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B.A.
B.S.
Computer Science
3
3
  COSC 1301
Developing A Christian Mind       3       3
  DCM 2301    
English
12
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301 and/or 2302
Fine Arts
3
3
  FINE 1306
Foreign Language
6-14*
0
  *Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all first year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours).
History
6
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived
Mathematics
3-4
3-4
 

(B.A.) MATH 1301, 1303, 1307, or 1405
(B.S.) MATH 1303, 1307, or 1405

[eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].

Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
15
  One laboratory science (B.A.) or 15 semester hours of laboratory science (B.S.) selected from two or more areas of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
Religion
6-12
6-12
  RELI 1301, 1302, and six additional semester hours depending on semester hours transferred at time of initial enrollment
Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
6
6
  POLS 2301 American National Government required for all students. An additional 3 credit hours may be selected from  Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology
Criminal Justice Major
 
39-42
39-42
  For those students who have not attended college and taken criminal justice core courses, or who have not attended a certified Texas Law Enforcement Academy; requirements include:
 

CRJS 1301Crime in America
CRJS 1302Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJS 1310Police Systems and Practices
CRJS 1311Legal Aspects of Law Enforcement
CRJS 2304Fundamentals of Criminal Law
CRJS 2305The Courts and Criminal Procedure

CRJS 4320   CRJS Internship I (S-L) or CRJS 4620 CRJS            

               Internship II
CRJS 4301Ethics in Law Enforcement
CRJS 4307Criminology

CRJS 4308   Corrections
CRJS 4312Research Methods

  plus an additional 6 upper-level semester hours in criminal justice, political science, psychology, or sociology.
Electives 14-33  20-30
  Sufficient to complete 126-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level semester hours  
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
126
126

 

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0. 

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

 

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