Academic Catalog August 2008 - August 2009 Undergraduate and Graduate
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Social and Behavioral Sciences Building, room 313
NAU, PO Box 15005, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5005
You may pursue the following academic plans in NAUís Department of Criminal Justice:
We offer these plans to prepare you to think critically as a citizen about the problems of crime and justice and to perform effectively as a professional in the criminal justice arena. The goal of our curriculum is to offer you a social science curriculum that focuses on the nature of crime and injustice as social problems and on the purpose, operations, and consequences of justice systems in the United States and other nations.
Whether you major in criminal justice or in some other field, our liberal studies offerings can contribute to your ability to make informed judgments about contemporary policy debates related to the nature of crime and the meaning of justice in the contemporary world.
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You may pursue the following programs in criminal justice:
The overarching goal of the masterís plans in criminal justice is to provide you with a graduate-level understanding of the meaning of justice in an increasingly diverse society in a continually shrinking world.
Our masterís degree in criminal justice provides two pathways to completionóa comprehensive exam plan and a thesis plan.
Our faculty represent specializations encompassing the full range of social, legal, and criminal justice topics. The curriculum also provides flexibility for you to pursue interdisciplinary coursework related to criminal justice.
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