Curriculum Information Guide
Criminal Justice: Police, Courts and Corrections
The Bachelor of Science program in Criminal Justice: Police, Courts, and Corrections prepares students for careers in law enforcement and corrections on the local, state, and federal levels. Career opportunities for graduates also exist with the courts, as well as with private police and military police forces.
The program blends coursework in patrol operations, homeland security and counterterrorism, courts and the judiciary, probation and parole, privacy law, civil rights and liberties, law enforcement administration, leadership and ethics, intelligence operations, and intelligence analysis to provide students with the ability to develop tactical and strategic plans to reduce crime and protect society.
The goal of this program is to produce graduates with a critical understanding of criminal justice agency operations, theories, and practices, crime and its causes, how intelligence operations and analysis can improve the ability of the police to counter terrorism and crime and who are prepared to use modern criminal justice agency operations and specialized approaches in the design of crime reduction programs.
Typical Employment Opportunities:
Police and Sherrif's Patrol Officers
Transit and Railroad Police
New York Detectives and Criminal Investigators
New York State Probation Office and Correctional Treatment Specialist
Criminal Justice: Police, Courts, and Corrections (BS) Program Objectives:
- Graduates will be able to utilize intelligence operations and analysis in the design of police strategic and tactical planning efforts.
- Graduates will be able to undertake and complete the design and implementation of criminal justice agency programs aimed at reducing crime.
- Graduates will be able to develop an assessment program which measures and evaluates criminal justice agency performance.
- Graduates will be able to formulate and interpret policies the impact the criminal justice system in its efforts toward public safety.
|Fall 2019 - Subject to Revision|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences||(37 credits)|
|Required: Lower Division||(39 credits)|
|Required: Upper Division||(47 credits)|
Degree Type: BS
Total Required Credits: 123
Please refer to the General Education, Applied Learning, and Writing Intensive requirement sections of the College Catalog and consult with your advisor to ensure that graduation requirements are satisfied.
Notes:Technical electives may be selected from the following list: Any 100- or 200-level CRJ or GEO course from an accredited program, CRJ 316 Victimology, CRJ 354 Police Leadership, CRJ 400 Corrections and Reentry Management and Administration, CRJ 445 Case Studies in Intelligence, PSY 300/CRJ 300 Forensic Psychology, PSY 304 Multicultural Psychology, PSY 311 Organizational Behavior
Admission to Farmingdale State College - State University of New York is based on the qualifications of the applicant without regard to age, sex, marital or military status, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.