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Criminal Justice

Preparing you for a rich, rewarding career in law enforcement or the justice system, both in initial entry-level careers and the rest of your life. Reach your full potential.

  • Small class sizes
  • Opportunities for hands-on field experience and co-curricular activities
  • A student community that creates an atmosphere of learning and mutual success
  • Numerous internship opportunities to suit your specific needs, interests, and career aspirations
PERSONALIZE YOUR DEGREE

Complement your Criminal Justice major with minors in communication, psychology or an individually designed minor.

Gain real-life experience – all before your graduate.


Internships

Benefit from involvement of local law enforcement personnel, including the local police department, county sheriff’s department, correctional center, and prison. Many officers also serve as adjunct faculty.


Proven Success

Many graduates are successfully employed at the local, state, and federal level in areas such as law enforcement, corrections, and juvenile justice.


Career Options
  • Attorney
  • Border Patrol Agent
  • Police Detective
  • Warden
  • Sheriff
  • Corrections Officer

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98%

Placement Rate1Rate based University of Jamestown 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates 1

44K-139K

Expected salary range for a
criminal justice professional2Based on data from “FOCUS 2 CAREER 2



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
CJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
CJ 102 Deviance and Social Control (3)
CJ 202 Writing in Criminal Justice (3)
CJ 311 Corrections (3)
CJ 312 Police Science (3)
CJ
or
CJ
313

320
Community Policing and Problem Solving (3)

Crime and Delinquency (3)
CJ 330 Criminal Law and Procedure (3)
CJ 420 Criminal Justice Capstone (3)
CJ
or
CJ
450

497
Criminal Justice Internship (3)

Criminal Justice Thesis (3)

Course

Title (credits)
Three of the following courses(2 from the same theme)
Pols 104 American National Government (3)
Acct 201 Principles of Accounting I (3)
Acct 202 Principles of Accounting II (3)
Psyc 202 Research Methods (3)
Psyc 215 Applied Behavior Analysis (3)
Psyc 302 Abnormal Psychology (3)
Pols 314 U.S. Constitutional Law (3)
Psyc 315 Social Psychology (3)
Busn 315 Business Law I (3)
Busn 316 Business Law II (3)
Busn 322 Human Resource Management (3)
Phil 351 Philosophy and Law (3)
Psyc 360 Psychopharmacology (3)
Psyc 365 Dynamics of Addiction (3)
Psyc 410 Fundamentals of Counseling (3)
Psyc 430 Psychology and Law (3)

Total Semester Credits Required: 36




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