Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice (AJSCC)

Penn State New Kensington

Semester 1

CRIMJ 100 - Introduction to Criminal JusticeNotes for: CRIMJ 100

CRIMJ 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification

3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science

3
Arts (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS)
3
Total credits 15

Semester 2

CRIMJ 221 - Issues in American Criminal Justice SystemNotes for: CRIMJ 221

CRIMJ 221

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CRIMJ 012 (GS) CriminologyNotes for: CRIMJ 012

CRIMJ 012

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Arts (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS)
3
Arts (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS)
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

GHA

1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 3

CRIMJ Selection - 300 level or lowerNotes for: CRIMJ Selection

CRIMJ Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Consultation w/Adviser - Related AreaNotes for: Consultation w/Adviser

Consultation w/Adviser

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS)
3
Arts (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS)
3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Consultation w/Adviser - Related AreaNotes for: Consultation w/Adviser

Consultation w/Adviser

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Natural Science (GN)

GN

3
ENGL 202 (GWS) - Effective Writing

ENGL 202

3
Values and Ethics CourseNotes for: Values and Ethics

Values and Ethics

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity

1.5
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 16.5

Semester 5

CRIMJ - 400 LevelNotes for: CRIMJ - 400 Level

CRIMJ - 400 Level

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CRIMJ SelectionNotes for: CRIMJ Selection

CRIMJ Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Consultation w/Advisor - Related AreaNotes for: Consultation w/Advisor

Consultation w/Advisor

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CRIMJ 240W - Field Research in Criminal JusticeNotes for: CRIMJ 240W

CRIMJ 240W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 16

Semester 6

CRIMJ 451 Race, Crime and JusticeNotes for: CRIMJ 451

CRIMJ 451

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CRIMJ 453 Women and the Criminal Justice System Notes for: CRIMJ 453

CRIMJ 453

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CRIMJ - 400 LevelNotes for: CRIMJ - 400 Level

CRIMJ - 400 Level

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science

3
Consultation w/Advisor - Related AreaNotes for: Consultation w/Advisor

Consultation w/Advisor

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

CRIMJ - 400 LevelNotes for: CRIMJ - 400 Level

CRIMJ - 400 Level

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CRIMJ 290 - Intro Internship ExperienceNotes for: CRIMJ 290

CRIMJ 290

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
CRIMJ SelectionNotes for: CRIMJ

CRIMJ

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS)
3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 13

Semester 8

CRIMJ 494 - Research TopicsNotes for: CRIMJ 494

CRIMJ 494

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
5
CRIMJ 495 - Internship in Criminal JusticeNotes for: CRIMJ 495

CRIMJ 495

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
5
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 13

Additional Notes

GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements.
W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement. 
 
 
Program Notes:  As long as two Arts (GA) two Humanities (GH) and two Social Sciences (GS) are taken across the eight semesters, the particular order in which these courses are taken is not relevant. The course series listed above is only one of many possible ways to move through the curriculum.
 
Academic Advising Notes: A student’s career/graduate school plans should be considered in developing an individual academic plan. Be sure to consult an adviser in this department when scheduling courses.  
 

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

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