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Peace officers automatically earn 18 credit hours towards the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.

Current peace officers who have completed a police, sheriff, or state academy, will automatically receive 18 credit hours towards their Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice at the time of their enrollment at the University of the Incarnate Word. Students will receive 9 hours towards their criminal justice core courses and 9 credit hours towards their criminal justice electives. The following core and elective credits will be awarded upon certification verification and active enrollment.

Core Course Title:Credit(s)
CRIJ 1301: Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRIJ 2328: Law Enforcement 3
CRIJ 3380: Criminal Investigation 3
Elective Courses: Credit(s)
CRIJ 3000 or 4000 level 3
CRIJ 3000 or 4000 level 3
CRIJ 3000 or 4000 level 3