• Public Safety

    Students must select courses from a minimum of three areas of concentration and complete a minimum of 57 semester hours from courses listed below. Students must also complete the College of Liberal Arts basic curriculum, complete a minimum total of 120 semester hours (one-third of which are 300-400 level) and maintain a 2.0 in the basic curriculum and in the selected areas of study in order to meet graduation requirements. In addition, up to 42 hours of experiential or technical credit may be transferred into the program if approved by the advisor and Dean. The major is a comprehensive degree program and does not require a minor.
  • I. Written Composition: 6 hours
    A. Six semester hours from one of the following sequences:

    • EH 101. Written English I (3)
    • EH 102. Written English II (3)
      OR
    • EH 103. Honors English I (3)
    • EH 104. Honors English II (3)


    II. Humanities and Fine Arts: 15 hours
    A. Six semester hours from one of the following sequences:

    • EH 221. British Literature I (3)
    • EH 222. British Literature II (3)

    • EH 231. American Literature I (3)
    • EH 232. American Literature II (3)

    • EH 213. Honors Literature I (3)
    • EH 214. Honors Literature II (3)

      OR

      Choose one of the following:
    • EH 221. British Literature I (3)
    • EH 222. British Literature II (3)
    • EH 231. American Literature I (3)
    • EH 232. American Literature II (3)
      AND 
    • SP 102. Introductory Spanish II (3) (or higher)
      OR
      FR 102. Introductory French II (3) (or higher)

      OR

      Choose one of the following:
    • EH 221. British Literature I (3)
    • EH 222. British Literature II (3)
    • EH 231. American Literature I (3)
    • EH 232. American Literature II (3)
    • EH 213. Honors Literature I (3)
    • EH 214. Honors Literature II (3)
      AND
    • PL 100. An Introduction to Philosophy: Humans and Society (3)


    Note(s):  Students majoring in English and English Language Arts must complete this requirement with a literature sequence.

    B. Three semester hours from the following:

    • SH 100. Principles of Public Speaking (3)
    • SH 150. Professional Speaking (3)


    C. Six semester hours from the following:

    • AT 100. Introduction to Art (3)
    • TH 100. Introduction to Theatre (3)
    • MU 100. Introduction to Music (3)
      OR
      For Honors students, one of the three courses listed above
      AND
    • HR 100. Honors Forum (1)
    • HR 200. Honors Special Topics: Interdisciplinary (2)


    III. Natural Sciences and Mathematics: 15 hours

    A. Four semester hours from the following:

    • BY 101. Introductory Biology I (4)
    • BY 103. Honors Biology (4)


    B. Four semester hours from the following:

    • CH 101. Introductory General Chemistry (4)
    • CH 111. General Chemistry I (4)
    • EN 100. Introduction to Environmental Sciences (4)
    • ES 100. Introduction to Geology (4)
    • PH 101. Introduction to Physical Sciences (4)
    • PH 190. Astronomy (4)
    • PH 201. College Physics I (4)


    C. Four semester hours from the following not already completed from Section B:

    • BY 102. Introductory Biology II (4)
    • BY 231. Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
    • CH 101. Introductory General Chemistry (4)
    • CH 111. General Chemistry I (4)
    • EN 100. Introduction to Environmental Sciences (4)
    • ES 100. Introduction to Geology (4)
    • PH 101. Introduction to Physical Sciences (4)
    • PH 190. Astronomy (4)
    • PH 201. College Physics I (4)


    D. Three semester hours from the following:

    • MH 105. Finite Mathematics (3)
    • MH 113. Precalculus Algebra (3) 


    Note(s):* MH 113 required for Psychology and Sociology: Traditional Track majors

    IV. History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences: 12 hours
    A. Six semester hours from one of the following sequences:

    • HY 101. History of Western Civilization I (3)
    • HY 102. History of Western Civilization II (3)
      OR
    • HY 103. Honors Western Civilization (3)
    • HY 104. Honors Western Civilization II (3)
      OR
    • HY 211. American History I (3)
    • HY 212. American History II (3)


    B. Six semester hours from the following:

    • AN 100. Introduction to Anthropology (3)
    • EC 201. Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    • EC 202. Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
    • PS 110. American Government (3)
    • PY 100. General Psychology (3)
    • SY 100. Principles of Sociology (3)
      OR
      SY 110. Social Problems (3)


    Note(s):  General Social Science certification students must take PY 100. General Psychology (3), and SY 100. Principles of Sociology (3).

    V. UWA Experience: 2 hours
    A. Two semester hours from the following:

    • UWA 101. Freshman Seminar (2)
  • Public Safety Major:  57 hours (minimum)

    Select a minimum of three areas of concentration below

    Psychology: 12 hours
    • PY 320. Abnormal Psychology (3)
    • PY 330. Social Psychology (3)
    • PY 355. Learning and Motivation (3)
    • PY 412. Psychology of Emotion (3)

    Sociology: 12 hours
    • SY 110. Social Problems (3)
    • SY 312. Minority Relations (3)
    • SY 381. Introduction to Criminology (3)
    • SY 382. The Criminal Justice System (3)

    Criminal Justice: 12 hours
    • CJ 200. Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
    • CJ 221. Law Enforcement (3)
    • CJ 260. Corrections (3)
    • CJ 499. Criminal Justice Practicum (3)

    Political Science: 12 hours
    • PS 110. American Government (3)
    • PS 310. State and Local Government (3)
    • PS 313. Introduction to Law (3)
    • PS 316. Public Administration (3)

    Homeland Security: 18 hours
    • HS 200. Homeland Security (3)
    • HS 240. Emergency and Disaster Management (3)
    • HS 250. Current Events in Homeland Security (3)
    • HS 310. Terrorism (3)
    • HS 320. Intelligence Analysis (3)
    • HS 330. Border Security (3)

    Management: 21 hours
    • MG 300. Management (3)
    • MG 315. Project Management (3)
    • MG 390. Operations Management (3)
    • MG 391. Logistics (3)
    • MG 410. Leadership (3)
    • MG 450. Organizational Behavior (3)

    Computer Science: 30 hours
    • CS 280. Network Communication (3)
    • CS 300. Programming I (3)
    • CS 301. Programming II (3)
    • CS 305. Computerized Data Analysis (3)
    • CS 310. Ethics in CIS (3)
    • CS 340. Operating Systems (3)
    • CS 350. Internet Applications (3)
    • CS 370. Data Structures (3)
    • CS 390. Information Security (3)
    • CS 391. Cyber Security (3)