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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.
Students from the Curry College chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the national Criminal Justice Honor Society, recently had the opportunity to assist SWAT team members during a visit to a Metro SWAT training session in Plainville, Mass. "It was a great learning experience for those looking to go into the field of law enforcement," said Criminal Justice Honor Society Executive Committee member Anthony Valentino '17.
Working as an intelligence analyst for the FBI, Criminal Justice and Sociology Professor, Dr. Aaron Arnold, focused on nuclear proliferation financing. So Dr. Arnold's students learn more than just theory, but lessons also based on real world experiences.
Dr. Karen Lischinsky, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology at Curry College has been recognized on a local and national level for her work with the Massachusetts Restorative Justice Collaborative, including interviews on WCVB and WBUR and articles in The New York Times and The Huffington Post.
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.
Lambda Alpha is the Curry College Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honors Society.