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Corrections Degree Plan

The courses included in Corrections degree plan are designed to prepare students for positions in probation and parole. Probation officers are employed in local, state and federal courts to handle the cases of offenders being brought to the attention of the courts. Parole officers are responsible for the supervision of adult and juvenile offenders released by state or federal agencies.

153.00 Corrections with Internship
CJ 3300 Juvenile Justice
CJ 3323 Mid-Level Management in Criminal Justice Agencies
CJ 3325 Penology
CJ 3346 Research in Criminal Justice

CJ 3347 Statistics for Criminal Justice
CJ 4301 Internship I
CJ 4302 Internship II 
CJ 4310 Special Problems in the Criminal Justice System
CJ 4316 Treatment in Community and Institutional Corrections
CJ 4340 Crime Theory and Victimization
CJ 4352 Contemporary Legal Issues in Corrections

153.10 Corrections (non-Internship)
CJ 3300 Juvenile Justice
CJ 3323 Mid-Level Management in Criminal Justice Agencies
CJ 3325 Penology
CJ 3346 Research in Criminal Justice

CJ 3347 Statistics for Criminal Justice
CJ 4310 Special Problems in the Criminal Justice System
CJ 4316 Treatment in Community and Institutional Corrections
CJ 4340 Crime Theory and Victimization
CJ 4352 Contemporary Legal Issues in Corrections
CJ 4365 Comparative Criminal Justice
CJ Advanced elective (3 hours)

 

In addition to completing the courses in a specific degree plan, criminal justice students must satisfy the related course requirements. These courses include:

CS 1308 or CIS 1323 or equivalent, Statistics: CJ 3347, MATH 2328 or SOCI 3307 (required for sociology minors)

Electives (16 hours)***

Advanced Electives or minor (12 hours)***

6-8 hours of foreign language is required if two years were not completed in high school. ***

***For more information, please schedule an appointment with the Applied Arts advising center by calling 512.245.1490 or emailing: appliedartsadvising@txstate.edu