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Bachelor's Degree Program in Criminal Justice

S0120 - 120 Credits


The Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice prepares students for leadership roles in local, state, and federal law enforcement, probation, corrections, juvenile justice, and private companies providing security services. This program is housed at the IRSC Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex, one of the most comprehensive public safety training facilities in the United States. You will understand the causes and responses to crime so that you will excel in a criminal justice career or in graduate school.

Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice are:

  1. Students must successfully complete 120 credit hours of college-level courses in the degree program, including the lower-division Associate Degree and 42 hours of specified Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice coursework.

  2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but excluding college preparatory courses) in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

Refer to General Education Requirements for additional requirements.