Race, Class, Gender, and Justice Concentration, Criminology (BA)

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Race, Class, Gender, and Justice examines the social, political, and economic inequities in society. This concentration sensitizes students to the struggles of marginalized groups who are exposed to the criminal legal system. The courses within this concentration serve to further students' conceptual understanding of the values, ethics, and power relationships involved in the process of justice.

Students in the Race, Class, Gender and Justice Concentration will be required to register for 2 Criminology courses from the list below:

Course Title Quarter Hours
Choose two of the following:8
CRIME AND THE MEDIA
LATINOS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
CRIMES OF THE STATE
US POLITICAL PRISONERS AND CRIMES OF CONSCIENCE
WHITE COLLAR AND CORPORATE CRIME
INTERNSHIP

In addition, students in the Race, Class, Gender and Justice Concentration will be required to choose 3 elective courses from the list below:

Course Title Quarter Hours
Choose three of the following:12
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS
LAW ENFORCEMENT MANAGEMENT
GANGS IN SOCIETY
COMMUNITIES AND CRIME
COMMUNITY NON-VIOLENCE
CRIME PREVENTION
JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
SCHOOL VIOLENCE, DISCIPLINE AND JUSTICE
FORENSIC SCIENCE
ETHICS IN CRIMINOLOGY
FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES IN POLICING
RACE AND RACISM
STEREOTYPES AND BLACK IDENTITY
MASCULINITY, JUSTICE AND LAW
QUEER PIONEERS: CULTURE, GENDER, AND POLITICAL ACTIVISM
LATINO COMMUNITIES AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT
LATINO COMMUNITIES IN CHICAGO
GROWING UP LATINO/LATINA IN THE U.S.
SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT AND LATINO FAMILIES
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (Latinas/os and the Mass Incarceration/Detention Complex)
ISSUES IN SEX AND GENDER
GENDER, RACE, AND CLASS: PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES
IMMIGRATION LAW
SOCIOLOGY OF WOMEN
SOCIOLOGY OF YOUTH HEALTH
GENDER, SEXUALITY AND VIOLENCE
GENDER, VIOLENCE AND RESISTANCE
WOMEN AND LAW
TEEN VIOLENCE PREVENTION