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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus

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Begin Date: Summer Session 2003
End Date: Spring Semester 2012

Administration of Justice - ARCHIVE

Abington College (AJAAB)
University College (AJACC): Penn State Fayette, Penn State Schuylkill, Penn State Wilkes-Barre

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 123 credits is required.

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(4-7 credits 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

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(3 of these 24 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR, GENERAL EDUCATION, or ELECTIVES and 0-12 credits are included in ELECTIVES if foreign language proficiency is demonstrated by examination.)
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in this bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 43-44 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)
CRIM J 012 GS(3), CRIM J 100(3), CRIM J 221(3), STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (24-25 credits)
Select 3-4 credits in values and ethics from B A 243(4), PHIL 003 GH(3), PHIL 103 GH(3), PHIL 105 GH(3), PHIL 106 GH(3), or PHIL/S T S 107 GH(3), S T S 100 GH(3), S T S 101 GH(3) or S T S/PHIL 107 GH(3) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 3 credits from CRIM J 451 US(3) or CRIM J 453 US(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 18 credits in CRIM J, with at least 12 credits in the 400 level from: CRIM J 013 GS(3), CRIM J 083S GS(3), CRIM J 200(3), CRIM J 201(3), CRIM J 210(3), CRIM J 230(3), CRIM J 234(3), CRIM J 300H(3), CRIM J 301H(3), CRIM J 302H(4), CRIM J 345(3), CRIM J 406(3), CRIM J 412(3), CRIM J 414(3), CRIM J 421(3), CRIM J 421W(3), CRIM J 423(3), CRIM J 424(3), CRIM J 424W(3), CRIM J 425(3), CRIM J 426(3), CRIM J 430(3), CRIM J 439(3), CRIM J 441(3), CRIM J 441W(3), CRIM J 460(3), CRIM J 462(3), CRIM J 467(3), CRIM J 471(3), CRIM J 473(3), CRIM J 482(3), CRIM J 489W(3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (6 credits)
Select 6 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: Summer Session 2003

Blue Sheet Item #: 31-06-032

Review Date: 5/2/07

UCA Revision #2: 7/26/07

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