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Loyola University Chicago

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Business Communication

The Bachelor's of Arts in Criminal Justice will prepare you to work in fields addressing the effects of criminality on individuals, communities, and society.

I. Criminal Justice Major Courses: 36 credit hours

  • CJC 101 The Criminal Justice System
  • CJC 201 Theories of Criminal Behavior
  • CJC 202 Criminal Courts
  • CJC 203 Policing
  • CJC 204 Corrections
  • CJC 205 Research Methods

   Select one of the following courses: 3 credit hours

  • CJC 322 Criminal Law
  • CJC 323 Criminal Procedure

   Select one of the following courses: 3 credit hours    

  • CJC 390 Capstone Experience Internship
  • CJC 399 Capstone Course

  Four CJC Electives: 12 credit hours

II. SCPS Requirements: 6 credit hours

  • CPST 200 Introduction to Degree Completion
  • CPST 201 Professional Identity and Development
  • CPST 397 Capstone

III. Concentration

Students may choose one of the following concentrations:

III. Business Communication Concentration: 18 credit hours

  • COMM 103: Business and Professional Speaking
  • COMM 200: Communication & New Media
  • COMM 210: Principles of Public Relations
  • COMM 231: Conflict Management and Communication
  • COMM 268: Persuasion
  • COMM 277: Organizational Communication

IV. University Core Requirements

What are employers looking for? Employers say they are looking for a demonstrated capacity in these areas:

  • think critically
  • communicate clearly
  • solve complex problems
  • ethical judgment and integrity
  • intercultural skills
  • the capacity for continued new learning
  • written and oral communication
  • applied knowledge in real-world settings
  • broad knowledge in the liberal arts and sciences

In the University Core you will further develop your skills. Learn more about University Core Requirements.

V. Electives

A total of 120 credits are required for the degree at Loyola University Chicago. Sources of the remaining credits can include courses offered in the SCPS 8-week session schedule or the 16-week semester schedule. Transfer credits (not already used in the major, concentration, or University Core), Prior Learning Assessment, CLEP, DSST, or ACE-evaluated credits (such as your military transcript) can all used to fulfill the remaining elective credit requirements that get you to 120 credits, subject to residency and other requirements.

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School of Continuing and Professional Studies · 820 North Michigan Avenue, Lewis Towers 401, Chicago, IL 60611 · 312.915.6501
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