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University Bulletin

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Administration of Justice

University College (AJACC): Penn State DuBois, Penn State Fayette, Penn State Greater Allegheny, Penn State Hazleton, 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 120 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: 11-15 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)
CRIMJ 012 GS(3), CRIMJ 100(3), CRIMJ 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), or B A 241(2) and B A 242(2), CRIMJ 465(3), 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 CRIMJ, with at least 9 credits in the 400 level from: CRIMJ 013 GS(3), CRIMJ 083S 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 300H(3), CRIMJ 301H(3), CRIMJ 302H(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 421(3), CRIMJ 422(3), CRIMJ 423(3), CRIMJ 424(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 450W(3), CRIMJ 460(3), CRIMJ 462(3), CRIMJ 467(3), CRIMJ 469(3), CRIMJ 471(3), CRIMJ 473(3), CRIMJ 482(3), CRIMJ 489W(3), CRIMJ 497(3), CRIMJ 497A(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: Fall Semester 2011

Blue Sheet Item #: 40-04-099

Review Date: 01/10/2012

UCA Revision #2: 7/26/07