Criminal Justice Administration Concentration, Criminology (BA)

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​Criminal Justice Administration prepares students for criminal justice professions by developing the leadership and administrative skills needed for the daily challenges facing law enforcement agencies, the courts, and corrections institutions. Through a social justice perspective, students in this concentration develop more just and humane responses as agents of criminal legal system.

Students in the Criminal Justice Administration Concentration will be required to register for 2 Criminology courses from the list below (courses in gray are coming soon):

Course Title Quarter Hours
Choose two of the following:8
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS
LAW ENFORCEMENT MANAGEMENT
JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
FORENSIC SCIENCE
ETHICS IN CRIMINOLOGY
FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES IN POLICING
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In addition, students in the Criminal Justice Administration Concentration will be required to choose 3 elective courses from the list below:

Course Title Quarter Hours
Choose three of the following:12
CRIME AND THE MEDIA
LATINOS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
GANGS IN SOCIETY
COMMUNITIES AND CRIME
COMMUNITY NON-VIOLENCE
CRIME PREVENTION
CRIMES OF THE STATE
SCHOOL VIOLENCE, DISCIPLINE AND JUSTICE
US POLITICAL PRISONERS AND CRIMES OF CONSCIENCE
DRUGS AND SOCIETY
WHITE COLLAR AND CORPORATE CRIME
FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY
STREET GANGS
TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF DELINQUENCY
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW FROM COLONIALISM TO GLOBALIZATION
LAW OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANZIATIONS, NGOS AND GLOBAL GOVERNANCE
PHILOSOPHY AND MODERN SOCIETY
ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY
PUBLIC POLICY AND URBAN ISSUES
PUBLIC POLICY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
LAW AND THE POLITICAL SYSTEM
FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS
RIGHTS OF DEFENDANTS
THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
NATIONAL SECURITY AND THE U.S. CONSTITUTION