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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 School of Criminal Justice Undergraduate Major in Justice Studies  

Undergraduate Major in Justice Studies

This major will be available starting in fall 2021.

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
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
204:467  Topics in Justice Studies  
202:499  Internship Course

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