Feb 26, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011 
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Justice Studies Major, BA

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The Justice Studies program is an interdisciplinary program designed to give students a broad understanding of the justice system and issues related to the administration of justice. As a multi-disciplinary program, it will encompass those disciplines in the humanities and social sciences that are relevant to an understanding of justice. Courses from political science, sociology, law, philosophy, history, and other disciplines that contribute to a greater understanding of justice and of issues related to crime, corrections and the administration of justice will be an integral part of the program. The program will prepare students for professional positions in the justice system or in justice-related agencies, as well as to seek graduate and professional degrees in law, public policy or other fields relevant to the administration of justice.


In support of the major area, the student is required to complete at least three semester hours of course work in each of the following areas: computer science, philosophy, science, and statistics. The student must complete Elementary Foreign Language I and II.

Note: A minor is not required.

Courses for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Justice Studies





Total Hours: At least 123 Semester Hours

(GE) General Education Core Requirements

A student must have a minimum of 42 hours of upper division course work to fulfill the requirements for a major in Justice Studies

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