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Bachelor

  • The four year B. Sc Honor’s degree consists of:

    1. 160 Credits with 137 Credits in theory,

    2. 9 credits in sessional,

    3. 5 credits in Field trip and Viva Voce,

    4. and 04 credits in Independent Study

  • Major courses being studied at the Bachelor of Science (Honors) program include:

Fundamentals of Criminology, Principles of Sociology, Police Studies, Security Practice and Management, Theories of Crime, Criminal Investigation: Methods and Techniques, Victimology, Forensic Science, Domestic and International Terrorism, Narcotics and Substance Abuse, Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Police Information and Technology, Police Management and Administration, Police and Human Rights, Criminal Law and Procedure, Penal Code, Evidence Act, Crime Mapping etc. The course also includes Research Monograph for the students in order to gain in depth knowledge in research field.

 

The Course Outline for Four Years BSc Honours Programme (effective from 2014-15 session):

   

Semester

No. of Courses

Total Marks

Credits

1st

08

800

21

2nd

08

800

20

3rd

08

800

20

4th

09

900

19

5th

07

700

19

6th

08

800

20

7th

08

800

21

8th

08

800

20

Total

64 courses

6400

160

 

Course Outline

 Course No. Course Title Hours/Week  Credits
1st Year 1st Semester
CPS 1101 Fundamentals of Criminology 4 4
CPS 1103 Principles of Sociology 4 4
CPS 1105 Bangladesh Studies: History, Societies and Culture 3 3
CPS 1107 Computer Fundamental and Applications 2 2
CPS 1108 Sessional: Computer Fundamental and Applications 2 1
CPS 1109 English Composition 3 3
CPS 1111 Fundamentals of Biological Sciences 3 3
CPS 1112 Sessional: Fundamentals of Biological Sciences 2 1
Subtotal 22 21
1st Year 2nd Semester
CPS 1201 Introduction to Police Studies 3 3
CPS 1203 Law and Jurisprudence 3 3
CPS 1205 State, Government and Public Administration 3 3
CPS 1207 Introduction to Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice 3 3
CPS 1209 History of Criminological Thought 3 3
CPS 1211 Psychology of Criminal Behavior 3 3
CPS 1212 Field Trip   1
CPS 1214 Viva Voce   1
Subtotal   18 20
 2nd Year 1st Semester     
CPS 2101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 3
CPS 2103 Criminal Investigation: Methods and Techniques 3 3
CPS 2104 Sessional: Criminal Investigation Methods and Techniques 2 1
CPS 2105 Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice  3 3
CPS 2106 Sessional: Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice 2 1
CPS 2107 Bangladesh Police: Acts, Regulations and Ordinances 3 3
CPS 2109 Penal Laws 3 3
CPS 2111 Juvenile Delinquency and Justice 3 3
Subtotal    22 20
2nd Year 2nd Semester     
CPS 2201 Forensic Science 3 3
CPS 2202 Sessional: Forensic Science 2 1
CPS 2203 Quantitative Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice 3 3
CPS 2204 Sessional: Quantitative  Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice 2 1
CPS 2205 Theories of Crime 3 3
CPS 2207 Procedural Laws 3 3
CPS 2209 Penology 3 3
CPS 2210 Field Trip   1
CPS 2212 Viva Voce   1
Subtotal   19 19
  3rd Year 1st Semester    
CPS 3101 Police Management and Administration 3 3
CPS 3103 Human Rights 3 3
CPS 3105 Evidence Acts 3 3
CPS 3107 Victimology 3 3
CPS 3109 Security Practice and Management 3 3
CPS 3111 Medical Jurisprudence 3 3
CPS 3112 Sessional: Medical Jurisprudence 2 1
Subtotal   22 19
       
3rd Year 2nd Semester  
CPS 3201 Development and Crime 3 3
CPS 3203 Movements, Violence and Crime 3 3
CPS 3205 Peace and Conflict Studies  3 3
CPS 3207 Offender Treatment: Theories and Methods 3 3
CPS 3209 Media and Crime 3 3
CPS 3211 Cyber Crime and Information Technology 3 3
CPS 3212 Field Trip   1
CPS 3214 Viva Voce                     1
Subtotal   18 20
 4th Year 1st Semester    
CPS 4101 Core Issues in Policing 3 3
CPS 4103 Domestic and International Terrorism 3 3
CPS 4105 Qualitative Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice 3 3
CPS 4106 Sessional: Qualitative  Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice 2 1
CPS 4107 Crime Prevention 4 4
CPS 4109 Crime Mapping 3 3
CPS 4110 Sessional: Crime Mapping 2 1
CPS 4111 Race, Ethnicity and Crime 3 3
Subtotal    19 21
4th Year 2nd Semester    
CPS 4201 Comparative Policing 3 3
CPS 4203 Environmental Criminology 3 3
CPS 4205 Gender, Crime and Criminal Justice 3 3
CPS 4207 Drugs and Substance Abuse 3 3
CPS 4209 Comprehensive  - 2
CPS 4210 Independent Study: Monograph 4 4
CPS 4212 Field Trip - 1
CPS 4214 Viva Voce - 1
Subtotal    16 20
Total    160