The justice studies emphasis area requires 18 s.h. It is a good choice for students who hold associate degrees in disciplines such as community service, corrections, criminal justice, law enforcement, police science, or public safety. The emphasis area requires the following course work.

Justice Studies Emphasis Area

The emphasis requires two of these courses:

  • CRIM:1410 Introduction to Criminology (3 s.h.)
  • POLI:3111 American Public Policy (3 s.h.)
  • RCE:4197 Citizenship in a Multicultural Society (3 s.h.)\New Course Department Effective Fall 2022 CSED:4197
  • SOC:1030 Contemporary Social Problems (3 s.h.)
  • SOC:4225 The Social Psychology of Leadership(3 s.h.)

And at least four of these:

  • CRIM:4410 Treatment Interventions in Corrections (3 s.h.)
  • CRIM:4420 Criminal Punishment (3 s.h.)
  • HRTS:2115/IS:2115 Introduction to Human Rights (3 s.h.)
  • MGMT:2000 Introduction to Law (3 s.h.)
  • POLI:3503 Politics of Terrorism (3 s.h.)
  • RCE:4176 Child Abuse: Assessment, Intervention, and Advocacy (3 s.h.)\New Course Department Effective Fall 2022 CSED:4176
  • RCE:4185 Introduction to Substance Abuse (3 s.h.)\New Course Department Effective Fall 2022 CSED:4185
  • RCE:4194 Interpersonal Effectiveness (3 s.h.)\New Course Department Effective Fall 2022 CSED:4194
  • SOC:1022 Social Justice and Social Welfare in US (3 s.h.) Effective Fall 2022
  • SOC:2810 Social Inequality (3 s.h.)
  • SSW:3797 Child Welfare Policy and Practice (3 s.h.)
  • SSW:4100 Social Work in the Criminal Justice System (3 s.h.)