Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Faculty:

  Eugene Matthews, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice 
  B.S., Upper Iowa University;  M.A., Ph.D. Candidate, Webster University
 (573) 681-5149 
matthewse@lincolnu.edu
 Founders Hall 314

 

  Terry Moore, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice 
  B.S., Lincoln University;  M.P.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
  (573) 681-5228
  mooret@lincolnu.edu
  Founders Hall 316

 

 

Criminal Justice B.S.
Lincoln University offers a Bachelor of Science major in Criminal Justice Administration with possible emphasis in Law Enforcement, Corrections, Research, or Courts. 

Required Courses:
Major: B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration with a general emphasis:
A minimum grade of ā€•Cā€– in CJ 201, CJ 211, CJ 310, CJ 320, CJ 330, CJ 340, and SOC 405; 21 hours from any other CJ, LE or COR course; or HIS 415, PSC 310, PSC 430, PSY 404, SOC 303, SOC 402, SOC 403, and SOC 406. In addition, the student must complete with a minimum grade of ā€•Cā€– 3 hours from any ethnic perspective course including ANT 311, ANT 411, BS 200, HIS 203, HIS 402, HIS 403, MUS 205, PHI 208, PSC 350, SOC 302, or SOC 306; and 3 hours of any 400-level behavioral elective not previously completed, from the disciplines of psychology, political science, sociology, anthropology, or economics.
For a Law Enforcement emphasis include LE 410, LE 420, LE 430, and CJ 421; LE 450 and LE 451 or CJ 460; and 6 hours from CJ 308, CJ 351, CJ 475, CJ 480, CJ 485, HIS 415, PSC 310, PSC 430, PSY 404, SOC 303, SOC 402, SOC 403, and SOC 406.
For a Corrections emphasis include COR 415,COR 425, and COR 435; COR 455 and COR 456 or CJ 460; SW 401 or SW 402; and 6 hours from CJ 308, CJ 351, CJ 421, CJ 475, CJ 480, CJ 485, SW 201, SW 301, HIS 415, SOC 303, SOC 402, SOC 403, SOC 406, PSC 310, and PSY 404.
For a Research emphasis, include SS 451, SS 452, HIS 485, and CJ 485; PSY 208, SOC 415 or SOC 453; and 6 hours from CJ 351, PSC 420, PSC 440, PSC 450, HIS 476, ANT 410, SOC 401 and SOC 404.
For a Courts emphasis include PSC 430, CJ 475, SOC 406, PSC 310, BAD 275 or BAD 412, and CJ 308 or PHI 304; and 6 hours from CJ 351, CJ 480, CJ 485, HIS 415, PSY 404, SOC 303, SOC 402, and SOC 403.

It is strongly recommended that all Criminal Justice majors consider a minor in another area of at least 18 hours.

Criminal Justice A.A.
Lincoln University offers an an Associate of Arts (A.A.) with a major in Criminal Justice Administration.

Required Courses: A minimum grade of "C" in CJ 201, 211, 310, 320, 330, and 340; SOC 405. Additional requirements include 3 hours of ethnic perspective. Ethnic perspective courses include CJ 351, HIS 203, 402, 403, PSC 350, SOC 302, and 306.

Criminal Justice Minor
Lincoln University offers a minor in Criminal Justice Administration. 

Required Courses: A minimum grade of "C" in CJ 201, 211, 310, 320, 330, 340 and SOC 405. Additional requirements include 3 hours of ethnic perspective. Ethnic perspective courses include CJ 351, HIS 203, 402, 403, PSC 350, SOC 302, and 306.