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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 School of Criminal Justice Undergraduate Major in Justice Studies  

Undergraduate Major in Justice Studies
The justice studies major will be comprised of 120 credits in three content areas: 42 credits of justice studies and related courses, 38 credits of the Rutgers University-Newark Core Curriculum, a second concentration, and credits of general university electives to meet the 120 required to graduate.

Note: Q courses are writing intensive.
The justice studies core courses are as follows:
  204:105  The Pursuit of Justice (3)
  204:220  Inequality (3)
  202:301  Criminal Justice Research Methods (3)
  202:302  Data Analysis in Criminal Justice (3)
  204:481Q  Senior Thesis I (3)
  204:482Q  Senior Thesis II (3)
The justice studies electives (at least 24 credits) will include:
  202:220  Reducing Local Crime  
  202:222  Constitutional Issues in Criminal Justice  
  202:225  Ethical and Philosophical Foundations
  202:312  Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
  202:313  Gender, Crime, and Justice
  204:314  Sex, Sexuality, Crime, and Justice
  202:324  Violent Crime
  202:333  Race and Crime
  202:343Q  White-Collar Crime
  202:344Q  Crime in Different Cultures
  202:405  Research Seminar in Criminal Justice  
  202:424  Mass Incarceration and Collateral Consequences
  202:425  Miscarriages of Justice
  204:430  Conservation, Crime, and Environmental Justice
  204:466  Topics in Justice Studies  
  202:499  Internship Course
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