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B.S. in Criminal Justice Corrections Curriculum

(Leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree)

Core Curriculum I – IV (42 Hours)

Criminal Justice majors must take
PSY251 General Psychology (3)

Preprofessional, Major and Elective Courses (21 Hours)
CSC 210 Introduction to Computer Science (3)
Or
SOC 222 Computer Applications in the Social Sciences (3)
CRJ 251 Introduction to Corrections (3)
CRJ 248 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
ENG 218 Intermediate Composition (3)
PHL364 Introduction to Ethics (3)
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology (3)
SOC 213 Social Problems (3)

Required Major Courses (23-30 Hours)
CRJ 249 Criminal Law I (3)
CRJ 349 Criminal Law II (3)
CRJ 361/SOC 361 Social Science Statistics (3)
CRJ 442 Criminology (3)
CRJ 450 Criminal Justice Research Methods (3)
CRJ 453 Professional Internship I (5)
(or CRJ 459 Professional Internship II, 12 hours for those students whoseGPAis 2.5 or above)
CRJ 456 Seminar in Criminal Justice (3)

Major Concentration – Corrections (18 Hours)

Required Courses (9 Hours)
CRJ 255 Community Offender Supervision (3)
CRJ 355 Correctional Institutional Management (3)
CRJ 446 Perspectives on Corrections and Juvenile Justice (3)

Elective Courses (9 Hours
CRJ 247 Introduction to the American Court System (3)
CRJ 253 Introduction to Juvenile Justice (3)
CRJ 351 Legal Rights of the Convicted (3)
CRJ/SOC 362 Drugs and Drug Abuse (3)
CRJ 455 Law of Evidence (3)
POS 218 State and Local Government (3)
PSY353 Abnormal Psychology (3)
PSY371 or SOC 371 Social Psychology (3)
SOC 350 Deviant Behavior (3)
SWK 322 Human Behavior and Social Environment I (3)
SWK 352 Human Behavior and Social Environment II (3)

Minor Courses (18 Hours)

TOTAL SEMESTER HOUR REQUIREMENTS (122-129 Hours)

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