Courts

 

SUGGESTED COURSES FOR STUDENTS PURSUING A CAREER IN COURTS OR A GRADUATE DEGREE

Students interested in careers in the Courts or attending law school or graduate school should consider taking the following sequence of courses. 

                   Year 1
 
Fall Semester

Ш       CRJU 1113, Introduction to Criminal Justice

Spring Semester

Ш       CRJU 2933, Judicial Systems and Practices OR

Ш       CRJU 2223, Legal Aspects of Corrections

                  Year 2

 Fall Semester

Ш       CRJU 2233 Police Systems and Practices OR

Ш       CRJU 2243, Correctional Systems and Practices

Spring Semester

Ш       CRJU , 2943 Writing for the Criminal Justice Professional OR

Ш       CRJU 2123, Police-Community Relations

Ш       CRJU 2000 Level Course

                  Year 3

 Fall Semester

Ш       CRJU 3213, Research Methods

Ш       CRJU Advanced Course

Spring Semester

Ш       CRJU Advanced Course

Ш       CRJU Advanced Course

Ш       CRJU 2213, Introduction to Criminal Law

Year 4 

 Fall Semester

Ш       CRJU 4213, Criminal Law

Ш       CRJU Advanced Course

Spring Semester

Ш       CRJU Advanced Course

 CRJU advanced courses recommended for those interested in graduate school include:

Ш       CRJU 3933, The Judicial System and Process

Ш       CRJU 4203, Civil Liability for Criminal Justice Professionals

Ш       CRJU 4143, Family Law

Ш       CRJU 4223, Criminal Procedure

Ш       CRJU 4233, Constitutional Law

Ш       CRJU 4253, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

Note: Students interested in pursuing a graduate degree should strongly consider taking a statistics course.  Students interested in obtaining a graduate degree in the field of criminal justice should strongly consider taking both a criminology and statistics course. 

 


This includes any master’s, doctorate, or law degree. 

It should not be assumed that the classes will be offered during the semester in which they are listed here.  Please consult the fall, spring, and summer schedule of classes (as well as your advisor) to ensure you are meeting the requirements for both the BSCJ as well as the University.  

Additional advanced courses are recommended beyond what is required.