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  • BA Degree - Criminal Justice Major

    In addition to the essential education requirements, students majoring in Criminal Justice must complete 39 semester hours as prescribed below:

    Required Courses (21 semester hours)

    *It is recommended that MATH1380 Statistics be taken prior to enrolling for SOCI3440 Research Methods.

    From the following, students will take 1 course (3 semester hours):

    And 15 semester hours from courses listed below:

    The following courses are recommended for any student planning a career in law enforcement or corrections:

    The following courses are recommended for any student planning a career in criminal justice social services:

    The following courses are recommended for any student planning a career in criminal justice administration:

    **Internships must be approved by instructor prior to enrollment.

    Courses Offered
    • BUAD3450Organizational Behavior
      BUAD3450 Organizational Behavior - 3 s.h.

      Human aspects of business organization, as distinguished from economic and technical aspects, and how they influence efficiency, morale, and management practice. Offered Fall even years. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • BUAD3490Human Resource Management
      BUAD3490 Human Resource Management - 3 s.h.

      A comprehensive review of essential personnel management concepts, laws, controversies, and techniques for success currently being used in business. Offered for online Organizational Leadership major only. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • CHEM1340Forensic Chemistry
      CHEM1340 Forensic Chemistry - 3 s.h.

      This course will expose students to the field of forensic science primarily using chemical forensics and testing. Topics include evidence collection and preservation, drugs and drug chemistry, heat and explosions, poisons and others. The course will cover basic chemical concepts needed to plan, execute, and interpret forensic results. All necessary scientific concepts will be developed in the context of forensic science. Two 50-minute class sessions and a 75-minute laboratory per week. ELO6 Science - World Citizenship, ELO6 Science - Innovation

    • COMM3100Intercultural Communication
      COMM3100 Intercultural Communication - 3 s.h.

      An examination of concepts that have application to communication across cultural boundaries, with emphasis on relating them to effective intercultural communication skills. Goal 4, ELO4 Global Learning - World Citizenship, ELO4 Global Learning - Equality and Peace +This course is only offered every other year.

    • COMM3210Conflict Management and Dialogue (Also SOCI/PEAC3210)
      COMM3210 Conflict Management and Dialogue (Also SOCI/PEAC3210) - 3 s.h.

      An examination of conflict theories and approaches, negotiation process, conflict ethics, and third party mediation. In this class, students will become familiar with the causes of conflict as well as ways strategies and tactics used in conflict management. Further, this class will explore the foundational theoretical concepts and models of dialogue in the context of conflict management. Goal 3B +This course is only offered every other year.

    • CRMJ2400Introduction to Criminal Justice
      CRMJ2400 Introduction to Criminal Justice - 3 s.h.

      A survey of the structure and process of the criminal justice system, including the study of law enforcement, criminal courts, and correctional agencies. ELO5 Social Science - Peace, ELO5 Social Science - Equality and Peace

    • CRMJ3100Law and the Justice System
      CRMJ3100 Law and the Justice System - 3 s.h.

      An overview of Constitutional law that impacts the American justice system from arrest through trial, punishment to release. Key legal cases and precedents for policing, prosecution, sentencing, and corrections will be covered in depth. Prerequisite: CRMJ2400.

    • CRMJ3340Penology (also SOCI3340)
      CRMJ3340 Penology (also SOCI3340) - 3 s.h.

      Examines various theories of social control, as well as correctional practices, reforms, and their consequences. Research on various punishment and correctional strategies will be discussed. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • CRMJ3350Community-based Corrections
      CRMJ3350 Community-based Corrections - 3 s.h.

      Study of the history and design of community-based correctional programs, including probation and parole. The nature and variety of community corrections programs are examined and analyzed. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • CRMJ3520Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice (also SOCI3520)
      CRMJ3520 Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice (also SOCI3520) - 3 s.h.

      Includes an examination of the nature, extent, and patterns of juvenile delinquency, evaluation of theories and causal explanations of delinquency and investigation of delinquent subcultures, as well as an examination of legal processing and treatment programs for young offenders. PREREQUISITE: SOCI1300 Introduction to Sociology. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • CRMJ3900Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice
      CRMJ3900 Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice - 3 s.h.

      An in-depth study of topics from the fields of criminal justice, law enforcement, or corrections. Courses may be repeated as topics vary. Prerequisites: CRMJ2400.cr

    • CRMJ4700Criminal Justice Internship
      CRMJ4700 Criminal Justice Internship - 1-3 s.h.

      An intensive internship program in appropriate agencies or departments directly related to criminal justice, law enforcement, or corrections. Placements will be supervised by department faculty and developed in conjunction with the interests of the student. (Graded on a Pass/Fail basis.) Prerequisites: CRMJ2400, minimum 3 s.h. upper division Criminal Justice course, major in Criminal Justice, junior/senior status, a minimum GPA of 2.75 or better in the major, and instructor's consent.

    • MATH1380Introduction to Statistics
      MATH1380 Introduction to Statistics - 3 s.h.

      Data analysis and measures of central tendency, dispersion, and correlation. Introduction to probability. Estimation and hypothesis testing. Bivariate regression. Elementary ANOVA. Introduction to nonparametric techniques. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    • PEAC2200Introduction to Peace Studies (also POLS2200)
      PEAC2200 Introduction to Peace Studies (also POLS2200) - 3 s.h.

      Introduces the field of peace studies with a survey of the historical and philosophical bases for peacemaking, patterns of conflict resolution, nonviolence, history of peace movements, world order models, alternative futures, positive peace, and career options. Goal 3E, ELO5 Histories - Peace, ELO5 Histories - Equality and Peace

    • PSYC1300Introductory Psychology
      PSYC1300 Introductory Psychology - 3 s.h.

      An introductory survey of psychological methods and thoughts as they relate to human experience and behavior. Topics include the role of the central nervous system in mediating behavior, learning and memory, states of awareness, motivation and emotion, personality, psychological disorders, and therapy. Goal 1C, ELO5 Social Science - Innovation

    • PSYC2250Developmental Psychology
      PSYC2250 Developmental Psychology - 3 s.h.

      The study of human development over the entire lifespan. Focus is on the interaction of physical, intellectual, social, and emotional aspects of development. Prerequisite: PSYC1300. Goal 1C, ELO5 Social Science - Equality, ELO5 Social Science - Equality and Peace

    • PSYC3280Psychology and Law
      PSYC3280 Psychology and Law - 3 s.h.

      An examination of the legal system - both criminal and civil - through the use of psychological concepts, methods, and research findings. Prerequisite: PSYC1300 or instructor consent. Goal 1C +This course is only offered every other year.

    • PSYC3370Cross Cultural Psychology
      PSYC3370 Cross Cultural Psychology - 3 s.h.

      Study of psychological theories and empirical findings relating to variations in cultures. Goal 4, ELO4 Global Learning - World Citizenship, ELO4 Global Learning - Equality and Peace.

    • PSYC3380Abnormal Psychology
      PSYC3380 Abnormal Psychology - 3 s.h.

      A study of the disorders outlined in the current diagnostic statistical manual. Emphasis will be on etiology, symptoms, and methods of treatment. Prerequisite: Five semester hours in Psychology. Goal 1C

    • PSYC3440Psychology of the Workplace
      PSYC3440 Psychology of the Workplace - 3 s.h.

      Psychological theory applied to problems of work: workplace design; group behavior; labor-management relations; leadership; employee selection and retention; psychological evaluation of workers. Goal 1C

    • PSYC4430Theory and Practice of Counseling
      PSYC4430 Theory and Practice of Counseling - 3 s.h.

      A course designed to explore characteristics of counselors, characteristics of clients, basic counseling techniques, and current theories of counseling. Prerequisite: PSYC1300. Goal 1C

    • SOCI1300Introduction to Sociology
      SOCI1300 Introduction to Sociology - 3 s.h.

      Introduction to the perspective of sociology, its basic concepts and principles and an overview of the field.Includes study of social classes, sex roles, crime and deviance, socialization, social movements and others. Goal 1C, ELO5 Social Science - Equality, ELO5 Social Science - Equality and Peace

    • SOCI2300Race and Ethnicity in the United States
      SOCI2300 Race and Ethnicity in the United States - 3 s.h.

      Examines the basic sociological concepts and theories of race and ethnicity. Particular focus will be given to the social construction of race, as well as the causes and consequences of racism, immigration, education and residential segregation, environmental inequality, and social justice movements.

    • SOCI2440Victimology
      SOCI2440 Victimology - 3 s.h.

      Explores victimology, or the study of victimization. Topics include the history of victims’ rights, causes of victimization, its consequences, and how other institutions deal with crime victims. Also addresses how social scientists conduct research on victims of crimes and current issues and topics of interests to researchers who study victimization. Prerequisites: SOCI1300 or consent from instructor.

    • SOCI2500Criminology
      SOCI2500 Criminology - 3 s.h.

      Study of the nature, extent and causes of crime, and the analysis of various types of crimes. Prerequisite: SOCI1300 (grade of C or better) and Sophomore standing.

    • SOCI3120Sociological Studies of Policing
      SOCI3120 Sociological Studies of Policing - 3 s.h.

      Explores the sociological literature on policing. Examines studies of types of policing, police- citizen encounters, police discretion, use of force, police brutality, police culture, police organizational structure and change, effects of new technologies on police work, police corruption, experiences of female officers, and experiences of minority officers. ELO5 Social Science - Peace, ELO5 Social Science - Equality and Peace

    • SOCI3440Research Methods
      SOCI3440 Research Methods - 3 s.h.

      A survey of the principles and practices of social research, including data analysis, research ethics, and the design and implementation of surveys, in-depth interviews, content analysis, participant observation, experiments, and field studies. Prerequisite: MATH1380.

    • SOCI4330Social Inequality
      SOCI4330 Social Inequality - 3 s.h.

      Examines the intersection of race, ethnicity, class, gender, and other minority statuses and the relationships to personal identity and social structure. Helps to develop an awareness and understanding of diverse values, life-styles, beliefs, and attitudes of various racial, cultural, and ethnic minorities. Focuses on the social, legal, economic, and political aspects of prejudice and discrimination on socially disadvantaged groups. Prerequisite: SOCI1300 (with grade of C or better) and senior standing.

    BUAD3450Organizational Behavior BUAD3490Human Resource Management CHEM1340Forensic Chemistry COMM3100Intercultural Communication COMM3210Conflict Management and Dialogue (Also SOCI/PEAC3210) CRMJ2400Introduction to Criminal Justice CRMJ3100Law and the Justice System CRMJ3340Penology (also SOCI3340) CRMJ3350Community-based Corrections CRMJ3520Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice (also SOCI3520) CRMJ3900Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice CRMJ4700Criminal Justice Internship MATH1380Introduction to Statistics PEAC2200Introduction to Peace Studies (also POLS2200) PSYC1300Introductory Psychology PSYC2250Developmental Psychology PSYC3280Psychology and Law PSYC3370Cross Cultural Psychology PSYC3380Abnormal Psychology PSYC3440Psychology of the Workplace PSYC4430Theory and Practice of Counseling SOCI1300Introduction to Sociology SOCI2300Race and Ethnicity in the United States SOCI2440Victimology SOCI2500Criminology SOCI3120Sociological Studies of Policing SOCI3440Research Methods SOCI4330Social Inequality
    Course Descriptions
    BUAD3450 Organizational Behavior - 3 s.h.

    Human aspects of business organization, as distinguished from economic and technical aspects, and how they influence efficiency, morale, and management practice. Offered Fall even years. +This course is only offered every other year.

    BUAD3490 Human Resource Management - 3 s.h.

    A comprehensive review of essential personnel management concepts, laws, controversies, and techniques for success currently being used in business. Offered for online Organizational Leadership major only. +This course is only offered every other year.

    CHEM1340 Forensic Chemistry - 3 s.h.

    This course will expose students to the field of forensic science primarily using chemical forensics and testing. Topics include evidence collection and preservation, drugs and drug chemistry, heat and explosions, poisons and others. The course will cover basic chemical concepts needed to plan, execute, and interpret forensic results. All necessary scientific concepts will be developed in the context of forensic science. Two 50-minute class sessions and a 75-minute laboratory per week. ELO6 Science - World Citizenship, ELO6 Science - Innovation

    COMM3100 Intercultural Communication - 3 s.h.

    An examination of concepts that have application to communication across cultural boundaries, with emphasis on relating them to effective intercultural communication skills. Goal 4, ELO4 Global Learning - World Citizenship, ELO4 Global Learning - Equality and Peace +This course is only offered every other year.

    COMM3210 Conflict Management and Dialogue (Also SOCI/PEAC3210) - 3 s.h.

    An examination of conflict theories and approaches, negotiation process, conflict ethics, and third party mediation. In this class, students will become familiar with the causes of conflict as well as ways strategies and tactics used in conflict management. Further, this class will explore the foundational theoretical concepts and models of dialogue in the context of conflict management. Goal 3B +This course is only offered every other year.

    CRMJ2400 Introduction to Criminal Justice - 3 s.h.

    A survey of the structure and process of the criminal justice system, including the study of law enforcement, criminal courts, and correctional agencies. ELO5 Social Science - Peace, ELO5 Social Science - Equality and Peace

    CRMJ3100 Law and the Justice System - 3 s.h.

    An overview of Constitutional law that impacts the American justice system from arrest through trial, punishment to release. Key legal cases and precedents for policing, prosecution, sentencing, and corrections will be covered in depth. Prerequisite: CRMJ2400.

    CRMJ3340 Penology (also SOCI3340) - 3 s.h.

    Examines various theories of social control, as well as correctional practices, reforms, and their consequences. Research on various punishment and correctional strategies will be discussed. +This course is only offered every other year.

    CRMJ3350 Community-based Corrections - 3 s.h.

    Study of the history and design of community-based correctional programs, including probation and parole. The nature and variety of community corrections programs are examined and analyzed. +This course is only offered every other year.

    CRMJ3520 Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice (also SOCI3520) - 3 s.h.

    Includes an examination of the nature, extent, and patterns of juvenile delinquency, evaluation of theories and causal explanations of delinquency and investigation of delinquent subcultures, as well as an examination of legal processing and treatment programs for young offenders. PREREQUISITE: SOCI1300 Introduction to Sociology. +This course is only offered every other year.

    CRMJ3900 Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice - 3 s.h.

    An in-depth study of topics from the fields of criminal justice, law enforcement, or corrections. Courses may be repeated as topics vary. Prerequisites: CRMJ2400.cr

    CRMJ4700 Criminal Justice Internship - 1-3 s.h.

    An intensive internship program in appropriate agencies or departments directly related to criminal justice, law enforcement, or corrections. Placements will be supervised by department faculty and developed in conjunction with the interests of the student. (Graded on a Pass/Fail basis.) Prerequisites: CRMJ2400, minimum 3 s.h. upper division Criminal Justice course, major in Criminal Justice, junior/senior status, a minimum GPA of 2.75 or better in the major, and instructor's consent.

    MATH1380 Introduction to Statistics - 3 s.h.

    Data analysis and measures of central tendency, dispersion, and correlation. Introduction to probability. Estimation and hypothesis testing. Bivariate regression. Elementary ANOVA. Introduction to nonparametric techniques. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    PEAC2200 Introduction to Peace Studies (also POLS2200) - 3 s.h.

    Introduces the field of peace studies with a survey of the historical and philosophical bases for peacemaking, patterns of conflict resolution, nonviolence, history of peace movements, world order models, alternative futures, positive peace, and career options. Goal 3E, ELO5 Histories - Peace, ELO5 Histories - Equality and Peace

    PSYC1300 Introductory Psychology - 3 s.h.

    An introductory survey of psychological methods and thoughts as they relate to human experience and behavior. Topics include the role of the central nervous system in mediating behavior, learning and memory, states of awareness, motivation and emotion, personality, psychological disorders, and therapy. Goal 1C, ELO5 Social Science - Innovation

    PSYC2250 Developmental Psychology - 3 s.h.

    The study of human development over the entire lifespan. Focus is on the interaction of physical, intellectual, social, and emotional aspects of development. Prerequisite: PSYC1300. Goal 1C, ELO5 Social Science - Equality, ELO5 Social Science - Equality and Peace

    PSYC3280 Psychology and Law - 3 s.h.

    An examination of the legal system - both criminal and civil - through the use of psychological concepts, methods, and research findings. Prerequisite: PSYC1300 or instructor consent. Goal 1C +This course is only offered every other year.

    PSYC3370 Cross Cultural Psychology - 3 s.h.

    Study of psychological theories and empirical findings relating to variations in cultures. Goal 4, ELO4 Global Learning - World Citizenship, ELO4 Global Learning - Equality and Peace.

    PSYC3380 Abnormal Psychology - 3 s.h.

    A study of the disorders outlined in the current diagnostic statistical manual. Emphasis will be on etiology, symptoms, and methods of treatment. Prerequisite: Five semester hours in Psychology. Goal 1C

    PSYC3440 Psychology of the Workplace - 3 s.h.

    Psychological theory applied to problems of work: workplace design; group behavior; labor-management relations; leadership; employee selection and retention; psychological evaluation of workers. Goal 1C

    PSYC4430 Theory and Practice of Counseling - 3 s.h.

    A course designed to explore characteristics of counselors, characteristics of clients, basic counseling techniques, and current theories of counseling. Prerequisite: PSYC1300. Goal 1C

    SOCI1300 Introduction to Sociology - 3 s.h.

    Introduction to the perspective of sociology, its basic concepts and principles and an overview of the field.Includes study of social classes, sex roles, crime and deviance, socialization, social movements and others. Goal 1C, ELO5 Social Science - Equality, ELO5 Social Science - Equality and Peace

    SOCI2300 Race and Ethnicity in the United States - 3 s.h.

    Examines the basic sociological concepts and theories of race and ethnicity. Particular focus will be given to the social construction of race, as well as the causes and consequences of racism, immigration, education and residential segregation, environmental inequality, and social justice movements.

    SOCI2440 Victimology - 3 s.h.

    Explores victimology, or the study of victimization. Topics include the history of victims’ rights, causes of victimization, its consequences, and how other institutions deal with crime victims. Also addresses how social scientists conduct research on victims of crimes and current issues and topics of interests to researchers who study victimization. Prerequisites: SOCI1300 or consent from instructor.

    SOCI2500 Criminology - 3 s.h.

    Study of the nature, extent and causes of crime, and the analysis of various types of crimes. Prerequisite: SOCI1300 (grade of C or better) and Sophomore standing.

    SOCI3120 Sociological Studies of Policing - 3 s.h.

    Explores the sociological literature on policing. Examines studies of types of policing, police- citizen encounters, police discretion, use of force, police brutality, police culture, police organizational structure and change, effects of new technologies on police work, police corruption, experiences of female officers, and experiences of minority officers. ELO5 Social Science - Peace, ELO5 Social Science - Equality and Peace

    SOCI3440 Research Methods - 3 s.h.

    A survey of the principles and practices of social research, including data analysis, research ethics, and the design and implementation of surveys, in-depth interviews, content analysis, participant observation, experiments, and field studies. Prerequisite: MATH1380.

    SOCI4330 Social Inequality - 3 s.h.

    Examines the intersection of race, ethnicity, class, gender, and other minority statuses and the relationships to personal identity and social structure. Helps to develop an awareness and understanding of diverse values, life-styles, beliefs, and attitudes of various racial, cultural, and ethnic minorities. Focuses on the social, legal, economic, and political aspects of prejudice and discrimination on socially disadvantaged groups. Prerequisite: SOCI1300 (with grade of C or better) and senior standing.

  • Course list - Criminal Justice
    Courses Offered
    • CRMJ2400Introduction to Criminal Justice
      CRMJ2400 Introduction to Criminal Justice - 3 s.h.

      A survey of the structure and process of the criminal justice system, including the study of law enforcement, criminal courts, and correctional agencies. ELO5 Social Science - Peace, ELO5 Social Science - Equality and Peace

    • CRMJ3100Law and the Justice System
      CRMJ3100 Law and the Justice System - 3 s.h.

      An overview of Constitutional law that impacts the American justice system from arrest through trial, punishment to release. Key legal cases and precedents for policing, prosecution, sentencing, and corrections will be covered in depth. Prerequisite: CRMJ2400.

    • CRMJ3340Penology (also SOCI3340)
      CRMJ3340 Penology (also SOCI3340) - 3 s.h.

      Examines various theories of social control, as well as correctional practices, reforms, and their consequences. Research on various punishment and correctional strategies will be discussed. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • CRMJ3350Community-based Corrections
      CRMJ3350 Community-based Corrections - 3 s.h.

      Study of the history and design of community-based correctional programs, including probation and parole. The nature and variety of community corrections programs are examined and analyzed. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • CRMJ3520Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice (also SOCI3520)
      CRMJ3520 Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice (also SOCI3520) - 3 s.h.

      Includes an examination of the nature, extent, and patterns of juvenile delinquency, evaluation of theories and causal explanations of delinquency and investigation of delinquent subcultures, as well as an examination of legal processing and treatment programs for young offenders. PREREQUISITE: SOCI1300 Introduction to Sociology. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • CRMJ3900Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice
      CRMJ3900 Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice - 3 s.h.

      An in-depth study of topics from the fields of criminal justice, law enforcement, or corrections. Courses may be repeated as topics vary. Prerequisites: CRMJ2400.cr

    • CRMJ4100Correctional Case Management
      CRMJ4100 Correctional Case Management - 3 s.h.

      This course examines the role and techniques of casework in corrections with emphasis on integrating casework and counseling responsibilities and procedures. The course includes examining of therapy techniques and processes in various correctional settings and studying of service delivery programs tailored to the specific needs of correctional clients. Prerequisite: CRMJ/SOCI3340 Penology or CRMJ3350 Community-based Corrections. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • CRMJ4700Criminal Justice Internship
      CRMJ4700 Criminal Justice Internship - 1-3 s.h.

      An intensive internship program in appropriate agencies or departments directly related to criminal justice, law enforcement, or corrections. Placements will be supervised by department faculty and developed in conjunction with the interests of the student. (Graded on a Pass/Fail basis.) Prerequisites: CRMJ2400, minimum 3 s.h. upper division Criminal Justice course, major in Criminal Justice, junior/senior status, a minimum GPA of 2.75 or better in the major, and instructor's consent.

    CRMJ2400Introduction to Criminal Justice CRMJ3100Law and the Justice System CRMJ3340Penology (also SOCI3340) CRMJ3350Community-based Corrections CRMJ3520Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice (also SOCI3520) CRMJ3900Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice CRMJ4100Correctional Case Management CRMJ4700Criminal Justice Internship
    Course Descriptions
    CRMJ2400 Introduction to Criminal Justice - 3 s.h.

    A survey of the structure and process of the criminal justice system, including the study of law enforcement, criminal courts, and correctional agencies. ELO5 Social Science - Peace, ELO5 Social Science - Equality and Peace

    CRMJ3100 Law and the Justice System - 3 s.h.

    An overview of Constitutional law that impacts the American justice system from arrest through trial, punishment to release. Key legal cases and precedents for policing, prosecution, sentencing, and corrections will be covered in depth. Prerequisite: CRMJ2400.

    CRMJ3340 Penology (also SOCI3340) - 3 s.h.

    Examines various theories of social control, as well as correctional practices, reforms, and their consequences. Research on various punishment and correctional strategies will be discussed. +This course is only offered every other year.

    CRMJ3350 Community-based Corrections - 3 s.h.

    Study of the history and design of community-based correctional programs, including probation and parole. The nature and variety of community corrections programs are examined and analyzed. +This course is only offered every other year.

    CRMJ3520 Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice (also SOCI3520) - 3 s.h.

    Includes an examination of the nature, extent, and patterns of juvenile delinquency, evaluation of theories and causal explanations of delinquency and investigation of delinquent subcultures, as well as an examination of legal processing and treatment programs for young offenders. PREREQUISITE: SOCI1300 Introduction to Sociology. +This course is only offered every other year.

    CRMJ3900 Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice - 3 s.h.

    An in-depth study of topics from the fields of criminal justice, law enforcement, or corrections. Courses may be repeated as topics vary. Prerequisites: CRMJ2400.cr

    CRMJ4100 Correctional Case Management - 3 s.h.

    This course examines the role and techniques of casework in corrections with emphasis on integrating casework and counseling responsibilities and procedures. The course includes examining of therapy techniques and processes in various correctional settings and studying of service delivery programs tailored to the specific needs of correctional clients. Prerequisite: CRMJ/SOCI3340 Penology or CRMJ3350 Community-based Corrections. +This course is only offered every other year.

    CRMJ4700 Criminal Justice Internship - 1-3 s.h.

    An intensive internship program in appropriate agencies or departments directly related to criminal justice, law enforcement, or corrections. Placements will be supervised by department faculty and developed in conjunction with the interests of the student. (Graded on a Pass/Fail basis.) Prerequisites: CRMJ2400, minimum 3 s.h. upper division Criminal Justice course, major in Criminal Justice, junior/senior status, a minimum GPA of 2.75 or better in the major, and instructor's consent.