Quick Facts

Deadline: May 1

Classes Begin: June 11

Credit Hours: 120

Delivery: Online**

**Onsite courses are offered, but it depends on location enrollment.

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*Note: Availability of onsite courses depends on the number of students
enrolled at each location.


The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is a degree program that consists of three curriculum areas:

  • General education 
  • Free electives 
  • Major Core
    • Major Core
    • Area of Concentration - Homeland Security, Restorative Justice, Administrative Leadership, or Investigations and Intelligence Analysis

Together, the State Regents of Oklahoma and the University of Oklahoma require a minimum of the following to receive an undergraduate degree:

  • 120 hours 
  • 60 hours from a baccalaureate (four-year) institution
  • 40 hours must upper-division coursework
  • 30 hours must be earned from OU Extended Campus
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 or higher 

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