Feb 28, 2024  
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog

Criminal Justice, B.A.

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The B.A. in Criminal Justice is a social science that major examines the causes and impacts of crime in society.  Graduates go on to careers in fields such as law enforcement, homeland security, probation and parole, and victim services.

University Studies Program

This degree requires that The University Studies Program 2015  requirements are met before graduation. Some of the courses required for this major fulfill USP requirements, but not all. Students should check their degree evaluations and consult with their assigned academic advisor to discuss their specific course plan.

Arts & Sciences College Core

Supporting Courses

Students much complete one three credit hour course from the list below; or 1 additional course from Criminal Justice Core.  Must be completed with a grade of C or better. 

Foreign Language

Students are required to complete two semesters of the same foreign language with a grade of C or better.  Two semesters of American Sign Language (SPPA 2110  & SPPA 2120 ) will fulfill this requirement.


Students are required to complete STAT 2050  or STAT 2070  or SOC 2070  with a grade of C or better. 

In Addition

Upper division course work that was completed more than ten years prior to graduation will not meet major requirements.

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