First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (Harper College)

  • ENG 101 (Composition I) 3 credits
  • MATH Elective^ (See Mathematics Note Below) 3 credits
  • LEJ 101~(Introduction to Criminal Justice) 3 credits
  • LEJ 116~ (Forensics I) 3 credits
  • SOC 101 (Introduction to Sociology) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Harper College)

  • SPE 101 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication) 3 credits
  • LEJ 201~ (Criminal Law) 3 credits
  • LEJ 205~ (Juvenile Justice) 3 credits
  • PHIL 101 (Critical Thinking) 3 credits
  • PSY 101 (Introduction to Psychology) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (Harper College)

  • LEJ 104~ (Corrections) 3 credits
  • LEJ 216 (Investigative Process) 3 credits
  • LEJ 135^ (Patrol Procedures) 3 credits
  • LEJ 210~ (Criminology) 3 credits
  • LEJ 214 (Community Policing) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Harper College)

  • LEJ 200~ (Leadership & Ethics for Law Enforcement) 3 credits
  • LEJ 202~ (Criminal Procedures) 3 credits
  • LEJ 230~ (Organized Crime) 3 credits
  • Elective (EMG, KIN, LEJ - see degree requirements) 3 credits
  • Elective (EMG, KIN, LEJ - see degree requirements) 3 credits

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • MATH 110 (Quantitative Literacy) 3 credits
  • ENG 102~ (English Composition II) 3 credits
  • Social Science 3 credits
  • CORE Experiential Learning (See RU Advisor) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • CJL 305~ (Research Methods) 3 credits
  • Science (One Biological Science  One Physical Science - one must have a Lab) 3-4 credits
  • CJL 310~ (Ethics in Criminal Justice) 3 credits
  • Humanities 3 credits
  • Elective (General electives to fulfill 120 semester hours) 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • CJL Elective (CJL 300 level elective) 3 credits
  • Science (One Biological Science  One Physical Science - one must have a Lab) 3-4 credits
  • CJL 330~ (Criminal Justice & the Constitution) 3 credits
  • CJL 355~ (Crime in America) 3 credits
  • PADM 402 (Issues/Development & Implementation of Public Policy) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • CJL 390~ (Senior Seminar) 3 credits
  • CJL Elective (CJL 300 level Elective) 3 credits
  • PADM 407 (Data Analysis) 3 credits
  • PADM 411 (Poverty Policy) 3 credits

Fifth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • PADM 400 (Public Service in the US) 3 credits
  • PADM 420 (Public Sector, Social Justice and Comm Org) 3 credits
  • PADM 405 (Public Budget & Financial Management) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • PADM 401 (Management Practices for Public Sector) 3 credits
  • PADM 497 (Capstone Course in Public Administration) 3 credits
  • PADM 404 (Human Resource Management) 3 credits

Summer SEMESTER (Roosevelt University)

  • PADM 419 (Strategic Plan for Public Administration) 3 credits
  • PADM Elective (GOVT Concentration Course) 3 credits
  • PADM Elective 3 credits 

*TRS 101 -Transfer Success Course (waived with transfer of 90 credit hours or more)

^=Not transferable to Roosevelt University 

~=Grade of C or better required

*CORE Experiential Learning Requirement - Determined by Major, See RU advisor