Courses

Courses

Graduate courses carry numbers from 500 to 699 and 800 to 899. Advanced undergraduate courses numbered between 400 and 499 may be used to meet some graduate degree requirements when taken by graduate students. Courses below the 400 level may not. A graduate student may register for or audit these courses in order to make up deficiencies or to fill in gaps in previous education but not to meet requirements for an advanced degree.

Suggested MACJ Concentrations

CRIMJ System Components

Select three courses from the following:

  • CRIMJ 563 — Concepts and Practices in Police Adminstration
  • CRIMJ 564 — Administrative and Legal Aspects of Corrections
  • CRIMJ 565 — Courts in the Criminal Justice System
  • CRIMJ 567 — Juvenile Justice: Issues and Practice
     

Policy Analysis, Planning, and Evaluation

Select three courses from the following:

  • PL SC 490 — Policy Making and Evaluation
  • P ADM 507 — Introduction to Public Policy Analysis
  • P ADM 535 — Policy Analysis and Planning
  • P ADM 550 — Policy and Program Evaluation
     

Homeland Security

Take:

  • HLS (P ADM) 401 (will become HLS 811 SU17) — Introduction to Homeland Security
     

Select one course from the following:

  • HLS (P ADM) 404 — Homeland Security and Defense in Practice
  • CRIMJ 435 — Border Security
  • CRIMJ 439 (PL SC 439) — The Politics of Terrorism
     

Select one course from the following:

  • HLS 802 (P ADM 802) — Multifaceted Approaches to Homeland Security 
  • HLS 804 (P ADM 804) — Strategic Planning and Organizational Imperatives in Homeland Defense and Security
 

Graduate courses carry numbers from 500 to 699 and 800 to 899. Advanced undergraduate courses numbered between 400 and 499 may be used to meet some graduate degree requirements when taken by graduate students. Courses below the 400 level may not. A graduate student may register for or audit these courses in order to make up deficiencies or to fill in gaps in previous education but not to meet requirements for an advanced degree.


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