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Major Requirements

The program consists of a minimum of 60 credits in the following categories:
 
I. Prerequisite Courses (12 credits)
Credits
  Pols 110 American National Politics
3
  Psyc 100 General Psychology
3
  Soc 101 Introduction to Sociology
3
  Crmj/Soc 103 Survey of the Criminal Justice System
3
   
II. Criminal Justice Core Courses (30 credits)
  Phil 310 Philosophy of Law
3
  Pols 301 State and Local Politics
3
  Pols 338 Judicial Politics
3
  Pols 405 Due Process and Criminal Law
3
  Psyc 265 Statistical Methods in Psychology I or
Soc 331 Sociological Data Analysis or
Math 246 Introduction to Statistics

(3 or 4)

  SW 309 Probation and Parole
3
  Crmj 301 Criminology Theory
3
  Crmj/Soc 302 Youth Crime and Juvenile Justice System
3
  Crmj 319 Police in Society
3
  Crmj 342 Confinement and Corrections
3
   
III. Other Required Courses (18 credits)

  A. Law, Constitution, Policy Area (at least 6 credits)
  Anth 422; Phil 120; Pols 305, 343, 346, 403, 404;
SW 383.
6
     
  B. Individual, Social, Political Behavior Area (at least 6 credits)
  Hist/Wmns 470; Pols 342, 350, 353; Psyc 245, 331, 332, 347, 351; SW 285*, 385; Soc 312, 321, 332, 351, Soc/Wmns 316; Wmns 310.
6
  *Criminal Justice majors are exempt from the Idis 100 prerequisite.
   
  C. Criminal Justice Intervention and Application Area (at least 3 credits)
  Crmj 498; Pols 498; Psyc 325, 346, 380; SW 188, 220, 424
3
     
  The following courses will be applied to a specific elective category based on the content: Crmj 291, 395, 397, 399, 491, 499.
     
     
NOTE: Please check with the Registrar and/or consult a current undergraduate catalogue to ensure requirements have not changed.
 
Questions? Email: Professor Randall Beger

 

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