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B.S Criminal Justice Juvenile Justice 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 – Juvenile Justice (18 Hours)

Required Courses (12 Hours)
CRJ 253 Introduction to Juvenile Justice (3)
CRJ 354 Juvenile Institutions (3)
CRJ 434 Current Trends in Juvenile Justice (3)
CRJ 446 Perspectives on Corrections and Juvenile Justice (3)

Elective Courses (6 Hours)
CRJ 251 Introduction to Corrections (3)
CRJ 255 Community Offender Supervision (3)
CRJ 351 Legal Rights of the Convicted (3)
CRJ 355 Correctional Institutional Management (3)
CRJ/SOC 362 Drugs and Drug Abuse (3)
SOC 213 Social Problems (3)
SOC 427 Marriage and the Family (3)
SWK 354 Child Welfare (3)
PSY331 Child Psychology (3)
POS 218 State and Local Government (3)
POS 407 American Constitutional Law I (3)
CRJ 247 Introduction to the American Court System (3)

Minor Courses (18 Hours)
TOTAL SEMESTER HOUR REQUIREMENTS (122-129 Hours)

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