NEWS FROM THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES!

KUDOS:

Dr. Ford Brooks, professor and interim chair, Department of Counseling and College Student Personnel, was invited to share his expertise on addictions and counseling in Counseling Today's article, "Hidden in Plain Sight."

Dr. George F. "Jody" Harpster was named the 16th president of Shippensburg University. Dr. Harpster earned his Master's of Science degree in Counseling and College Student Personnel Administration from the College of Education and Human Services.                                             

Ship's First Doctoral Degree Program is in the College of Education and Human Services! Find out more about the doctorate in educational leadership here.

MSW Graduates -- score above the national average, Graduate students from the joint Shippensburg & Millersville University MSW program, pass the licensure exam at a rate above the national average. Find out more about the Department of Social Work and Gerontology here.

Dr. Billy Henson, assistant professor of criminal justice, recently had his co-authored book Fear of Crime in the United States: Causes, Consequences and Contradictions published by Carolina Academic Press. The book examines the nature and extent of crime-related fear and describes the physical, psychological, behavioral, and social effects of fear of crime.

Dr. Sally Paulson, associate professor of exercise science, presented research on the importance of maintaining muscle strength later in life during the National strength and conditioning association’s (NSCA) national conference.

REMINDER: February 10 is the deadline for major changes for high demand majors


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College of Education and Human Services

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Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257

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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.