Chapman University offers a . in Computational and Data Sciences that students can complete in about four years of full-time study, but the program also accepts individuals interested in part-time study. The curriculum requires 70 to 73 credits, including 10 to 13 core credits, 45 credits in electives and research, and 12 credits for the dissertation. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree and must submit GRE scores. Prerequisite courses are differential equations, data structures, and probability and statistics. Accepted student who do not meet those prerequisites are required to take foundation courses. The college will accept up to 30 credits from a master's program. Students begin the program in the fall.
Introduction to Criminal Justice provides an introduction to the criminal justice system. The primary goal of this course is to develop a general understanding of the criminal justice system’s response to crime in society. It is important to note that the general theme of this course involves the delicate balance between community interests and individual rights that criminal justice decision making requires. This theme will be explored by examining the criminal justice process in some detail, focusing on how the system is structured to respond to crime.