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B.A. in Justice and Law

B.A. in Justice and Law

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Major Requirements 51 credit hours with grades of C or better Course Requirements REQUIRED (21 CREDIT HOURS) JLC-103 Critical Issues in Justice (3) JLC-104 Introduction to Systems of Justice (3) JLC-205 Introduction to Criminology (3) JLC-280 Introduction to Justice Research (3) JLC-309 Justice and Public Policy (3) JLC-402 Comparative Systems of Law and Justice (3) SPA-220 The American Constitution FA4 (3) LAW AND SOCIETY (3 CREDIT HOURS) Complete 3 credit hours from the following: JLC-101 Introduction to Law (3) JLC-110 Western Legal Tradition FA2 (3) JLC-202 History of International Thought and Law (3) JLC-225 American Legal Culture FA2 (3) JLC-302 Law and Social Theory (3) JLC-308 Justice, Morality, and the Law (3) JLC-352 Psychiatry and the Law (3) CONCENTRATION (15 CREDIT HOURS) Complete 15 credit hours with 12 credit hours in one of the following concentrations (Criminal Justice, Criminology, or Terrorism and Security Studies) and 3 credit hours from one of the other concentrations: CRIMINAL JUSTICE JLC-200 Deprivation of Liberty FA4 (3) (3) JLC-210 Policing in America: An Introductory Survey (3) (3) JLC-211 Contemporary Issues in American Law Enforcement (3) (3) JLC-230 Corrections in America (3) (3) JLC-332 Corrections and the Constitution (3) (3) JLC-342 Judicial Administration (3) (3) JLC-431 The Prison Community (3) (3) JLC-444 Topics in Criminal Justice (3) (3) CRIMINOLOGY JLC-206 Justice and Deviant Behavior (3) (3) JLC-215 Violence and Institutions FA4 (3) (3) JLC-245 Cities and Crime FA4 (3) (3) JLC-313 Organized Crime (3) (3) JLC-315 White-Collar and Commercial Crime (3) (3) JLC-368 Juvenile Delinquency: Causes, Prevention and Treatment (3) (3) JLC-401 Criminal Behavior: A Psychosocial Analysis (3) (3) JLC-417 Victimology (3) (3) JLC-426 Domestic Violence (3) (3) JLC-445 Topics in Criminology (3) (3) JLC-451 Drugs, Crime, and Public Policy (3) (3) JLC-454 Violence, Justice and the Law (3) (3) JLC-458 The Juvenile and the Law (3) (3) TERRORISM AND SECURITY STUDIES JLC-470 Causes of Terrorism and Political Violence (3) (3) JLC-471 Evolution of Global Jihad (3) (3) JLC-474 Domestic Terrorism and Political Violence (3) (3) JLC-475 Terrorism and Counterterrorism in Practice (3) (3) JLC-478 Investigating Terrorism (3) (3) JLC-479 Prosecution of Terrorism (3) (3) JLC-482 Crime and Conflict Nexus (3) (3) JLC-483 Cyber Threats and Security (3) (3) JLC-484 Intelligence Analysis (3) (3) ELECTIVES (12 CREDIT HOURS) 12 additional credit hours selected from other offerings in the Department of Justice, Law and Criminology