B.S. Criminal Justice - Psychology/M.S. Criminal Justice Administration
The concentration in psychology educates students in criminal justice on the interface between the two disciplines of criminal justice and psychology. The scope and sequence of seven psychology courses, in addition to the core criminal justice curriculum, provide students with a foundation in the interdisciplinary science of psychology, including the biological and psychosocial bases of behavior, learning, personality, and cognition. Students gain competency in research methods in the social sciences.
The programmatic outcomes for the B.S. Criminal Justice--Psychology/M.S.C.J.A. are:
1) Students will analyze how criminal justice policy is formulated at the federal, state and local level within a political, economic and social context.
2) Students will articulate the roles and functions of the various components of the criminal justice system.
3) Students will apply decision-making techniques, using quantitative and qualitative analysis, and theory to management issues.
4) Students will apply critical thinking to diversity issues that arise in Criminal Justice
5) Students will demonstrate leadership skills through effective written and oral communication.
6) Students will use current technology to access information, analyze and interpret data, and generate reports.
7) Students will implement leadership skills to work effectively within diverse teams.
|General Education Courses|
|CJ 411||Crisis Intervention (/MCJA)||3|
|CJ 445||Criminal Justice Capstone *||3|
|EH 105||College Writing *||3|
|HE 111||The Husson Experience ***||1|
|MS 132||Probability and Statistics||3|
|PY 111||General Psychology||3|
|Fine Arts Elective||3|
|Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective||3|
|Lab Science Elective (Must also qualify as a sustainability elective)||3|
|Math I Elective||4|
|CJ 101||Intro to Justice & Pub Safety *||3|
|CJ 215||Police Operations *||3|
|CJ 225||Criminal Procedure *||3|
|CJ 235||Criminology *||3|
|CJ 309||Constitutional Law||3|
|CJ 310||Mod Penology and Corrections||3|
|CJ 315||Juvenile Justice||3|
|CJ 337||Interviewing and Interrogation||3|
|CJ 435||Management & Criminal Justice||3|
|PL 200||Criminal Law *||3|
|CJ Elective 300/400 Level||3|
|Open Undergrad Elec (4) or MCJA||12|
|PY 141||Human Growth and Development||3|
|PY 232||Abnormal Psychology||3|
|PY 242||Research Methods||3|
|PY Electives 300/400||12|
|BA 600||Research Methods in Business and Education||3|
|BA 605||Management Communications||3|
|CJ 705||Leadership & Ethics||3|
|CJ 717||Graduate Capstone Course||3|
|Graduate Business Elective||9|
|Graduate Criminal Justice Electives 700+||9|
|CJ 101*||3||CJ 225*||3|
|EH 105*||3||PY 111||3|
|HE 111***||1||Lab Science Elective (Must also qualify as a sustainability elective)||3|
|Humanities Elective||3||Perspectives Elective||3|
|Math I Elective||4||Perspectives Elective||3|
|CJ 215*||3||CJ 221||3|
|MS 132||3||CJ 235*||3|
|PL 200*||3||CJ 400||3|
|PY 141||3||PY 232||3|
|Literature Elective||3||Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective||3|
|CJ 309||3||CJ 315||3|
|CJ 310||3||CJ 337||3|
|CJ 341||3||CJ 435||3|
|PY 242||3||Fine Arts Elective||3|
|PY Elective 300/400||3||PY Elective 300/400||3|
|BA 605||3||BA 600||3|
|CJ 705||3||CJ 445*||3|
|PY Elective 300/400||3||Historical Elective||3|
|CJ Elective 300/400 Level||3||PY Elective 300/400||3|
|Graduate Business Elective||3||Open Undergraduate Elective/M.C.J.A.||3|
|Graduate Business Elective||3||CJ 411 (/MCJA)||3|
|Graduate Criminal Justice Electives 700+||3||CJ 717||3|
|Graduate Criminal Justice Electives 700+||3||Graduate Business Elective||3|
|Open Undergraduate Elective/M.C.J.A.||3||Graduate Criminal Justice Electives 700+||3|
|Open Undergraduate Elective/M.C.J.A.||3||Open Undergraduate Elective/M.C.J.A.||3|
|Total Hours: 152|
A grade-point average of 3.0 must be achieved in order to enroll in graduate courses in the 7th semester.
"C" or better in all courses marked
Course may not be required for degree completion.