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Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice/Homeland Security Curriculum


Program Credits
Core and Major Education 103
Restricted Electives 6
Free Electives 6
Humanities/Social Science Electives 6
Total 121

Florida Tech’s BA in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Homeland Security degree program provides you with a solid foundation in the field of criminal justice, with an emphasis on homeland security classes, through a selection of online criminal justice courses from the legal system, research methods, and theories of criminal behavior, law enforcement systems, and crime analysis. Below is a complete listing of Florida Tech’s BA Criminal Justice Homeland Security courses, programs and college credits.

BA Criminal Justice / Homeland Security Courses

Program Core and Major Education Credits
ASC 1006 Mastering eLearning
Requirement for all Florida Tech University Online students
1
  Computers (choose one) 3
  Composition (Dependent on Placement Test Score) 3
WRI 1001 Writing 2
Requirement: Scores less than 30 on placement test and prerequisite course (WRI 1000)
 
COM 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
Requirement: Scores greater than 30 on placement test
 
COM 1102 Writing About Literature
Prerequisite: COM 1101
3
  Communications (choose one 2000-level or higher communications course) 3
COM 2223 Scientific & Technical Communications
(Recommended)
 
COM 2224 Business and Professional Writing  
CRM 1000 Introduction to Criminal
Justice

Requirement: Computer Literacy is Mandatory
3
CRM 1246 Introduction to Law and the Legal System
Prerequisite: CRM 1000; may be taken with CRM 1000
3
CRM 2244 Substantive Criminal Law
Prerequisite: CRM 1246
3
CRM 2702 Criminal Investigation
Prerequisite: CRM 1000
3
CRM 3104 Law Enforcement Systems
Prerequisite: EST 2703
3
CRM 3150 Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Homeland Security
Prerequisite: PSY 3012
3
CRM 3507 Community Policing
Prerequisite: CRM 3104
3
CRM 3610 Criminal Justice and the Media
Prerequisite: CRM 1000, PSY 2510
3
CRM 3901 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
Prerequisite: CRM 3104
3
CRM 4108 Police Organizations and Administration
Prerequisite: CRM 3507, CRM 3150
3
CRM 4712 Criminal Justice Ethics
Requirement: Fourth-year standing
Prerequisite: CRM 3150
3
CRM 4990 Problem Solving in Criminal Justice 3
HSC 1000 Introduction to Homeland Security 3
HSC 2011 Introduction to Terrorism
Prerequisite: HSC 1000, PSY 2510
3
HSC 2204 Emergency Preparedness
Prerequisite: HSC 1000, PSY 2510
3
HSC 3122 Transportation and Border Security
Prerequisite: HSC 1000, PSY 2510
3
HSC 3230 Planning for Homeland Security
Prerequisite: HSC 1000, PSY 2510
3
HSC 4410 Critical Infrastructure Protection
Prerequisite: CRM 3150, HSC 3230
3
HSC 4450 The Intelligence Process
Prerequisite: CRM 1000, CRM 3104
3
EST 2703 Statistics
Prerequisite: MTH 1701 or higher
3
HUM 2051 Civilization 1: Ancient Through Medieval
Prerequisite: COM 1102
3
    Humanities Core Course Elective (Choose One) 3
HUM 2052 Civilization 2: Renaissance Through Modern
Prerequisite: COM 1102
 
HUM 2226 Survey of World Literature 2
Prerequisite: COM 1102 
 
MTH 1701 College Algebra
Requirement: Passing grade on the placement test or prerequisite course (MTH 0111)
3
PSF 3551 Integrated Theories of Crime
Prerequisite: PSY 3100, 3rd year standing
3
PSY 1411 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 2510 Research and Computer Literacy
Prerequisite: COM 1001/COM 1101
3
PSY 3012 Research Methods in Applied Psychology
Prerequisite: EST 2703
3
PSY 3100 Law and Psychology
Prerequisite: PSY 3012
3
PSY 3541 Psychology of Leadership
Requirement: Third-year standing
Prerequisite: PSY 1411
3
  Physical/Life Sciences 6
EDS 1021 General Physical Science  
EDS 1022 General Biological Science  
Total Core and Major Education Credits 103

 

Program Humanities/Social Science Electives Credits
  Humanities (choose one) 3
HUM 1015 Mythology  
HUM 1020 Art Appreciation  
HUM 1021 Integrated Arts  
HUM 1023 Philosophy of Human Nature  
HUM 1024 Religions of the World 1: Western Religions
(Recommended)
 
HUM 3275 Contemporary Literature
Prerequisites: HUM 2051
 
  Social Science (choose one) 3
SOC 1101 Human Behavior Perspectives  
SOC 1102 Global Perspectives (recommended)  
Total Humanities/Social Science Electives 6

 

Program Restricted Electives Credits
  Restricted Electives (choose two) 6
CRM 3407 White Collar Crime
Prerequisite: CRM 2702, CRM 3150
 
CRM 3511 Introduction to Crime Analysis
Prerequisites: CRM 2702, CRM 3150
 
CRM 4810 Serial Killers
Requirement: Fourth-year standing
Prerequisite: CRM 2702, CRM 3150
 
CRM 4830 Organized Crime
Requirement: Fourth-year standing
Prerequisite: CRM 2702, CRM 3150
 
CRM 4820 Violent Crime
Requirement: Fourth-year standing
Prerequisite: CRM 2702, CRM 3150
 
HSC 4104 Risk Assessment, Response, and Recovery for Homeland Security
Prerequisite: CRM 3150, HSC 3230
 
HSC 4230 Domestic Terrorism
Prerequisite: CRM 3150, HSC 3230
 
HSC 4510 Intelligence Analysis
Prerequisite: CRM 3150, HSC 4450
 
PSY 3101 Psychology of Disaster
Prerequisite: PSY 1411, PSY 3012
 
PSY 4106 Crisis & Conflict Resolution
Requirement: Fourth-year standing
Prerequisite: CRM 3012/PSY 3012
 
Total Restricted Elective Credits 6
Program Free Electives Credits
  Choose any two three-credit courses that have not already been applied to the degree 6
Total Free Elective Credits 6

All courses are subject to change. Please consult the official Florida Institute of Technology catalog for the most current information.