COEHS Highlights, Important Dates, and Announcements:

New Program Approved!

The PreK–4/Special Education Dual Certification Program has been approved for the Fall 2014 semester!  

SCHEDULING NEWS:

Students may check the course listings in the myShip portal for the most up-to-date listing of available courses. 

UG FALL Scheduling dates:           

March 31 – April 21

Clean-Up – April 28-May 9

UG SUMMER Scheduling dates:

Term III – March 31 – May 12 (Drop)/May 13 (Add)

Term IV – March 31 – June 3 (Drop)/June 4 (Add)

Term V – March 31 – July 8 (Drop)/July 9 (Add)

G FALL Scheduling dates:   

March 24 – Aug 30 (Drop)/Aug 31 (Add)

G SUMMER Scheduling dates:

Term III – March 24 – May 12 (Drop)/May 13 (Add)

Term IV – March 24 – June 3 (Drop)/June 4 (Add)

Term V – March 24 – July 8 (Drop)/July 9 (Add)

OTHER IMPORTANT DATES:
  • May 2:  Day and Evening Classes End
  • May 5-9:  Final Exams
  • May 9:  Graduate Commencement Ceremony
  • May 10:  Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
  • May 15:  Grades DUE on line at 3:00 p.m.
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College of Education and Human Services
Shippensburg University
Shippen Hall (SPH)
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257

Dean's Office (SPH 352) 
717-477-1373
Administrative Assistant email:  veshaa@ship.edu

Associate Dean's Office and Student Resources (SPH 356)

717-477-1141
Administrative Assistant email:  plstum@ship.edu

Office of Field Experiences and Partnerships (Shippen Hall 354)
717-477-1487
Administrative Assistant email:  dlacke@ship.edu

Fax 717-477-4012 
General Email address: 
COEHS@ship.edu  

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CRIMINAL JUSTICE (45 CREDITS) 

Criminal Justice Planning Sheet  

 

REQUIRED CORE COURSES (21 Credits) About us p1(1) 

  • CRJ 100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 211 - Criminal Law and Procedure
  • CRJ 221 - Policing A Democracy
  • CRJ 241 - Survey of Corrections
  • CRJ 309 - Theories of Crime & Crime Control
  • CRJ 310 - Research Methods
  • CRJ 452 - Race, Ethnicity, and Crime

CRIMINAL JUSTICE ELECTIVES (21 Credits) 

  • CRJ 321 - Criminal Investigation
  • CRJ 326 - Victimology
  • CRJ 336 - Introduction to Forensic Science
  • CRJ 345 - Organization & Management of CRJ Agencies
  • CRJ 348 - Clinical Intervention and Treatment
  • CRJ 351 - Juvenile Justice
  • CRJ 356 - Organized Crime
  • CRJ 365 - White Collar Crime
  • CRJ 370 - Mock Trial
  • CRJ 390 - Selected Topics in CRJ
  • CRJ 393 - Selected Topics in CRJ
  • CRJ 396 - Selected Topics in CRJ
  • CRJ 397 - Selected Topics in CRJ
  • CRJ 411 - Terrorism
  • CRJ 433 - Evidence Law
  • CRJ 456 - Forensic Science: Evidence Analysis
  • CRJ 461 - Social Construction of Homicide
  • CRJ 463 - Comparative Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 464 - Popular Culture, Crime and Justice
  • CRJ 466 - Women and Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 471 - Internship I*
  • CRJ 472 - Internship II*
  • CRJ 473 - Internship III*
  • CRJ 474 - Internship IV*
  • CRJ 490 - Selected Topics in CRJ
  • CRJ 491 - Selected Topics in CRJ

*Each section of internship is worth 3 credits and equals 120 hours of agency work.  Therefore, 3 credits = 120 hours, 6 credits = 240 hours, 9 Credits = 360 hours, and 12 credits = 480 hours of work.

REQUIRED CAPSTONE COURSES (3 Credits) 

  • CRJ 454 - Policy, Professionalism and Ethics

Criminal Justice Interdisciplinary Course (15 Credits) 

  •  Students may select any five courses 200-level and above.  No Criminal Justice Courses, General Education courses, or 100 level courses may be used to meet these requirements.  

REQUIRED General Education Courses 

Criminal Justice majors are required to take the following general education (Gen. Ed.) courses:

  • Category D -  PLS 100: U.S. Government and Politics  
  • Category E -  PSY 101: General Psychology  
  • Category E -  SOC 101: Intro to Sociology: Society and Diversity   

There is no language requirement for CRJ majors, although the department strongly recommends that our students gain a basic understanding of Spanish. The department also strongly recommends that our students take a basic computer science course.