Sample Four Year Academic Plan

    The course plan below is a sample plan for your major; it does not and should not replace meeting with your Academic Advisor to map out the best course plan that suits your individual academic goals and placement upon initial registration.  Classes listed may not necessarily be offered during a particular term.  Full descriptions and requirements for all ODU majors, programs and courses can be found in the ODU Catalog. 


    FIRST YEAR (Freshman) 

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    ENG 110  College Writing I 3   ENG 111  College Writing II 3
    CRJ 105 The Criminal Justice System 3   POL 101 The Great Issues of Politics 3
    Foreign Language I 3   Foreign Language II 3
    Core 179 Freshman Core Seminar 3   Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3
    SOC 101 Inroduction to Sociology**
    SOC 215 Deviance & Institutional Problems
    3   CRJ Elective 3

    SECOND YEAR (Sophomore)

    Fall Semester      Spring Semester   
    CRJ 230 The Law, Society & Polity 3   CRJ Elective 6
    CRJ Elective  3   Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3
    Sophomore Core Seminar (279) 3   Natural Science Requirement 3
    MTH 102 Beginning Algebra (if needed) or Elective 3   MTH 140 Introduction to Statistics. 3
    Elective*** 3      

    THIRD YEAR (Junior)

    Fall Semester      Spring Semester   
    CRJ 365 Criminology 3   CRJ 352 Research Methods 3
    Junior Core Seminar (379) 3   CRJ Elective 3
    Arts and Ideas Requirement 3   Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3
    CRJ Elective 3   Electives*** 6
    Elective** 3      

    FOURTH YEAR (Senior)

    Fall Semester      Spring Semester    
    CRJ Elective 6   CRJ 479 Core: Criminal Justice Seminar 3
    Arts and Ideas Requirement 3   CRJ Elective 3
    Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3   Arts and Ideas Requirement 3
    Elective*** 3   Electives*** 6

    *Six semester credits in Philosophy and six in Theology; at least one course in each area must be at the 200 level or higher.
    **Diversity requirement will be fulfilled with this course.

    ***Electives may be focused toward the completion of a second major or minor. 

    For more information contact your Academic Advisor or Admission Counselor at (614) 251-4500 or admissions@ohiodominican.edu.