2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Nov 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, B.S. (SJNY Brooklyn and SJNY Long Island)

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The interdisciplinary major in Criminal Justice requires students to complete one track (Juvenile Justice, Mental Health, Law and Justice, Community Correctional Alternatives, Criminal Justice and Technology) along with the required courses. The Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice is only offered to Arts and Sciences students with Department Approval. Most generally for transfer students bringing in over 60 credits.

Core Courses:

For information about specific courses that fulfill core curriculum requirements, consult the current Core Curriculum Guide  

Core Courses:

All Criminal Justice majors must take the following CORE courses: BIO 225 , PHI 160 , SOC 100  or SOC 136 , and PSY 100  in preparation for the major. Courses should be selected in consultation with the Criminal Justice Associate Chairperson. A minimum average of C is required. A maximum of 15 credits may be transferred toward the major.

Elective Tracks

Community Correctional Alternatives: 9 credits

  Not all of the following courses are offered in the evening or Saturday.

Juvenile Justice: 9 credits

 Take CJ 257, Juvenile Justice, and Choose 2 of the remaining courses:

Law and Justice: 9 credits

Take CJ 288, Race, Class and Gender, and Choose 2 of the remaining courses:

Mental Health: 9 credits

Total: 36 credits

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