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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus

Administration of Justice

University College (AJSCC): Penn State Beaver, Penn State DuBois, Penn State Fayette, Penn State Greater Allegheny, Penn State Hazleton, Penn State New Kensington, Penn State Schuylkill, Penn State Shenango, Penn State Wilkes-Barre

The Bachelor of Science degree is intended to prepare students for careers in the administration of justice. Two emphases are provided: (1) for students interested in entry-level employment in justice agencies; (2) for students interested in academic or research positions and who may seek graduate education before beginning employment.

For the B.S. degree in Administration of Justice, a minimum of 120 credits is required.

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(4-7 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 14-18 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 64-65 credits[1]
(This includes 4-7 credits of General Education courses; 0-3 credits of GH courses; 4 credits of GQ courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (13 credits)
CRIMJ 012 GS(3), CRIMJ 100(3), CRIMJ 221(3), STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (39-40 credits)
(Some of the courses in this category may have prerequisites that are not included in the major.)
Select 3-4 credits in values and ethics from BA 243(4) or BA 241(2) and BA 242(2), CRIMJ 465(3), PHIL 003 GH(3), PHIL 103 GH(3), PHIL 105 GH(3), PHIL 106 GH(3), or PHIL/STS 107 GH(3), STS 100 GH(3), STS 101 GH(3) or STS/PHIL 107 GH(3) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 3 credits from CRIMJ 451 US(3) or CRIMJ 453 US(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 18 credits in CRIMJ, with at least 9 credits in the 400 level from: CRIMJ 013 GS(3), CRIMJ 083 GS(3), CRIMJ 113 US(3), CRIMJ 200(3), CRIMJ 201(3), CRIMJ 210(3), CRIMJ 220(3), CRIMJ 230(3), CRIMJ 234(3), CRIMJ 241(3), CRIMJ 296(1-18), CRIMJ 297(1-9), CRIMJ 300(3), CRIMJ 301(3), CRIMJ 302(3), CRIMJ 304(3), CRIMJ 310(3), CRIMJ 311(3), CRIMJ 345(3), CRIMJ 389(3), CRIMJ 406(3), CRIMJ 407(3), CRIMJ 408(3), CRIMJ 410(3), CRIMJ 412(3), CRIMJ 413(3), CRIMJ 414(3), CRIMJ 415(3), CRIMJ 420(3), CRIMJ 421(3), CRIMJ 422(3), CRIMJ 423 US(3), CRIMJ 424(3), CRIMJ 425(3), CRIMJ 426(3), CRIMJ 430(3), CRIMJ 431(3), CRIMJ 432(3), CRIMJ 435(3), CRIMJ 439(3), CRIMJ 441(3), CRIMJ 450(3), CRIMJ 460(3), CRIMJ 462(3), CRIMJ 467(3), CRIMJ 469(3), CRIMJ 471(3), CRIMJ 473(3), CRIMJ 482(3), CRIMJ 489(3), CRIMJ 497(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 15 credits -- emphasis a or b:
a. Field Research emphasis: CRIMJ 240(4), CRIMJ 290(1- 3), CRIMJ 494(5), CRIMJ 495(5) (Sem: 5-8)
b. Research and Policy Analysis emphasis: Select 15 credits, at least 6 at the 400 level from: AMST 491W(3-6), CRIMJ 424W(3), any CMPSC (3), ECON 104 GS(3), LER 100 GS(3), LST 370(3), PLSC 002(3), PLSC 419 US(3), PLSC 490(3), SOC 409 US(3), SOC 419(3), SOC 422(3), or SOC 423(3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (12 credits)
Select 12 credits, in consultation with adviser, from University-wide offerings according to student's career plan (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: Fall Semester 2011

Blue Sheet Item #: 40-04-100

Review Date: 01/10/2012

UCA Revision #2: 7/26/07

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