2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, B.S. (Professional Studies, SJC Brooklyn and SJC Long Island)


Barbara Morrell, Ph.D., Chairperson
Joseph E. Pascarella, Ph.D., Associate Chairperson

The B.S. degree in Criminal Justice is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of the nature of crime and criminal law in society as well as the workings of police, courts, and corrections-the essential components of the criminal justice system. Students will be equipped with the necessary skills and insights to understand the complex issues surrounding crime and the criminal population.

Professional Studies

Students pursuing the B.S. in Criminal Justice within Professional Studies would be expected to have post secondary education and training and have acquired, through experience, the skills and knowledge appropriate to the degree. 

The Department reserves the right to require an additional English writing course(s) at any point in a student’s program if deemed appropriate based on the student’s writing level.

 

Elective Tracks: 9 Credits


The following tracks are offered as areas of concentration for Criminal Justice majors.

Students must complete at least one track:

Community Correctional Alternatives: 9 Credits


Choose 3 of the following:

Juvenile Justice: 9 Credits


Take CJ 257, Juvenile Justice, and Choose 2 of the remaining courses:

Law and Justice: 9 Credits


Take CJ 288, Race, Class and Gender, and Choose 2 of the remaining courses:

Mental Health: 9 Credits


Choose 3 of the following:

Liberal Arts Electives: 19-28 Credits


Other Electives: 39-48 Credits


Total: 120 Credits (Effective students entering Fall 2015)