College of Professional Studies (CPS)

Explanation of Course Numbers

  • Courses in the 1000s are primarily introductory undergraduate courses
  • Those in the 2000–4000s are upper-division undergraduate courses that can also be taken for graduate credit with permission and additional work
  • Those in the 6000s and 8000s are for master’s, doctoral, and professional-level students
  • The 6000s are open to advanced undergraduate students with approval of the instructor and the dean or advising office

CPS 0920. Continuing Research-Master's. 1 Credit.

CPS 1000. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

CPS 1090. Assessment of Prior Learning. 1-12 Credits.

CPS 1191. Special Topics. 1-3 Credits.

Pre-college level course of various topics. May be repeated for credit provided the topic differs.

CPS 2101. The Criminal Justice System. 4 Credits.

CPS 2102. Resource Management. 4 Credits.

CPS 2103. Particular Forms of Crime. 4 Credits.

CPS 2104. Leading Teams. 4 Credits.

CPS 2105. Deviance & Social Control. 4 Credits.

CPS 2106. Strategic Planning. 4 Credits.

CPS 2107. Models of Policing. 4 Credits.

CPS 2108. Criminal Intelligence. 4 Credits.

CPS 2109. Criminal Analysis. 4 Credits.

CPS 2110. Predictive Policing. 4 Credits.

CPS 2130. Intro to Forensic Science. 4 Credits.

CPS 2131. Crime Scene Investigation. 4 Credits.

CPS 2132. Computer Crime Investigation. 4 Credits.

CPS 2133. Incident Management. 4 Credits.

CPS 2134. Ethical Dilemmas in Policing. 4 Credits.

CPS 2170. Domestic Violence. 4 Credits.

CPS 2171. The Criminal Mind. 4 Credits.

CPS 2172. Comparative Police Systems. 4 Credits.

CPS 2173. Transnational Threats&Security. 4 Credits.

CPS 2174. Crisis & Emergency Planning. 4 Credits.

CPS 2175. Emergency Pub. Health Issues. 4 Credits.

CPS 2176. Media,PR&Crisis Communication. 4 Credits.

CPS 2177. Crime Prevention&Phys Security. 4 Credits.

CPS 2191. Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

CPS 4190. Capstone Project. 4 Credits.

CPS 4192. Capstone Simulation. 2 Credits.

CPS 4199. Independent Research. 1-6 Credits.

CPS 6291. Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

CPS 6292. Special Topics. 0 Credits.

Topics in politics and strategic communications. Topics vary by semester. Consult the Schedule of Classes for more details.

CPS 6294. Independent Research. 1-6 Credits.

CPS 6295. Supervised Internship. 1-6 Credits.

CPS 6298. Paralegal Studies Practicum. 0-3 Credits.

Master's degree ​candidates in the paralegal studies program work in legal environments while completing their studies. Students take active roles to obtain, manage, and maximize the value of their positions. Restricted to graduate students.

CPS 6300. Capstone Research Project. 3 Credits.

Culminating experience for students in the master’s in strategic public relations program. Students use skills and knowledge learned in the program to prepare an in-depth case study on a recent major public relations case or crisis. Prerequisites: PSPR 6201, PSPR 6202, PSPR 6203, PSPR 6204, PSPR 6205 and PSPR 6206.