About Criminal Justice (B.A.)

Marymount’s Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice 2017-2018

Is distinctive in its combined emphasis of introductory professional skills and theoretical foundations. By examining decision-making processes, including policy analysis and day-to-day practical operations of various components of the criminal justice system, you will learn to apply theory to practice. Ethical decision making is also emphasized.

To fulfill the requirements of the major, all students in this program will take the following coursework in a sequence determined in collaboration with a faculty advisor. All students must also fulfill Liberal Arts Core and University requirements, and some of the following courses may also fulfill those requirements. A minimum grade of C- is required for all courses in the major.

Four (4) electives from the following:

  •    CJ 201 Principles of Forensic Science
  •   CJ 202 Principles of Forensic Science II
  •   CJ 302 Introduction to Counterintelligence and Counterterrorism
  •   CJ 310 Policing in American Society
  •   CJ 311 Correctional Institutions
  •   CJ 320 Cybercrime and Digital Terrorism
  •   PH 301 Social and Political Philosophy
  •   PSY230 Abnormal Psychology
  •   PSY 332 Psychology of Addictions
  •   CJ 205 Crime, Media, and Culture
  •   SOC 322 Racial and Ethnic Diversity
  •   LA302 Criminal Litigation