 2358Criminal Justice Report Writing

3 Credits

CJC 1000Introduction to Corrections

3 Credits

CJE 1002Introduction to Law Enforcement

3 Credits

CJE 2006Police and Society

3 Credits

CJE 2331Ethics in Criminal Justice

3 Credits

CJE 2500Police Operations

3 Credits

CJE 2600Criminal Investigation

3 Credits

CJL 2100Criminal Law

3 Credits

CJL 2102Criminal Procedure & Evidence

3 Credits

CGS 1100Business Computer Applications

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:36

Strategic Leadership, Criminal Justice Leadership Program Upper-Division Courses (48 credits)

Criminal Justice Leadership Core Courses (3000 - 4000 level) (30 credits)

MAN 3240Organizational Behavior

3 Credits

GEB 3213Advanced Business Communications

3 Credits

GEB 3452Legal & Ethical Environment of Business

3 Credits

ACG 3024Accounting for Managers

3 Credits

MAR 3802Marketing for Managers

3 Credits

MAN 3353Management Theory & Applications

3 Credits

FIN 3400Financial Management

3 Credits

MAN 4301Human Resource Management

3 Credits

MAN 4720Strategic Management

3 Credits

MAN 4900Organizational Management Capstone

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:30
Students who enter the program with a C or higher in both ACG 2021/ ACG 2022 and ACG 2071 may select an additional OM Elective course in place of ACG 3024.

Criminal Justice Leadership Concentration Courses (9 credits)

Select 3 of the following courses

CCJ 3627Management Response to Special Offenders

3 Credits

CCJ 3032Strategic Communications Practices for Crime and the Media

3 Credits

CCJ 3681Leadership Challenges in Domestic Violence

3 Credits

CCJ 3661Risk Management of Terrorism and Violence

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:9
 

Criminal Justice Leadership Elective Courses (9 credits)

Select 3 of the following courses
ISM 3011Introduction to Information Systems Management

3 Credits

GEB 4525Organizational Development

3 Credits

CCJ 3661Risk Management of Terrorism and Violence

3 Credits

CCJ 3681Leadership Challenges in Domestic Violence

3 Credits

CCJ 3032Strategic Communications Practices for Crime and the Media

3 Credits

CCJ 3627Management Response to Special Offenders

3 Credits

Any 3000 or 4000 CCJ, CJC, CJE, CJL course not already required. 3

Total Credit Hours:9

Foreign Language Competence Requirement:

In addition to the specified course requirements, baccalaureate degree seeking students must meet the State of Florida's foreign language and civics literacy requirements prior to graduation. See Graduation Requirements for BAS in Strategic Leadership.

For information about career options with this major, contact Careers@lssc.edu or 352-323-3603. 

Baccalaureate Academic Advisor
Melissa Villafañe Office: LE - SSB 126
villafam@lssc.edu
352-435-5034
Career Development Services
Careers@lssc.edu 352-323-3603