Undergraduate Course Catalog 2009-2010

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CRIMINAL/SOCIAL JUSTICE/BACHELOR OF ARTS

Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 39

Majors in this program may wish to take a minor in Communication Studies for Justice, Law, and Public Safety Studies Majors and/or a minor in Business Studies for Criminal/Social Justice Majors.


Program A: For students who are not sworn officers:

I. Core Courses (33)
06-302 Writing in the Disciplines (3)
81-110 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
81-200 Court Systems and Probation (3)
81-220 Criminology (3)
81-240 Introduction to Corrections (3)
81-260 Juvenile Justice System (3)
81-286 Domestic Violence (3)
81-340 Drugs– Incidence and Abuse (3)
81-356 Professionalism and Ethics (3)
81-430 Elements of Criminal Law (3)
81-490 Research Methods (3)

II. Select two additional courses from JLPSS or from the following: (6)
18-210 State and Local Government (3)
18-341 Public Administration (3)
20-345 Sociology of Delinquent Behavior (3)
26-303 Statistics for the Social Sciences (3)
26-320 Abnormal Psychology (3)

III. The major satisfies the advanced writing requirement by successful completion of one of the following courses:
06-302 Writing in the Disciplines (3)
81-340 Drugs– Incidence and Abuse (3)
81-490 Research Methods (3)

Program B: For students who are sworn officers:

I. Core Courses (27)
81-110 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
81-220 Criminology (3)
81-240 Introduction to Corrections (3)
81-260 Juvenile Justice System (3)
81-357 Victims and Victimization (3)
81-356 Professionalism and Ethics (3)
81-445 Criminal Procedures/Rules of Evidence (3)
81-490 Research Methods (3)
81-496 Rights, Civil-Liability and Administrative Actions (3)

II. Select four additional courses from JLPSS or from the following: (12)
18-210 State and Local Government (3)
18-341 Public Administration (3)
20-345 Sociology of Delinquent Behavior (3)
26-303 Statistics for the Social Sciences (3)
26-320 Abnormal Psychology (3)

III. The major satisfies the advanced writing requirement by successful completion of one of the following courses:
81-356 Professionalism and Ethics (3)
81-490 Research Methods (3)
81-496 Rights, Civil-Liability and Administrative Actions (3)