This program is designed for Criminal Justice students who have an interest in law school or a law-related career.  Courses will introduce students to a variety of practice areas while honing the same skills and knowledge as the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice but with an emphasis on the discipline and practice of developing and adjudicating law. Through additional courses in business, management, political science, and law, this concentration will provide a sound foundation for further legal education and subsequent careers.  It will help students to develop the important analytical skills and personal values necessary for a law-related career.

Criminal Justice - Law Online Degree Program

The Criminal Justice - Law degree program is available online. Online programs have the same content and curriculum as traditional on-campus programs. All coursework, including lectures, assignments, and exams, is available through the Canvas online learning system.

Online programs are asynchronous, which means there are no specific times you must be online. Professors and other instructors are available during virtual “office hours” for discussion. The programs are designed to allow you to focus on two courses in eight-week terms.

As an online student, you may be eligible to transfer credits from other accredited colleges. Learn more about our online program admission requirements.

Related Occupations

In addition to all career opportunities afforded students with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, the law concentration better prepares graduates for admission to law school.

Fast Facts

  • The Department of Criminal Justice boasts one of the largest enrollments of Limestone University's student body.
  • The faculty of the Department of Criminal Justice at Limestone University have more than 100 years of combined practical and academic experience.
  • The Department of Criminal Justice is home to the Eta Chi chapter of the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma.
  • There are more than 30 unique career opportunities available to pursue within the criminal justice professional discipline.

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Requirement Notes

  1. Limestone's required Competency & General Education courses
  2. A total of 120 credit hours
  3. The required courses listed below (33 credit hours)
  4. Additional Legal Courses choosing from LG315, LG316, LG317, LG340, or LG490 (9 credit hours)
  5. Additional Criminal Justice elective courses at the 300 level or higher (12 credit hours)
  6. Additional elective courses in Business Administration, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Social Work (9 credit hours)

* This major includes one AWE course (3 credit hours)

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