Corrections Degree

SUGGESTED COURSES FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN PURSUING A CAREER IN CORRECTIONS:

(The following is for purposes of illustration only)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
CRJU 1113 - Introduction to Criminal Justice *
Spring Semester
CRJU2933 - Judicial Systems and Practices *

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
CRJU2243 - Correctional Systems and Practices *
Spring Semester
CRJU2223 - Legal Aspects of Corrections *
CRJU 2000 Level Courses *

Junior Year

Fall Semester
CRJU3213 - Research Methods *
CRJU Advanced Course *
Spring Semester
CRJU 4213 Criminal Law *
CRJU Advanced Course *

Senior Year

Fall Semester
CRJU Advanced Course *
CRJU Advanced Course *
Spring Semester
CRJU Advanced Course *

CRJU Advanced courses recommended for those interested in Corrections:

CRJU4203
Civil Liability for Criminal Justice Professionals; and/or
CRJU3463
Community Corrections Supervision: and/or
CRJU3713
Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice
CRJU3733
Juvenile Deliquency
CRJU4263
Correctional Counseling
CRJU4333
Contemporary Correctional Issues; and/or
CRJU4773
Internship in Criminal Justice

* Required courses for total of 36 semester hours for those seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice (BSCJ) .

Additional advanced courses are recommended beyond what is required.