Department of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences
CRIMINAL JUSTICE & SOCIAL SCIENCES (CJSS)
Welcome! The Department of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences (CJSS) at Alabama State University offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Criminal Justice and a minor in criminal justice or sociology. Students who wish to pursue careers in criminal law, law enforcement, government, juvenile rehabilitation, corrections, social welfare, and much more, look no further!!
Learn from our experienced and passionate faculty who bring real-life professional work experiences. Please select one of our career/curriculum paths designed to prepare students for an exciting career in criminal justice.
Majors with Concentrations
(Students “majoring” in Criminal Justice are REQUIRED to select a specialization/concentration). This is NOT the same as a minor.
Criminal Justice specialization in Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice specialization in Corrections
Criminal Justice specialization in Juvenile Justice
If you have additional questions, please contact our office or one of our faculty members. (See the link below for our faculty list)
CJSS Administrative Secretary
Ms. Miranda O'Brien
Paterson Hall Room 122
Important CJSS Links
Faculty and Advisor’s Directory
List of Jobs in Criminal Justice and Social Sciences
University’s Academic Calendar (Dates Subject to Change)
Questions and Answers
Internship Q&A (Internship Handbook is located here)
Student and CJSS Alumni Spotlight (Coming Soon)