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After completing the required curriculum in the criminal justice program, graduates will be able to:
Evaluate the relative strengths of various approaches to criminal justice.
Show an understanding of the major areas in criminal justice, to include:
Criminal justice and juvenile justice process
Facility and community corrections
Probation and parole
Display ethical and professional behavior while applying this knowledge to problems and changing fact situations.
Communicate this knowledge effectively in written and oral form.
After completing the elective and liberal arts curriculum in the University of Mary Criminal Justice Program, graduates will be able to:
Process and apply information reliably.
Demonstrate research skills to include statistics and computer methods.
Demonstrate logic, critical thinking, and ethical decision-making.
Display an understanding of the impact of issues of diversity on themselves and their communities.
Major in Criminal Justice:
CRJ 201, 210, 212, 307, 310, 312, 320, 390, 410, 420; ADC 311; MAT 103, 204; POL 101, 414; PSY 201, 406; ANT 171; SWK 350; one of the following CRJ electives: CRJ 325, 425, 490; one of the following policy electives: POL 302, SOC 302, SWK 311, or SWK 330; one of the following topical electives: ADC 318, PSY 308, SOC 210, SOC 305, SOC 404, or SWK 303; ALU 499
Minor in Criminal Justice:
CRJ 201, 212, 307, and any three of the following courses - two of which must be at the 300 to 400 level: CRJ 210, 310, 312, 320, 325/425, 410; ADC 311, POL 202, 302, 414; PSY 406, SOC 302, 305; SWK 303