The Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice online degree program is designed for students pursuing careers in law enforcement, corrections, and juvenile and adult courts. The criminal justice major will receive instruction in administration, criminal behavior, and a variety of correctional and criminal issues.
University Standard Core Courses (18-21 hours)
College Core Courses (14 hours)
Required Courses (15 hours)
Elective Courses (15 hours)
Students may be admitted to the program with a 2.25 GPA, completion of Composition I and Composition II, and a minimum of 12 hours at UALR. Students also may be provisionally admitted to the major and advised within the department before fully meeting requirements for admission to the program.
This degree program requires a minimum of 120 credit hours, including demonstration of intermediate-level second language proficiency. All course work leading to the Associate of Science degree in law enforcement may be credited toward this total.
All required courses are available in standard semester-length and accelerated formats. Requirements for the program may be completed in 4 years with 8 semesters of effort through the standard program or sooner if the student chooses accelerated courses.
See the Undergraduate Catalog for more details.
UA Little Rock is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, affiliated with the Electronic Campus of the Southern Regional Education Board, and designated as “doctoral/research intensive” by the Carnegie Foundation.
UA Little Rock also offers an accelerated Master of Science in Criminal Justice online degree program for graduate students. >>Learn more
UALR makes every effort to meet special accommodation and access needs. For information on specific accommodations for individuals with disabilities, you may contact the department sponsoring the class you wish to attend, call eLearning at 501.569.3003 or the Office of Disability Support Services at 501.569.3143. The Disability Support Services website, ualr.edu/disability/, provides information about the accommodation process and online forms to apply for services.
- Cost per credit hour: $280