Criminal Justice Studies - Option B
The Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice studies is a broadly structured interdisciplinary and criminological curriculum designed to introduce students to a critical theory of criminal justice/criminology; requisite knowledge for public service (e.g., law enforcement and/or investigative services at the local, state and national levels; careers in the correctional field, community programs, and other rehabilitative services, as well as staff positions in the judiciary system); and preparation for pursuing advanced study in a criminological graduate program or law school. In addition to courses in criminal justice studies, students take courses in political science, psychology, sociology and social work.
If you transfer to the University with an acceptable associate’s degree in specific fields related to criminal justice, you will pursue the Option B — Transfer Sequence section. With this track, you will take three core courses in addition to your tailored degree program. The courses are Research Methods, Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice Studies and Criminological Theory.
Criminal justice studies is a major in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work.
Program requirements can be found in the online Catalog. Simply select the area of study and click "Explore".
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