Apr 08, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminal Justice, Criminology Emphasis, B.A. or B.S.

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Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice Program is designed to prepare students for careers in law, law enforcement, corrections, and social science research. Conceived with the idea that criminal justice professionals will benefit from a strong liberal arts education, the program stresses theory and policy analysis combined with professional experience. A Ferrum College criminal justice graduate will have strong oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to think critically and solve problems while recognizing the importance of high ethical standards.

Experiential Component (Complete 1 of the Following Courses:)

Liberal Arts Requirements (6 Credit Hours)

Program Specific Requirements (6 Credit Hours)

B.A. Additional Degree Requirements (6 Credit Hours)

Six hours of foreign language at the 200 level or higher. 

Criminology Emphasis

This emphasis will allow students to have a broader background in the field of Criminal Justice. Students will be better prepared to work in many different areas of Criminal Justice, from Law Enforcement, Corrections, Juvenile Probation, Adult Probation, or enter graduate programs in criminal justice or law.

Total Credit Hours Required in Major: 57

Total Credit Hours Required in Degree: 121

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