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Begin Date: Summer Session 1995
End Date: Spring Semester 1999

Administration of Justice (AOJBA) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR BARRETT A. LEE, Head, Department of Sociology

(The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Administration of Justice are offered by the program in Crime, Law, and Justice in the Department of Sociology.)

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Administration of Justice provides students with a broadly based liberal education focused on the understanding and analysis of justice systems. Having grappled with the many dilemmas and controversies presented by the problems of administering justice in a complex society, graduates of this program are given the background to be educated, thoughtful, and intelligent citizens.

For the B.A. degree in Administration of Justice, a minimum of 127 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

ELECTIVES: 18 credits
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in front of Bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 39 credits[1]

PRESCRIBED COURSES (9 credits)
ADM J 012 GS(3), 111(3), 221(3) (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (24 credits)
Select 3 credits in values and ethics from PHIL 003 GH(3), 103 GH(3), 104 GH(3), S T S 101 GH(3) (Sem: 7-8)
Select 21 credits in ADM J, with at least 3 credits in each category and at least 12 credits from categories b and c:
--a. System Components and Policy -- ADM J 200(3), 201(3), 401(3), 410(3), 430(3), 440(3), 441(3), 471(3), 472(3), 473(3), 482(3), 485(3) (Sem: 5-8)
--b. Justice Theory -- ADM J 445(3), 460(3), 462(3), 470(3) (Sem: 5-8)
--c. Special Problems in Justice Administration -- ADM J 420(3-6), 421(3), 422(3), 423 DF(3), 424W(3), 425(3), 451(3), 453 DF(3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (6 credits)
Select 6 credits in consultation with adviser from American studies, anthropology, economics, geography, history, liberal arts, labor and industrial relations, library studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology (Sem: 5-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

 

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1995

Blue Sheet Item #: 23-06-142

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