Corrections and Juvenile Justice Studies Bachelor’s Degree Curriculum

Please review the admissions requirements before applying for this or any program. If you have questions about the program or are planning to register for classes, please speak to the program advisor.

 

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 7 of the university undergraduate catalog.

 

Core Courses 21

COR 201

Introduction to Corrections

3

COR 311

Juvenile Justice System

3

COR 360

Rehabilitation Strategies for Adult and Juvenile Offenders

3

CRJ 313

Criminal Justice Ethics

3

CRJ 331

Perspectives on Crime and Delinquency

3

CRJ 388

Criminal Justice Research

3

CRJ 400

Applied Criminal Justice Analysis

3

Corrections and Juvenile Justice Studies Electives 18

Together with your advisor, select from CRJ 490 or CRJ 490W Together with your advisor, select from CRJ 490 or CRJ 490W, Capstone Course in Criminal Justice (3 hours), and any upper division COR courses (15 hours). 

 

Choices include:

 

COR 302

Living and Working in Prison

3

COR 303

Offender in the Community                                                                        

3

COR 321

Offender in the Community                                                                       

3

COR 322

School-Base Interventions for At-Risk Youth                                          

3

COR 323

Legal Issues in Adult Corrections                                                              

3

COR 410

Female Offenders                                                                                         

3

COR 412

Exploring the Death Penalty                                                                     

3

COR 413

Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Offenders                            

3

COR 420

Diversity in Corrections                                                                             

3

COR 422

Advanced Legal Issues in Juvenile Justice                                            

3

Supporting Course Requirements 6

Together with your advisor, select two of the following:

 

Any upper division CRJ course

3

Homeland Security

 

HLS 101

Introduction to Homeland Security

3

HLS 321

Critical Problem Analysis

3

HLS 341

Cyber Security

3

Police Studies

 

PLS 103

Police, Order, Maintenance and Crime

3

PLS 216

Criminal Law

3

PLS 316

Criminal Evidence

3

PLS 380

Police in the Popular Media

3

PLS 415

Contemporary Police Strategies

3

Psychology

 

PSY 200

Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY 308

Abnormal Psychology

3

PSY 314

Adolescent and Adult Development

3

Free Electives 35-38
EKU General Education Requirements 37
Total Hours 120