Justice Studies - Criminal Justice or Corrections / Human Services BA/BS

The Justice Studies major provides students with professional education that prepares them for a variety of careers in federal, state, and local criminal justice and human service agencies. The curriculum is strongly oriented to the social and behavioral sciences. As a part of the commitment to developing a professionally oriented student, field training placements in criminal justice agencies are available.

General Education Core

Written Communication
Select one of the following:6.00
COLLEGE WRITING
and RESEARCH WRITING
COLLEGE WRITING AND RESEARCH
Oral Communication
Select one of the following:3.00
PRINCIPLES OF SPEECH
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mathematical Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00-4.00
MATHEMATICS AS A LIBERAL ART
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS (or MATH-147A & MATH-147B)
STATISTICAL REASONING
CALCULUS I
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR THE SCIENCES
FOUNDATION OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II
MATH FOR BUSINESS ANALYSIS
MATH FOR TECHNOLOGY
STATISTICAL REASONING
Humanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
Select one of the following:3.00
SURVEY OF ART
THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS
SURVEY OF MUSIC
MUSIC IN AMERICA
WORLD MUSIC
HISTORY OF MUSICAL THEATER
SURVEY OF THE THEATER
Scientific Ways of Knowing
Select one course from two disciplines; one lab7.00-8.00
INTRODUCTION TO BIOINFORMATICS
SCIENCE FOR LIFE
PLANTS AND PEOPLE
HUMAN BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
THE CHEMISTRY OF DAILY LIFE
GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY
PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SYSTEMS
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL SCIENCES
NATURAL SCIENCE FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATOR
GENERAL PHYSICS I
PHYS SCIENCES FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATORS
DESCRIPTIVE ASTRONOMY
ENGINEERING PHYSICS I
Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
Select from two disciplines:6.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
CURRENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Diversity
Select one of the following:3.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
RACE AND ETHNICITY
COMMUNICATION AND DIVERSITY
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
NATIVE AMERICAN WRITTEN LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
BEGINNING SPANISH I
BEGINNING SPANISH II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
Integrative Component (1 course required)
Select one of the following:3.00
ID 300A - 300V (see course description for options)
HELLS CANYON INSTITUTE
Foreign/Heritage Language
Take 16 credits of language if selecting Bachelor of Arts degree16.00
Total Credits37.00-39.00

Program Requirements

Major Courses
JS-103INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE3.00
JS-202CORRECTIONS IN AMERICA3.00
JS-225CRIMINAL PROCEDURE3.00
JS/SOC-320JUVENILE DELINQUENCY3.00
JS-325CRIMINAL LAW3.00
JS/SOC-345CRIMINOLOGY3.00
JS-475CRIME, JUSTICE AND ETHICS3.00
JS-495PRACTICUM IN JUSTICE STUDIES3.00
JS-499RESEARCH PROJECT AND SEMINAR IN JUSTICE STUDIES3.00
SOC-375DEVIANT BEHAVIOR AND SOCIAL CONTROL3.00
SS-385RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND STATISTICAL CONCEPTS3.00
Emphasis
Select one of the following emphases:15.00
Criminal Justice Emphasis - Select 15 credits from the following:
AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
POLICE IN AMERICA
PRINCIPLES OF INTERVIEWING AND CASE STUDIES
PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS
STATISTICAL METHODS
ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
WHITE COLLAR CRIME
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
RACE AND ETHNICITY
COMMUNITY POLICING
COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS
RACE, CLASS, GENDER & JUSTICE
JUSTICE ISSUES AND PUBLIC POLICY
Corrections/Human Services Emphasis - Select 15 credits from the following:
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
PRINCIPLES OF INTERVIEWING AND CASE STUDIES
STATISTICAL METHODS
PROBATION AND PAROLE
MARRIAGE AND FAMILY
ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
SOCIAL STRATIFICATION
WHITE COLLAR CRIME
RACE AND ETHNICITY
REHABILITATION PROGRAMS
RACE, CLASS, GENDER & JUSTICE
JUSTICE ISSUES AND PUBLIC POLICY
VIOLENCE TOWARD WOMEN
COUNSELING THEORIES AND TECHNIQUES
Language or Computer Science - BS Degree Only
Select one of the following options:8.00-9.00
Computer Science Option (3 credits must be upper division):
CYBERCRIME
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN SOC SCIENCES
COMPUTERS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE
Language Option:
Select 8 credits in language
Electives
Select 27 elective credits27.00
Total Credits83.00-84.00

Summary

General Education37
Major Courses33
Emphasis Area15
Language/Computer Science8-9
General Electives27
Total120