BSc - Criminal Justice

California State University, Long Beach
United States
Bachelor's Degree
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4 years
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Entry Requirements

All undergraduate applicants whose native language is not English and who have not attended schools at the secondary level or above for at least three years full time where English is the principal language of instruction must present a minimum score (Paper: 500, iBT: 61) unless the applicant:

  • has proof of at least three years attendance at a secondary level educational institution in a country where English was the principal language of instruction.* CSULB interprets "where English was the principal language of instruction" to mean that a school is located in a country where English is the native language (the daily medium of communication of the majority of residents is English), and that the students receive academic instruction in all subjects (except foreign language courses) at all levels of education in English, or
  • completed at least 60 transferable units from accredited U.S. community colleges and/or universities and earned a grade of A, B, or C in English 100 or its equivalent*, or
  • successfully completed Level 4 of CSULB's American Language Institute's Intensive English Language Program.*
  • presents a minimum score of 6.0 or higher on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • presents a minimum score of 43 on the Pearson Test of English.
  • presents a minimum score of Pre-1 on the EIkEN Test.


  • Criminal Justice and Society 
  • Justice Research, Writing, and Reasoning 
  • Criminal Courts and Judicial Processes 
  • Policing 
  • Corrections: Theory, Policy, and Practice 
  • Criminological Theory 
  • Criminal Justice Research Methods 
  • Statistics for Criminal Justice 
  • Criminal Justice Ethics, Values, and Diversity 
  • Substantive Criminal Law 
  • Constitutional Criminal Procedure 
  • Victimology 
  • Crime and Inequality 
  • Comparative Criminal Justice and Transnational Crime 
  • Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Criminal Justice 
  • Crime Analysis   
  • Delinquency and the Juvenile Justice System 
  • White Collar Crime 
  • Serial Killers & Psychopaths: The Psychology of the Criminal Mind 
  • Police Administration 
  • Criminal Investigation 
  • Legal Aspects of Corrections 
  • Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections 
  • Correctional Environments 
  • Criminal Evidence and Trials 
  • Criminalistics: Forensic Science 
  • and the Crime Laboratory 
  • Investigating High-Tech Crimes 
  • Forensic Psychology and the Criminal Justice System 
  • Forensic Pathology: 
  • The Medical-Legal Investigation of Death 
  • Criminal Justice Response to Domestic Violence 
  • Substance Abuse and the Criminal Justice System 
  • Sex, Sexuality, Crime, and Punishment 
  • Qualitative Approaches to Criminal Justice Research    
  • Advanced Special Topics in 
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice     
  • Internship
  • Independent Study
  • Principles of Sociology 
  • General Psychology 
  • Abnormal Psychology  
  • Introduction to American Government 
  • Critical Reasoning 
  • Family Stress & Coping
  • Law and Literature in the Classical World 
  • The Urban Scene
  • Law and Civilization
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Liberty & Justice: Race, Ethnicity, & Gender in American Law 
  • Psychology of Contemporary Social Issues
  • Crime and Punishment in Literature 
  • Social Psychology

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