On this page you'll find announcements, advising policies and schedules, and program and graduation requirements. At minimum, please visit this page once a semester. Forms and degree plans for the BACJ program can be found on the BACJ Program Overview page under Quick Links.
Program Coordinator & Academic Advisor: Laura Valcore, MCJ, ABD
Office Location: 1380 Lawrence St. Suite 525, Denver, CO 80204
Advising Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm
Walk-ins are first come, first serve. It is expected that you schedule an appointment, unless you have previously discussed the issue with your advisor or are simply needing a signature.
To schedule an appointment, check advisor availability on the calendar below, then call or email to confirm a meeting time. The calendar is not editable, you must contact the Advisor to have an appointment added to the schedule.
Contact: (303) 315-0021; email@example.com
Your student email account (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the official form of email and communication between the University faculty & staff and students. You are expected to check your account regularly and are responsible for information sent there. Your academic advisor, course Instructors, and campus resource offices send important reminders about grades, deadlines, and policies to your student email account.
You are also responsible for following the policies outlined in the BACJ Handbook, Academic Calendar, and University Catalog. If you ever have any questions or concerns about policies and procedures, please contact your academic advisor.
Probation students are required to meet with their academic advisor each semester and must complete the Academic Success Plan in order to register for courses. Be sure to read the requirements of Probation included in the Plan, including the deadlines for completion. For further assistance, check out the Student Success Tool-Kit.
Internship Requirement and Info:
All BACJ students must complete a 3-credit hour Internship (CRJU 4939). You should begin planning for your internship your junior year. You must complete CRJU 1001 (or CRJU 1000) and CRJU 2041 in order to be eligible. Students must follow the policies and procedures for the Internship course set by the Experiential Learning Center and the School of Public Affairs.
If you have at least one year of experience in the criminal justice field, you may formally request a waiver of the internshi[p requirement from the Program Director. If approved, the credit hours for the major are filled with a CRJU elective course.
Summer graduation applications must be completed by June 18: BACJ grad app is turned in to SPA and the University grad app is completed in UCDAccess.
Spring Commencement registration begins March 1st. Visit the Commencement page for details.
The last day to drop a spring course is April 9. Any drops after that date will require the completion of a Late Drop Petition.
BACJ Course Schedules
On both of the Fall 2013 flyers, CRJU 3121 Crime & Media has been CHANGED to CRJU 4600 Justice in Action, a Special Topics seminar. Please note this on your handout. We have removed Crime & Media from the fall schedule and will let you know if it is re-added with a different Instructor.
BACJ Summer 2013 Course Offerings.pdf
BACJ Fall 2013 Online Courses.pdf
BACJ Fall 2013 Elective Courses.pdf
Reminder: The 7 required courses for the major are offered in the classroom every fall and spring semester. Online availability will vary and summer schedules are limited. The Internship course is available every semester, including Summer.
Speed Networking w/CJ Professionals
April 16 at 5:30pm at the Mellow Mushroom downtown
SPA mails out event flyers at the beginning of each semester and they can also be picked up in the office.
Be sure to check your email for additional events and updates added throughout the semester so that you don't miss out!