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Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus

(ARCHIVE) Administration of Justice

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1999
End Date: Summer Session 2001

Administration of Justice - (ARCHIVE)

Abington College (AJSAB)
Commonwealth College (AJSCC)

PROFESSOR BARRETT A. LEE, Head, Department of Sociology

The Bachelor of Science degree is intended to prepare students for careers in the administration of justice. Three emphases are provided: (1) for students interested in entry-level employment in justice agencies; (2) for students interested in developing special competence that will prepare them to work with Hispanics in the justice system; and (3) 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 129 credits is required.

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

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

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(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: 18 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 66 credits[1]

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

ADDITIONAL COURSES (51 credits)
(Some of the courses in this category may have prerequisites that are not included in the major.)
Select 3 credits in values and ethics from, PHIL 003 GH(3), 103 GH(3), or 104 GH(3), S T S 101 GH(3) (Sem: 5-6)

Select 6 credits in minority perspectives from AM ST 405(3), ANTH 146 GS;DF(3), CMLIT 110 GH;DF(3), ECON 435(3), 436 DF(3), ENGL 139 GH;DF(3), RL ST 145 GH;DF(3), SOC 119 GS;DF(4), SOC 409 GS;DF(4), SPAN 131 GH;DF(3), WMNST 001 GS;DF(3) (Sem: 5-8)

Select 6 credits in quantification/methodology from CMPSC 101 GQ(3), CSE 120(3); MATH 110 GQ(4), 111 GQ(2), or 140 GQ(4), 141 GQ(4); PSY 015(4) or STAT 200 GQ(4); SOC 007(3), 470(4), STAT 460(3), 462(3), 464(3), 480(1) (Sem: 5-8)

Select 21 credits in ADM J, with at least 9 credits from a, 3 credits from b, and 3 credits from 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)

Select 15 credits from: a, b, or c:
--a. Field Research -- ADM J 240W(3), 395(13) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from CMPSC 100(3), L A 283(3), 483(3), PL SC 409(3), 410(3), or SOC 007(3) (Sem: 5-8)
--b. Spanish Language and Culture -- SPAN 100(3), 110(3), 131 GH;DF(3), 305(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from SPAN 400(3), 410(3), or 412(3) (Sem: 5-8)
--c. Research and Policy Analysis --Select 15 credits, at least 6 from each category: (a) Research Methods--CMPSC 100(3), L ST 470(3), PSY 015(4), or STAT 200 GQ(4), SOC 007(3), 470(4), 471(3) (Sem: 5-8); (b) Policy Analysis--ECON 004 GS(3), L I R 101 GS(3), PL SC 002(3), 419(3), 420(3), R SOC 425(3), or S T S 460(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 1999

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