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Major and Minor requirements for Criminal Justice and Sociology

Contact the department chair to inquire about the Criminal Justice and Sociology programs.

Criminal Justice Program

 

Major Requirements for Criminal Justice (click here to go to the course catalog)
(15 Courses — 43 Credits)
CJ 110 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System (3)
CJ 131 Introduction to Criminal Law (3)
CJ 333 Criminology (3)
CJ 351 Police operations I (3)
CJ 352 Police operations II (3)
CJ 373 Juvenile Delinquency (3)
CJ 475 Adult Corrections (3)
CJ 493 Senior Seminar (3)
CORE 157 Introduction to Sociology (3)
SOCS 102 Computer Skills:Social Sciences (1)
SOCS 251 Computer Applications in the Social Sciences (3)
SOCS 261 Statistics and Methods of Social research (3)
Six (6)credits CJ electives
Three (3)credits SOC elective

Minor Requirements for Criminal Justice (click here to go to the course catalog)
(6 Courses — 18 Credits)
CJ 110 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System (3)
CJ 333 Criminology (3)
Twelve (12)credits 300-level or above CJ electives

Minor Requirements for Forensic Science (click here to go to the course catalog)
(6 Courses — 18 Credits)
FS 101 introduction to Forensic Science (3)OR
FS 278 Forensic chemistry (3)

 

Sociology Program
  

Major Requirements for Sociology (click here to go to the course catalog)
(13 Courses — 37 Credits)
CORE 157 Introduction to Sociology (3)
SOC 425 Contemporary Social Theory (3)
SOCS 102 Computer Skills: Social Sciences (1)
SOCS 251 Computer Applications in the Social Sciences (3)
SOCS 261 Methods and Statistics of Social Research (3)
Twenty-four (24) SOC electives*
CAPSTONE COURSE: In consultation with the advisor,a 400-level course will be designated as a Capstone course.The student will bring the principles and methods of sociology to bear on a specific problem in the field through this course.

*For a Sociology major with an emphasis in Social Work,at least twelve (12)credits of the SOC electives must be selected from the following:
SOC 255 Principle of Social Work (3)
SOC 350 Social Welfare Policy (3)
SOC 355 Sociology of Mental Health (3)
SOC 360 Child Welfare Services (3)
SOC 373 Juvenile Delinquency (3)
SOC 450 Counseling Modalities in Justice Settings (3)
SOC 470 Deviant Behavior (3)

Minor Requirements for Sociology (click here to go to the course catalog)
(6 Courses — 18 Credits)
CORE 157 Introduction to Sociology (3)
(15)credits SOC electives

Minor Requirements for Social Work (click here to go to the course catalog)
(6 Courses — 18 Credits)
CORE 157 Introduction to Sociology (3)
At least three of the following:
SOC 255 Principles of Social Work
SOC 350 Social Welfare Policy
SOC 355 Sociology of Mental Health
SOC 360 Child Welfare Services
SOC 450 Counseling Modalities in Justice Settings (3)
Remaining credits SOC electives to complete the minor requirement

 

 

 
 
   
 
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