skip to main content

Contact Information

405-7 Cooper Street
Camden, NJ 08102-1521

Phone: 856-225-6470
Fax: 856-225-6435


Chairperson:
Drew Humphries, Professor of Criminal Justice
Director of Graduate Program in Criminal Justice:
Michelle Meloy, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Coordinator, Off-campus Programs:
Stephanie Bush-Baskette
Departmental Secretary:
Sherry Pisacano


Please Note: Our building is entered from the campus side, through the white porch.

Student Spotlight

We R Rutgers-Camden: Armand Basualdo

Armand Basualdo"As an adult learner and transitioning veteran I have found Rutgers-Camden to be the most ideal campus of one of the most widely recognized public universities in the nation." Read more ...

Home » Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Criminal Justice Major Requirements (36 credits)

  • 202:201 Criminal Justice in America
  • Two of the following three courses:
    • 202:202 Police & Policing
    • 202:203 Confinement & Corrections
    • 202:204 Courts & Criminal Law
  • 920:313 Theories of Crime & Delinquency
  • 920:301 Methods and Techniques of Social Research
  • One of the following three courses:
    • 920:316 Race & Ethnicity
    • 920:332 Social Stratification
    • 202:337 Poor, Minorities and Justice
  • 15 credits of Criminal Justice 300 Level Electives (see approved list below)
  • 202:449: Ethics & Policy in Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Major Worksheet

Sociology Major Requirements (36 credits)

  • 920:207 Introduction to Sociology (3 cr.)
  • 070:213 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3 cr.)
  • 920:301 Methods & Techniques of Social Research (3 cr.)
  • 920:325 Sociological Theory (3 cr.)
  • 070:307 Psychological Anthropology (3 cr.) or
    920:357 Individual & Society (3cr.)
  • 920:316 Race & Ethnicity (3 cr.) or
    920:332 Social Stratification (3 cr.)
  • Plus 18 additional credits in sociology, anthropology, or criminal justice, including at least 3 credits in anthropology.

Students may opt to take one of the following urban studies courses as one of their electives in the sociology major:  

  • 50:975:102  Approaches to Urban Studies (3)
  • 50:975:104  Power and Decision Making in Urban Communities (3)
  • 50:975:204  Poverty and Urban Environmental Systems (3)
  • 50:975:339  Housing and Planning Seminar (3)
  • 50:975:413  Urban and Regional Revitalization (3)
  • 50:975:478  History of Planning Thought (3)

Students can use one of the following courses as an elective for the major in sociology:

  • 50:975:102 Approaches to Urban Studies (3)
  • 50:975:104 Power and Decision Making in Urban Communities (3)
  • 50:975:204 Poverty and Urban Environmental Systems (3)
  • 50:975:339 Housing and Planning Seminar (3)
  • 50:975:413 Urban and Regional Revitalization (3)
  • 50:975:478 History of Planning Thought (3)

Sociology Major Worksheet

Double Major in Criminal Justice & Sociology (64 credits)

See department advisor for more information.

Double Major Worksheet