Bachelor of Science in Intelligence and Crime Analysis
Upon successful completion of pre-major requirements, student’s major will be changed automatically from “Pre-ICA” to “ICA” status. Following formal entrance to the major, students must select a concentration: A) Geographic Information Systems; B) Cyber Security; C) Homeland Security. Then, students may proceed with upper-division courses.
Requirements to enter the B.S. in Intelligence and Crime Analysis
Complete General Education Categories A1, A2, A3 and B4 prior to taking the Pre-ICA requirements. Students in this degree program do not need to take a course in General Education category D Social Sciences Discipline Perspectives.
As prerequisite for acceptance into the B.S. in Intelligence and Crime Analysis, students must complete the following as a “Pre-ICA major.”
|CJUS 1101||Introduction to the Criminal Justice System||3|
|CJUS 1106||Criminal Investigations||3|
|CJUS 3350||Intelligence & Crime Analysis 1||3|
|CJUS 3470||Crime Prevention||3|
|IST 1110||Introduction to Information Technology||1.5|
The grade earned in each of the above courses must be no lower than a “C+” (2.3). The pre-major GPA must be no lower than a 2.3.
A student may enroll in a required course three times. If a student does not successfully complete the course after three enrollments, the student must change majors if the course is a required course. Students may appeal to the department academic standards committee.
The ICA B.S. is offered through the Criminal Justice Department. Criminal Justice is an impacted department with GPA entry requirements. The Criminal Justice Department will determine entry standards annually based on enrollments.
Requirements (78 units)
Total units required for graduation: 120
Requirements for the B.S. in Intelligence and Crime Analysis
|Completion of all Pre ICA Requirements||15|
|Upper Division Requirements (39)|
|Note: If possible, students are encouraged to complete 6 units of CJUS 5753. Six (6) units of internship, totaling 400 hours of practical work experience are required if students desire to obtain processional California Department of Justice, Crime Analysis certification in addition to the B.S.|
|CJUS 3311||Research Methods in Criminal Justice||3|
|CJUS 3312||Statistics in Criminal Justice||3|
|CJUS 3320||Theories of Crime and Delinquency||3|
|CJUS 5550||Intelligence & Crime Analysis 2||4|
|CJUS 5560||Crime Pattern Detection||4|
|CJUS 5570||Crime in Public Spaces||3|
|CJUS 5571||Social Network Analysis||4|
|SSCI 3060||Expository Writing for the Social Sciences||3|
|Six (6) units chosen from:||6|
|Internship in Criminal Justice|
|Note: Students opting for California Department of Justice Crime Analysis Certificate must complete six (6) units of CJUS 5753, for a total of 400 hours of internship activity.|
|Six (6) Elective Units, chosen from:||6|
|Police and Police Systems|
|White Collar Crime|
|Drugs and the Criminal Justice System|
|Preventing Crime in Transportation Systems|
|Transnational Organized Crime|
|Topics in Criminal Justice|
|Topics in Criminal Justice|
|Topics in Criminal Justice|
|Senior Honors Project|
|Note: If not already used as a major requirement, the internship (CJUS 5753, GEOG 5753 or IST 5753) or independent study (CJUS 5951, GEOG 5951 or IST 5951) could be used as electives.|
|Note: Students may take additional elective CJUS courses if needed to reach 120 units to graduate.|
|Students must complete one of the concentrations listed below:||24|
Concentrations (24 units)
Select one (1) concentration and complete all the required and elective courses.
Geographic Information Systems (24 units)
(Program Code: ICGI)
Note: Concentrations may have additional requirements if you desire to obtain professional certificates. Consult the relevant department.
|GEOG 2250||Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Cartography||4|
|GEOG 3710||Advanced Geographic Information Systems||4|
|GEOG 3730||Geo-Spatial Analysis||3|
|GEOG 4880||Remote Sensing of the Environment||4|
|Minimum of 9 units chosen from:||9|
|GIS and Socio-Economic Applications|
|Internship in Geography|
Cyber Security (24 units)
(Program Code: ICCS)
|IST 2210||Computer Networks and Security||3|
|IST 2310||Applications Development||3|
|IST 3110||Management of Information Technology||3|
|IST 4620||Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking||3|
|IST 5250||Incident Handling and Cyber Investigation||3|
|Two (2) chosen from:||6|
|Database Management for Business|
|Advanced Computer Networks|
|Advanced Applications Development|
|Advanced Database Management and Information Assurance|
Note: Students may take additional elective IST courses in the concentration if needed to reach 120 units to graduate.
Note: Students transferring from community colleges may substitute a maximum of six (6) lower-division units selected from computer science courses for the Cyber Security concentration.
Homeland Security (24 units)
(Program Code: ICHS)
|CJUS 3340||Police and Police Systems||3|
|CJUS 5508||Preventing Crime in Transportation Systems||3|
|CJUS 5555||Homeland Security||3|
|CJUS 5556||Transnational Organized Crime||3|
|Three (3) courses chosen from:||9|
|East European Political Systems|
|East Asian Politics|
|Latin American Politics|
|Government and Politics of the Middle East|
|National Security Policy|
|Seminar in Comparative Politics|
|War and Politics|
|Introductory Accounting I|
|Introductory Accounting II|
|United States History, Cold War Era|
|Foreign Relations of the United States|
|Immigration and Ethnic American History|
Note: Students may take additional PSCI, ACCT, or HIST courses in the concentration if needed to 120 units to graduate.
Note: Students transferring from community colleges may substitute a maximum of six (6) lower-division units selected from administration of justice courses, political science or accounting courses towards the Homeland Security concentration.