CRIMINAL
JUSTICE

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ACCREDITED
BACHELOR'S DEGREE



ABOUT
THE
PROGRAM

The Criminal Justice program is designed for students seeking to develop an understanding of crime causation and will encourage engagement in community partnership and crime reduction. Our program promotes a participatory action model in an enhanced approach to the study and research of crime. Students will use primary and secondary research sources in the field while integrating faith in caring for the victims of crime and those who are directly or indirectly affected by the practices of the criminal justice system.

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

EMPHASIS OPTIONS

Lee Online offers distinct emphasis areas to pursue in Criminal Justice. Both approach the discipline from a sociological and psychological perspective.

  • Corrections
  • Criminology & Juvenile Justice

 

THIS PROGRAM IS IDEAL FOR SOMEONE SEEKING:

  • Careers in Criminal Justice
  • An Academic Understanding of Crime and Deviance
  • Admission to Graduate School

 

A BS or BA determines the number of elective hours and foreign language requirements.

General Education Core & GNST 400 … 36 Hours

Religion Core … 15 Hours

 

Criminal Justice Specialty Area Requirements

  • CRJU 212 – Social Problems
  • CRJU 270 – Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CRJU 325 – Research Methods and Statistics I
  • CRJU 326 – Research Methods and Statistics II
  • CRJU 377 – Criminal Law
  • CRJU 378 – Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • CRJU 410 – Race & Ethnic Relations in the U.S.
  • CRJU 440 – Criminology
  • CRJU 495 – Criminal Justice & Christian Faith

 

Corrections Emphasis … 24 Hours

  • CRJU 376 – Corrections
  • CRJU 380 – Juvenile Delinquency
  • CRJU 470 – Probation and Parole
  • PSYC 380 – Physiological Psychology
  • PSYC 381 – Drugs and Behavior
  • PSYC 435 – Community Trauma Management
  • PSYC 481 – Abnormal Psychology
  • SOCI 375 – Law and Society

 

Criminology & Juvenile Justice Emphasis … 24 Hours

  • CRJU 370 – Intro to Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • CRJU 379 – Human Trafficking
  • CRJU 380 – Juvenile Delinquency
  • CRJU 470 – Probation and Parole
  • PSYC 220 – Marriage and the Family
  • PSYC 260 – Lifespan Development
  • PSYC 435 – Community Trauma Management
  • SOCI 375 – Law and Society

 

*Program requirements subject to change. Please review current catalog found on the Lee University website when enrolling for complete degree requirements.

 

ABOUT
LEE UNIVERSITY

Lee University is a private, comprehensive university located in Cleveland, Tennessee. Lee is emerging as a leader in higher education in the southeastern region and is consistently ranked in the "Top Tier" of the Best Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Lee is also ranked by Princeton Review's "Best Colleges," and is one of the 141 colleges named Best in the Southeast.

The foundational purpose of all educational programs at Lee is to develop within the students knowledge, appreciation, understanding, ability, and skills which will prepare them for responsible Christian living in a complex world.

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