“I went to orientation and met a girl who ended up being my roommate for all four years. I've still stayed extremely close with friends I made at Curry, both students and faculty.”
Alicia (Viscomi) Williams '09
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The Criminal Justice Major
- Describe and interpret the causes and patterns of crime and criminal behavior
- Analyze and apply theories of crime and criminal behavior
- Appraise the personal and social consequences of crime
- Evaluate the consequences of policy and practice in the administration of justice
- Examine, describe, compare criminal justice systems and administration of justice
- Compare international and cross cultural criminal justice systems
- Articulate the value/importance of social justice and human rights in the administration of justice
- Understand the interaction of race, class, and gender with the criminal justice system
- Critique criminal justice institutional responses from a theoretical and practical perspective
- Explore problem solving techniques and consequences around social problems
- Explain how research data, and field observations inform policies and programs
- Exposure to field sites and practice through field trips and internships
- Demonstrate comprehension of qualitative methodologies and the impact these methodologies have on the analysis of criminal justice data and the formation of policy.
- Complete and interpret quantitative analysis
- Identify moral and ethical issues inherent in the administration of justice and the practice of criminal justice.
Twenty-three year old police officer Greg Gough '11 certainly took advantage of his time at Curry. He played lacrosse while balancing his internships and Criminal Justice coursework. He also minored in Psychology - an area of study that still helps Gough on the job today.