The Department of Criminal Justice offers a wide variety of courses to satisfy various student needs. A criminal justice major is broadly educated and also provided with courses that directly apply to careers in law enforcement and the justice system.
Students majoring in criminal justice take classes with a particular focus on such topics as the nature and causes of crime and delinquency, the prison system, the courts, the police, the juvenile justice system, and the law.
Also offered are special topics such as terrorism, white-collar crime, jury decision making, and victims of crime. Course offerings are timely, relevant, and focused on how these topics affect Las Vegans and the state of Nevada.
Download the suggested four-year plan for a criminal justice major.
- CRJ 104 Research Requirement
Find out the research requirements for students enrolled in CRJ 104.
- Undergraduate Courses
Access a list of courses offered.
- Degree Requirements
Find out what the requirements are to major or minor in criminal justice.
- Independent Study
Learn how you can participate in an independent study.
Learn how you can get practical work experience.