CRJU 4800 - Senior Capstone


Serves as the comprehensive experience in criminal justice utilizing the students knowledge and academic skills, including pursuing archival research, journal keeping, note taking and report writing to address a topic or issue of contemporary interest in criminal justice or one of its subfields. The course will be taught at the senior level and will focus on criminal justice issues at the national and international levels. In addition to the course requirements, students will complete a major research paper that results in an end-of-semester presentation to the class. This course serves as a capstone course for criminal justice majors.

Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate mastery of the essential content of the criminology core curriculum
  2. Demonstrate the ability to critically analyze major concepts and theoretical perspectives in criminal justice
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of essential elements of academic and professional writing
  • Module 1: Police
  • Module 2: Courts
  • Module 3: Corrections

Credit Hours

Criminal Justice


  • CRJU 3700

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