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Requirements for Criminal Justice Minor
Students can earn a minor in Criminal Justice by taking CJ 1000 and four courses in the Criminal Justice curriculum at the 2000-level or above, with at least one course at the 3000-level.
Rookie police officer and recent Curry College alum, Jordan Rogers '15 (Criminal Justice) was credited with saving a 92-year old man from a deadly fire that displaced more than a dozen people at a North Plainfield, New Jersey apartment complex in the summer of 2016.
Curry College Master of Arts in Criminal Justice alumnus Steve Sargent '04 was recently tapped as the next Chief of Police of the Worcester, Massachusetts Police Department. Sargent will serve as Chief of Police of New England's 2nd largest city.
Criminal Justice majors once again had the unique opportunity to sit face-to-face and learn from some of the most prominent law enforcement officials in Massachusetts. As part of a year-long experiential learning series of court visits, the students, led by sociology and criminal justice professor, Dr. Peter Hainer, visited the Dorchester District Court and were hosted by First Justice the Honorable James W. Coffey.
Dr. Karen Lischinsky, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology at Curry College has again been recognized on a national level for her work with Massachusetts Restorative Justice Collaborative, most recently, in an article published in the 'Impact: What's Working' section of the 'The Huffington Post'.
Lambda Alpha is the Curry College Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honors Society.