Corrections and Juvenile Justice Studies Bachelor’s Degree Curriculum

Core Courses 21 hours

  • COR 201: Introduction to Corrections
  • COR 311: Juvenile Justice System
  • COR 360: Rehabilitation Strategies for Adult and Juvenile Offenders
  • CRJ 313 or CRJ313S:  Criminal Justice Ethics
  • CRJ 331:  Perspectives on Crime and Delinquency
  • CRJ 388: Criminal Justice Research
  • CRJ 400: Applied Criminal Justice Analysis

Corrections and Juvenile Justice Studies Electives 18 hours

Together with your advisor, select 15 hours of upper division correctional and juvenile justice studies electives and 3 hours from COR 375 or CRJ 490W to satisfy the University ACCT requirement.

Choices include:

  • COR 302:  Living and Working in Prison
  • COR 303: The Offender in the Community
  • COR 321: Delinquency Interventions
  • COR 322: School-Based Interventions for At-Risk Youth
  • COR 340: Corrections and Juvenile Justice Administration
  • COR 410: Female Offenders
  • COR 412: Exploring the Death Penalty
  • COR 413: Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Offenders
  • COR 420: Diversity in Corrections
  • COR 421: Intervening with Juvenile Sex Offenders
  • COR 450s: Service Learning in Correction
  • CRJ 490 or 490W: Senior Seminar

Supporting Course Requirements 3-6 hours

Together with your advisor, select up to 2 of the following:

  • Any upper division CRJ course
  • HLS 101, 201, 321, 341
  • PLS 103, 216, 316, 380, 390, 415
  • PSY 200 or 200W, 308, 314

Free Electives  35-38 hours

EKU General Education Requirements  40 hours
(See catalog for details.)

Total Hours Required for Degree Completion  120 hours

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 7 of the university undergraduate catalog.