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Students transferring from non-baccalaureate institutions to Parkside may generally transfer up to 72 credits earned at non-baccalaureate institutions toward the 120 credits required for degree completion. UW-Parkside may accept additional credits toward the degree where appropriate. A minimum of 15 credits numbered 300 or above must be completed at Parkside.

Criminal Justice Major Catalog Information

Requirements for Admission to the Criminal Justice Major


In order to declare a major in criminal justice, the student must have CRMJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice (or equivalent transfer course) with a grade of C or better.

 

Requirements for Criminal Justice Major

This 42-credit major includes a core of 27 credits of criminal justice courses and 15 credits of upper-level electives. At least 15 credits of upper-level courses in the major must be completed at UW-Parkside. An internship is strongly recommended.

Complete with a C or better (C-minus is not acceptable) all courses toward the criminal justice major. Courses are selected in consultation with your academic advisor.

 

 

Required Core Courses

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE

CRJ 121

Introduction to Criminal Justice

CRMJ 101

- Criminal Justice Research Methods CRMJ 200

CRJ 123

Criminology

CRMJ 233

CRJ 229

Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice

CRMJ 234

CRJ 122

Police and Society

CRMJ 235

CRJ 222

Criminal Procedure

CRMJ 316

CRJ 124

Corrections

CRMJ 363

- Race, Crime, Law (DV) CRMJ 365

CRJ 221

Criminal Law

CRMJ 380

 

Upper-Level Electives

Choose five courses:
Suggested 300-level electives relevant to possible career tracks:

Law Enforcement 

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
CRJ 248

The Criminal Mind

CRMJ 371

-

Forensic Anthropology

ANTH 310

-

Family Violence

CRMJ 305

- Introduction to Cyber Crime CRMJ 340
-

Organized Crime

CRMJ 344

-

White Collar Crime

CRMJ 345

- Street Gangs and Crime CRMJ 350
-

Forensic Evidence

CRMJ 355

-

Women, Crime and Criminal Justice

CRMJ 366

-

Victimology

CRMJ 368

-

The Criminal Mind

CRMJ 371
-

Violence

CRMJ 372

-

Terrorism and Security

CRMJ 387

CRJ 223

Ethics in the Criminal Justice System

PHIL 328

-

Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties

POLS 310

 

Courts/Law

CLC COURSE  PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
CRJ 248

The Criminal Mind

CRMJ 371
-

Law and Society

CRMJ 359
-

The Criminal Court Process

CRMJ 375
CRJ 223

Ethics in the Criminal Justice System

PHIL 328
-

Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties

POLS 310
-

Constitutional Law: The Structure and Power of the US Government

POLS 320

 

Corrections

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
CRJ 248

The Criminal Mind

CRMJ 371
-

Family Violence

CRMJ 305

-

Restorative Justice

CRMJ 325

-

Community Corrections

CRMJ 362

-

Capital Punishment

CRMJ 364

-

Women, Crime and Criminal Justice

CRMJ 366

-

Violence

CRMJ 372

 

Value Theory: Punishment

PHIL 320

CRJ 223

Ethics in the Criminal Justice System

PHIL 328

 

Criminal Justice/Social Justice

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
-

Criminal Justice/Social Justice

CRMJ 353
-

Law and Society

CRMJ 359
-

Latino(as) and the Law

CRMJ 367
-

Crime and Human Rights

CRMJ 374
-

Media, Crime and Criminal Justice

CRMJ 385
-

Comparative and International Criminal Justice Systems

CRMJ 388
-

The Criminal Justice Profession

CRMJ 391
-

Criminal Justice Research Seminar

CRMJ 492
 

Criminal Justice Internship*

CRMJ 494
-

Diversity Law: African Americans (DV)

POLS 316

*Only 3 credits of CRMJ 494 will count toward criminal justice upper- division elective credits

Juvenile Justice
 

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
-

Family Violence

CRMJ 305

-

Women, Crime and Criminal Justice

CRMJ 366

-

Violence

CRMJ 372

-

The Criminal Justice Profession

CRMJ 391

CRJ 223

Ethics in the Criminal Justice System

PHIL 328

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