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African-American & African Studies Athletics Criminal Justice Biological Sciences Business Chemistry Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures CRIMINAL JUSTICE at Rutgers–Newark he security of our T Earth & Environmental Sciences bridges and tunnels. The interplay of crime Economics and economic revital- Education, Urban ization. The role of mental illness in English family violence. At Rutgers–Newark, History criminal justice students and schol- ars tackle today’s most urgent prob- Honors & Scholarships lems, seeking to help communities Mathematics & in New Jersey, the nation, and Computer Science beyond cope with issues as diverse Nursing as organized crime and racial pro- Philosophy filing. In their course work and internships, criminal justice students Physics delve into areas far beyond police work, I B.A./M.A. program: On the fast track? You Political Science can accelerate your studies by applying in your drawing on the expertise of an esteemed junior year to receive a master’s degree in Pre-Engineering faculty with backgrounds in sociology, five years. Pre-Law anthropology, history, economics, public I Minor in criminal justice: Consider a minor to administration, and the law. With their complement majors such as economics, history, Pre-Med and sociology. guidance, would-be investigators and policy Pre-Pharmacy makers conduct cutting-edge research, find How to apply Psychology internships at government agencies and Students should apply to Rutgers’ Newark think tanks, and embark on thriving careers College of Arts and Sciences or University Social Work in a field with limitless possibilities. College–Newark as either a first-year or Sociology & Anthropology transfer student. Before a student can Visual & Performing Arts Programs declare a major in criminal justice, the The School of Criminal Justice offers these options following core courses must be completed Women’s Studies for undergraduates: with a grade of C or better: Introduction to Criminal Justice, English 101, and College I B.A. degree in criminal justice: Gain a broad expo- sure to the field with courses such as Culture and Algebra. Students typically declare a major www.newark.rutgers.edu Crime, Delinquency and Juvenile Justice, and Com- with the School of Criminal Justice in their parative Criminal Justice Systems. sophomore year. School of Criminal Justice With its community outreach programs and respected educators, the School of Criminal Justice is a lively environment for the study of criminal justice. Just consider these reasons to attend a school known for its groundbreaking work in an increasingly global, multidisciplinary field: I The faculty is top-notch. The evidence? U.S. News & World Report ranked the school fourth in the nation among doctoral programs in criminal justice. Rutgers– W hether you live on cam- pus or commute, you will find Rutgers–Newark is so Newark professors are leading thinkers in areas such as community policing, organized crime, and human trafficking. much more than attending classes and studying. You can find your niche and make lifelong friends I With its goals of improving the quality of life and a trio of institutions dedicated to law and when you join any of the scores criminal justice practices in New Jersey, the Police public service—the School of Criminal Jus- of clubs on campus. If staying fit Institute provides a one-of-a-kind chance for students tice, the School of Law–Newark, and the and reducing stress is your thing, to move beyond the classroom and work with probation officers, mental health professionals, and others. Center for Global Change and Governance. or if you’re just a super spectator, the Golden Dome Athletic Center The center’s Don M. Gottfredson Library of will be your favorite spot on cam- I Criminal justice students have the chance to conduct Criminal Justice is considered one of the top pus, with its pool, fitness center, research on topics such as prisoner reentry, racial pro- libraries of its kind in the world. varsity teams, and more. Many filing, and homicide. students live on campus, with first- To obtain further academic year students living in Woodward Internships information, contact: Hall. There is always something Students gain another perspective on the field from newark.rutgers.edu/scj happening, from open mike night internships with prosecutors’ offices, the New Jer- to the annual Thunderdome floor competition. And when you need sey State Police, the U.S. Marshals Service, U.S. Cus- To obtain further admissions to refuel, Woodward is attached to toms and Border Protection, and other government information, contact: the main residence dining facility, Office of Admissions agencies and policy groups. Stonsby Commons. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Room 100, Blumenthal Hall Careers H ome to more than 35,000 students, Newark is a col- lege town. Rutgers–Newark’s loca- The opportunities for criminal justice students extend far beyond police work. Recent graduates 249 University Avenue Newark, NJ 07102-1896 973/353-5205 tion in a major metropolitan center is one of the university’s great have landed jobs at the Federal Bureau of Investiga- admissions.rutgers.edu strengths. The city is home to tion, the Drug Enforcement Administration, parole www.newark.rutgers.edu world-class museums, the New offices, think tanks, and other organizations. Others Jersey Performing Arts Center, go on to graduate studies in criminal justice, the fine galleries and restaurants, University Science Park, leading law, and other arenas. corporations, two law schools, a medical school, an engineering Center for Law and Justice college, a school of architecture, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is dedicated The School of Criminal Justice is housed in the by law and by purpose to serving all people on an equal and major hospitals, and a profes- nondiscriminatory basis. sional baseball stadium. And, stunning Center for Law and Justice, a state-of-the- The university reserves the right to cancel or modify any program with Penn Station–Newark within art building with wireless connectivity, a cafe, and or course offering. walking distance of campus, the “smart” classrooms. With its 120-foot clock tower, Photography by Dennis Connors, Alan Goldsmith, and Nick Romanenko. unparalleled resources of New York the center is a campus landmark bringing together RU-0506-0113/3M City are just a train stop away.
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