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Criminal Justice Justice Administration
 

The Criminal Justice major is an interdisciplinary social science curriculum that is focused on the development of practical skills and knowledge for professional careers in the justice field. Students' studies focus on law enforcement, corrections, courts, juvenile justice, criminology, victimology, and research methods to study crime, criminal and abnormal behavior, and society's response to these dynamics. Criminal Justice majors are encouraged to take Spanish in their general studies program.

 

Please note: The following requirements are effective beginning Fall 2012. Students must also complete the General Studies Program and other requirements.

 

Criminal Justice Core

   

 

Hrs

CJUS

110 Survey of Criminal Justice

3

CJUS

190 Criminal Law

3

CJUS

220 Introduction to Corrections

3

CJUS

230 Policing

3

CJUS

308 Community-Based Corrections

3

CJUS

330 Research Methods

3

CJUS

340 Criminal Procedures & The Courts

3

CJUS

360 Criminology

3

CJUS

385 Victimology

3

CJUS

410 Juvenile Delinquency

3

CJUS

495 Seminar in Criminal Justice (Senior Competency Course) 3
Total Criminal Justice Core Courses 33

 

Note: Required Program Prerequisites

CMIS

101

Information Systems Concepts and Applications

3

PSYC

121

Introduction to Psychology

3

SOC

201

Principles of Sociology

3

 

The Justice Administration option is for students who are interested in developing career-enhancing leadership/ management skills.

 

Requirements for Justice Administration Option

(select 8 of the following courses)

BUS 201 Organizational Communications 3
BUS 251 Legal Environment & Contract Law 3
BUS 313 Loss Prevention 3
BUS 373 Organizational Behavior 3
BUS 380 Human Resources Management 3
BUS 381 Employee Training & Development 3
BUS 414 Supervisory Skills & Practices 3

BUS

493 Leadership of Teams and Organizations 3

CJUS

441 Criminal Justice Internship 3

CJUS

442 Criminal Justice Internship 3

CJUS

450 Criminalistics 3

CJUS

455 Organization & Administration of Justice 3

CJUS

490 Comparative Justice & Human Services Sys 3

CJUS

491 International Field Experience 3

CJUS

498 Special Topics in Criminal Justice 3

CMIS

300 Information Systems Management 3

CMIS

360 Cyber Security 3

CMIS

410 Web Page Development & Programming 3

CMIS

420 Database Development & Programming 3
EDUC 365 Child Abuse & Neglect Detection 3

HP

301 Analysis of Evil I 3

HP

302 Analysis of Evil II 3

PSYC

420 Social Influence, Compliance, & Obedience 3
SOC 255 Diversity Issues in the United States 3
SOC 300 Contemporary Social Problems 3
SOC 340 The Family 3
SOWK 410 Addictions(only offered on campus) 3

Total for Justice Administration Option

57