Crime and Justice Option
This option is offered within the following major(s):
The Crime and Justice option provides students with the ability to apply social science concepts and approaches to better understand and analyze relationships between crime, justice, and public policy from a sociological perspective. The option has particular relevance for sociology students aspiring to careers in criminal justice, law, or social services, as well as those preparing for advanced/graduate programs in criminology, criminal justice, or public policy. Academic internships are available in local criminal justice and social service agencies, offering a unique combination of scholarly analysis and practical experience for students seeking careers in fields such as law, policing, corrections, and social work.
|Select 23 credits of the following:||23|
|INTRODUCTION TO CRIME AND JUSTICE|
|DEVIANT BEHAVIOR AND SOCIAL CONTROL|
|CRIMINOLOGY AND PENOLOGY|
|SOCIOLOGY OF DRUG USE AND ABUSE|
|INSIDE-OUT: PRISONS, COMMUNITIES, AND PREVENTION|
|LAW AND SOCIETY|
|LAW, CRIME, AND POLICY|
Internship placement must be in crime, law or related field to count for option. Major paper required for 2+ credits.
Option Code: 995