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 Online Criminal Justice Degrees

Curriculum

Total Credits Required: 182


General Requirements
ANTH 101Introduction to Cultural Diversity3.00 credits
CIVC 101Introduction to Civic Engagement1.00 credits
COM 150Mass Media and Society3.00 credits
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research 3.00 credits
ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: The Craft of Persuasion 3.00 credits
ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Thematic Analysis Across Genres 3.00 credits
PHIL 101Introduction to Western Philosophy3.00 credits
PSCI 100Introduction to Political Science4.00 credits
PSY 101General Psychology I3.00 credits
SOC 101Introduction to Sociology3.00 credits
UNIV H101The Drexel Experience2.00 credits
UNIV H201Looking Forward: Academics and Careers1.00 credits
One of the following Math sequences:
MATH 101Introduction to Analysis I4.00 credits
MATH 102Introduction to Analysis II4.00 credits
OR
MATH 121Calculus I4.00 credits
MATH 122Calculus II4.00 credits
One of the following science sequences:
BIO 107Cells, Genetics & Physiology3.00 credits
BIO 108Cells, Genetics & Physiology Lab1.00 credits
BIO 109Biological Diversity, Ecology & Evolution3.00 credits
BIO 110Biological Diversity, Ecology & Evolution Lab1.00 credits
Or:
CHEM 111General Chemistry I4.00 credits
CHEM 112General Chemistry II4.00 credits
English elective (from ENGL 200-499)
History Elective
Fine Arts Elective

Criminology and Justice Studies Core Requirements
CJS 101Introduction to Criminal Justice3.00 credits
CJS 204Criminology3.00 credits
CJS 210Race, Crime, and Justice3.00 credits
CJS 220Crime and the City3.00 credits
CJS 260Justice in Our Community3.00 credits
CJS 290Crime and Public Policy3.00 credits
CJS 375Criminal Procedure3.00 credits
CJS 376Sentencing: The History, Necessity and Morality of Punishment in America3.00 credits
CJS 390CO-OP Integration in Criminology and Justice Studies1.00 credits
PHIL 330Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice3.00 credits
Methods and Analytics Sequence
CJS 250Research Methods & Analytics I3.00 credits
CJS 300Research Methods and Analytics II3.00 credits
Criminal Justice Thematic Concentration
CJS 261Prison, Society and You3.00 credits
CJS 266Crime Prevention Planning3.00 credits
CJS 276Introduction to Computer Crime3.00 credits
CJS 278Introduction to Law Enforcement3.00 credits
CJS 289Terrorism3.00 credits
CJS 360Juvenile Justice3.00 credits
CJS 374Restorative Justice3.00 credits

Program Electives (Choose 10 Courses)
CJS 265Criminal Investigation3.00 credits
CJS 273Surveillance, Technology and the Law3.00 credits
CJS 274Sex, Violence & Crime on the Internet3.00 credits
CJS 275Issues in Domestic Violence3.00 credits
CJS 280Communities and Crime3.00 credits
CJS 301Methods and Analytics III3.00 credits
CJS 302Advanced Criminological Theorizing3.00 credits
CJS 320Comparative Justice Systems3.00 credits
CJS 330Crime Mapping Using Geographic Information Systems3.00 credits
CJS 335Intelligence-Led Decision-Making3.00 credits
CJS 362Gender, Crime and Justice3.00 credits
CJS 365Computer Investigation and the Law3.00 credits
CJS 366Technology and the Justice System3.00 credits
CJS 372Death Penalty - An American Dilemma3.00 credits
CJS 373Environmental Crimes3.00 credits
CJS 377Intellectual Property Theft in the Digital Age3.00 credits
CJS 380Special Topics3.00 credits

Free Electives (42 Credits)

Course Descriptions

ANTH 101 Introduction to Cultural Diversity - 3.00 credits

Examines the diversity that exists in human culture. Uses lectures, films, and discussions to examine and illustrate the relationship between humans and their social/cultural systems.

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CIVC 101 Introduction to Civic Engagement - 1.00 credits

This course is designed to help students develop skills as active participants in a pluralistic, democratic society through direct service, education and reflection opportunities.

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COM 150 Mass Media and Society - 3.00 credits

The purpose of this course is to introduce media undergraduates to the process of promotion. Each element of the promotional mix--advertising, public relations, sales promotion, and personal selling--is discussed within the framework of integrated marketing communications. Three credit hours. Offered Spring semester (d).

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ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research - 3.00 credits

Develops students' abilities to read and write expository academic discourse. Teaches students how to read with understanding; how to access print and technological sources; how to research, plan, draft, revise, and edit academic essays and reports. Requires students to write expository essay and to keep a journal to express their responses to material read and study in the course.

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ENGL 102 Composition and Rhetoric II: The Craft of Persuasion - 3.00 credits

Develops students' abilities to read and write persuasive academic discourse. Teaches students to think and read critically, to evaluate and use print and technological sources effectively, and to present a written argument effectively. Requires students to write persuasive essays and research papers and to keep a journal to express their responses to material read and studied in the course.

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ENGL 103 Composition and Rhetoric III: Thematic Analysis Across Genres - 3.00 credits

Develops students' skills in critical and analytical reading and writing through a study of literature. Teaches students techniques to help them understand and appreciate literature. Requires students to read, analyze, and write essays and research papers about selected works of poetry, drama, and fiction and to keep a journal to express their responses to the literature studied.

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PHIL 101 Introduction to Western Philosophy - 3.00 credits

Introduces the main methods and aims of Western Philosophy, involving the study of problems central to metaphysics, theory of knowledge, and ethics. Offered every quarter.

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PSCI 100 Introduction to Political Science - 4.00 credits

Studies the political process, which determines who gets what, when, and how in society.

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PSY 101 General Psychology I - 3.00 credits

Students are introduced to the scientific study of human behavior. Special attention is given to the biological, psychological, and social processes underlying human behavior within the framework of modern psychological research. Offered fall and spring. 3 credits

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SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology - 3.00 credits

Examines principles underlying human interaction in simple technological societies, including learning and development of social roles; development and meaning of culture and social organizations; and special institutions in the society, such as the family, class structure, and power structure.

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UNIV H101 The Drexel Experience - 2.00 credits

This course introduces first year students to university life, his/her major, our community, and Co-op.

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UNIV H201 Looking Forward: Academics and Careers - 1.00 credits

Just as UNIV 101 introduces students to the University and the major, UNIV 201 prepares students for their post-college future. Through developing a portfolio of work, creating reflections on the undergraduate experience and coop, learning about job and graduate school opportunities, and preparing for the senior year, students prepare for graduation and beyond.

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MATH 101 Introduction to Analysis I - 4.00 credits

Covers linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions; systems of linear equations; elementary linear programming; matrix algebra; inverse; and mathematics of finance.

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MATH 102 Introduction to Analysis II - 4.00 credits

Covers limits, continuity, derivatives, indefinite and definite integrals, and applications.

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MATH 121 Calculus I - 4.00 credits

Functions, limits and continuity, derivatives, trancendental functions, and applications.

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MATH 122 Calculus II - 4.00 credits

Definite integrals, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, integration techniques, applications of integration, numerical integration and differential equations.

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BIO 107 Cells, Genetics & Physiology - 3.00 credits

This course is designed to provide a topical and interactive introduction to biology for non-majors. Students will learn how trillions of tiny cells of our bodies work together in organ systems to use food for energy, to keep us alive, moving and healthy, and how information passes to subsequent generations. This course is identical to BIO 100.

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BIO 108 Cells, Genetics & Physiology Lab - 1.00 credits

This course is designed to be a companion course to the BIO 107 lecture. Labs are focused on providing students with a hands-on approach to science. Topics include how cells generate energy from food, how certain characteristics are genetically encoded and the physiology of human systems and diseases.

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BIO 109 Biological Diversity, Ecology & Evolution - 3.00 credits

An interactive course for the non-major that discusses the variety of living things and how we ended up with them and what makes them unique. This course also explores how living things affect each other and the world as well as the impacts that humans have on the living world. This course is identical to BIO 101

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BIO 110 Biological Diversity, Ecology & Evolution Lab - 1.00 credits

An introductory course that considers from a biological viewpoint environmental issues such as the productivity and energetics of natural ecosystems, nutrient cycling, global warming, acid rain, biological magnification, species conservation, and population dynamics. An environmentally relevant project will be researched and presented. Lectures are supplemented with film(s)/video(s). Offered spring. 3 credits

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CHEM 111 General Chemistry I - 4.00 credits

Not open to engineering or science majors. Introduces the principles of general chemistry. Covers SI units, unit factor calculations, states of matter, elements and compounds, energy, atoms, electronic configurations, ionic and covalent bonds, Lewis dot structures, shapes of molecules, chemical equations, stoichiometry, molarity, gas laws, nuclear chemistry, equilibrium between different states of matter, and some colligative properties of solutions.

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CHEM 112 General Chemistry II - 4.00 credits

Introduces organic chemistry. Covers some classes of organic compounds from alkanes to amines, basic reactions of important functional groups, uses of some compounds, stereochemistry, synthetic and natural polymers (carbohydrates, protein, DNA), and briefly acids and bases.

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CJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice - 3.00 credits


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CJS 204 Criminology - 3.00 credits


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CJS 210 Race, Crime, and Justice - 3.00 credits


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CJS 220 Crime and the City - 3.00 credits


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CJS 260 Justice in Our Community - 3.00 credits


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CJS 290 Crime and Public Policy - 3.00 credits


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CJS 375 Criminal Procedure - 3.00 credits


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CJS 376 Sentencing: The History, Necessity and Morality of Punishment in America - 3.00 credits


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CJS 390 CO-OP Integration in Criminology and Justice Studies - 1.00 credits


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PHIL 330 Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice - 3.00 credits

Studies ethical issues in the policies and practices of criminal justice, and theories that bear upon issues such as the relationship of law to justice, the definition of crime, the use of deception and coercion in law enforcement, and the purposes and varieties of criminal punishment. Offered fall and spring quarters.

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CJS 250 Research Methods & Analytics I - 3.00 credits


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CJS 300 Research Methods and Analytics II - 3.00 credits


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CJS 261 Prison, Society and You - 3.00 credits


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CJS 266 Crime Prevention Planning - 3.00 credits


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CJS 276 Introduction to Computer Crime - 3.00 credits


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CJS 278 Introduction to Law Enforcement - 3.00 credits


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CJS 289 Terrorism - 3.00 credits


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CJS 360 Juvenile Justice - 3.00 credits


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CJS 374 Restorative Justice - 3.00 credits


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CJS 265 Criminal Investigation - 3.00 credits


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CJS 273 Surveillance, Technology and the Law - 3.00 credits


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CJS 274 Sex, Violence & Crime on the Internet - 3.00 credits


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CJS 275 Issues in Domestic Violence - 3.00 credits


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CJS 280 Communities and Crime - 3.00 credits


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CJS 301 Methods and Analytics III - 3.00 credits


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CJS 302 Advanced Criminological Theorizing - 3.00 credits


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CJS 320 Comparative Justice Systems - 3.00 credits


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CJS 330 Crime Mapping Using Geographic Information Systems - 3.00 credits


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CJS 335 Intelligence-Led Decision-Making - 3.00 credits


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CJS 362 Gender, Crime and Justice - 3.00 credits


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CJS 365 Computer Investigation and the Law - 3.00 credits


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CJS 366 Technology and the Justice System - 3.00 credits


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CJS 372 Death Penalty - An American Dilemma - 3.00 credits


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CJS 373 Environmental Crimes - 3.00 credits


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CJS 377 Intellectual Property Theft in the Digital Age - 3.00 credits


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CJS 380 Special Topics - 3.00 credits


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