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Criminal Justice, Social & Political Science

 

Program of Study for BA in Law and Society


General Requirements

Core Areas A, B, C, D, and E (42 hours)
Area F (18 hours)

MATH 2200 - Elementary Statistics
COMM 2280 - Speech Communication, or
     CRJU 1130 - Interpersonal Communication Skills
POLS 2100 - Introduction to Political Science, or
     POLS 2200 - Introduction to American Government
A second Ethics and Values course at the 1000 or 2000 level
Two introductory (1000 and 2000 level) courses from:
     ANTH 1102, CRJU 1100, ECON 1101, ECON 1150, ECON 2105, ECON 2106,
     GEOG 2120,PHIL 2010, PSYC 1101, SOCI 1101, GWST 1101, if not taken
     to satisfy Core Area E
Physical Education (3 hours)

 

Major Field Courses (36 hours)

In addition to the required courses, select six courses in one of three specialized tracks:
Required Courses
CRJU 3100 - Research Methods or
      POLS 4950 - Political Research Methods
CRJU/POLS 5500U - Law and Legal Process
POLS 3150 - American Supreme Court
LWSO 2000 - Introduction to Law and Society
ENGL 4770 - Advanced Composition*
ENGL 5730 - Rhetoric*
*Substitution possible in consultation with program coordinator

Track One: Government and Judicial Studies
CRJU 3110 - Critical Theory of Criminal Justice
CRJU 3140 - Political Crimes
CRJU 3160 - White Collar and Organized Crime
CRJU 3170 - Criminal Justice Administration
CRJU 4500 - Advanced Criminal Evidence
CRJU 4510 - Advanced Criminal Law
CRJU 4900 - Directed Research in Criminal Justice
CRJU/POLS 5130U - Political Terrorism
HSCC 3100 - Legal Issues in the Health Care Environment
HIST 3470 - Women in American History
HIST 5565U - Topics in the History of American Reform
LWSO/POLS 4190 - Environmental Law and Regulations
POLS 3160 - American Judicial Politics and Strategies
POLS 3170 - Constitutional Law and the Federal System
POLS 3190 - American Military Law
POLS 3980 - African Americans and the American Political System
POLS 4171 - Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties
CRJU/LWSO/POLS 4172 - Terrorism and National Security Law
NOTE: Numerous ECON courses are available for this Track: Check with
      Program Coordinator

 

Track Two: Human Behavior and Law
ANTH 3100 - Anthropology of Sex and Gender
CRJU 3130 - Hate Crimes and Ordered Liberty
CRJU 3160 - White-Collar and Organized Crime
CRJU 3180 - Deviance and Social Control
CRJU 3300 - Criminology
CRJU 3410 - Community-Based Treatment
CRJU/SOCI/GWST 3510 - Gender, Violence, and Society
CRJU 5200U - Alcohol, Drugs, and Criminal Justice
CRJU 5300U - Juvenile Delinquency
ECON 5400U - Economics of Labor
GWST 5000U - Topics in Gender and Women's History
HIST 3640 - American Social History
HSCC 3130 - Health Policy Issues
PSYC 3000 - Human Resources Development Skills
PSYC 3030 - Experimental Social Psychology
PSYC 3110 - Theories of Personality
PSYC 3280 - Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 5100U - Women and Mental Health
PSYC 5150U - Conflict Resolution
PSYC 5200U - Industrial and Organizational Psychology
PSYC 5300U - Leadership and Group Dynamics
SOCI 3200 - Racial and Ethnic Minorities
SOCI 3500 - Social Problems
SOCI 4300 - Alcohol and Drug Studies


Track Three: Social Theory and Philosophy
CRJU 3110 - Critical Theory of Criminal Justice
ENGL 5815U - Literary Theory
GWST 5600U - Sociology of Gender
GWST 5700U - Perspectives in Feminist Theory
HIST 5565U  - Topics in the History of American Reform
PHIL 3150 - 20th Century Philosophy
PHIL 3200 - Technology, Society, and Human Values
PHIL 3330 - Philosophy of Religion
POLS 3320 - American Political Thought
POLS 3350 - Classics of Political Thought
POLS/SOCI 3360 - Social Theory
POLS 5300U - Marxism, Socialism, and Democracy
PSYC 3000 - Human Resources Development Skills
PSYC 3030 - Experimental Social Psychology
PSYC 5150U - Conflict Resolution
SOCI 3150 - Sociology of the Family

Approved Electives (6 hours)
6 hours of approved electives at the 3000+ level

Free Electives (18 hours)

Total Semester Hours 123 hours

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