Professor: Stephen Gibbons
Associate professor: William Brown
Assistant professors: Vivian Amantana, Terry Gingerich
Provide high quality liberal arts courses and programs in the discipline of criminal justice. The department contributes to the campus and larger academic communities and the region’s state, local and federal agencies through service and research. Corrections majors are prepared for beginning professional work in local, state or federal corrections agencies at the juvenile or adult level.
Core Criminal Justice Courses* (32)
Corrections major (20 credits)
Electives from Criminal Justice and/or Social Science (20)
Criminal Justice Electives
*Core courses are required for all students majoring in law enforcement, corrections or community crime prevention.
Note: Formal admission is required for all students seeking the B.A./B.S. in corrections. Normally, students will apply for admission to the corrections major at the end of the freshman year, or in the case of transfer students, upon admission to the university. Prior to application for admission to the corrections major, applicants must complete CJ 213 and achieve a sophomore standing (45 or more credit hours). Students will be required to complete WR 115 and WR 135. Students must earn a grade of B or above in both WR 115 and WR 135 prior to admission to the program. All transfer English classes must be 3.00 or higher to substitute for WR 115 or WR 135. Students must also have an overall GPA of 2.67 in order to be admitted into the corrections major.
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