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2023 - 2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

Justice Administration, Law/Justice Option, B.S.

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OSRHE Code: 115L

Major Code: JALJ

The Bachelor of Science in Justice Administration degree stresses competence in oral and written communication and critical thinking skills. In addition, the student will acquire specific knowledge and skills needed to function in a variety of career opportunities available in law enforcement agencies, government regulatory agencies, correctional facilities, or corporate security departments.

Upon completion of the program of study for Justice Administration at RSU, the student will:

  • Have a thorough grounding in criminal theory and research methodologies.
  • Have a basis for ethical decision making required of a career in the Criminal Justice System.
  • Be able to function as a professional staff member of a law enforcement agency, correctional facility, corporate security department, or governmental regulatory agency.
  • Be well prepared to attend graduate or professional school.


Justice Administration, Required Hours: 120 Credit Hour(s)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 9 Credit Hour(s)

Science and Mathematics: 11 Credit Hour(s)

Elective: 3 Credit Hour(s)

Select three additional hours from the courses listed above and not previously selected.

Law/Justice Option

Free Electives: 2 Credit Hour(s)

Total Credit Hour(s): 120

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