Sep 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Edgewood College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Edgewood College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, BS


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Policies for Criminal Justice Majors

Field Experience courses (CJ 372 SS 371 , SS 372 , SS 373  and SS 374 ) provide the opportunity for placement or internships in a variety of criminal justice positions. Field work positions have been available in city and county law enforcement agencies, federal and state correctional institutions, probation and parole programs, the district attorney’s office and in detention, shelter care and treatment centers. Placements in federal justice agencies in Washington D.C. are available. Students interested in the Field Experience option are responsible for their own application and placement with an appropriate agency in consultation with the Criminal Justice Program Coordinator. All potential Field Experience opportunities must be approved by the Program Coordinator prior to the student beginning the position with the agency.

The Department of Social Science will accept as equivalent to a supporting minor, a maximum of 18 transfer credits in selected police science, law enforcement and human services technical courses and in addition, will accept seven credits from approved field work sequences as the equivalent of Social Science 372-374. Field Experience: Criminal Justice major transfer students must earn at least 12 credits of coursework in the major program at Edgewood, with a least 4 of those credits from a criminal justice course. Criminal Justice majors minoring in Sociology will be required to take at least 12 credits of sociology in addition to the sociology courses for their major.

The interdisciplinary major of criminal justice consists of:

Criminal Justice Major Requirements


Social Science Interdisciplinary Sequence


(12 credits):

Recommended Course


(3 credits):

Additional Requirements


Additional required courses:

One of the following criminal justice courses


To be selected in consultation with Criminal Justice advisor.

One of the following criminal justice courses


To be selected in consultation with Criminal Justice advisor.

One of the following criminal justice courses


To be selected in consultation with Criminal Justice advisor.

One of the following economics courses


To be selected in consultation with Criminal Justice advisor.

One of the following sociology courses


To be selected in consultation with Criminal Justice advisor.

One of the following political science courses


To be selected in consultation with Criminal Justice advisor.

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