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Race, Class, Gender and Justice Concentration

Race, Class, Gender, and Justice examines the social, political, and economic inequities in society. This concentration sensitizes students to the struggles of marginalized groups who are exposed to the criminal legal system. The courses within this concentration serve to further students' conceptual understanding of the values, ethics, and power relationships involved in the process of justice.

Students in the Race, Class, Gender and Justice Concentration will be required to register for 2 Criminology courses from the list below:

Course Title Quarter Hours
Choose two of the following:8
CRIM 105
CRIME AND THE MEDIA
CRIM 208
LATINOS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
CRIM 240
CRIMES OF THE STATE
CRIM 290
SPECIAL TOPICS
CRIM 325
US POLITICAL PRISONERS AND CRIMES OF CONSCIENCE
CRIM 345
WHITE COLLAR AND CORPORATE CRIME
CRIM 390
SPECIAL TOPICS
CRIM 398
INTERNSHIP

In addition, students in the Race, Class, Gender and Justice Concentration will be required to choose 3 elective courses from the list below:

Course Title Quarter Hours
Choose three of the following:12
CRIM 206
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS
CRIM 207
LAW ENFORCEMENT MANAGEMENT
CRIM 209
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
CRIM 215
GANGS IN SOCIETY
CRIM 218
COMMUNITIES AND CRIME
CRIM 225
COMMUNITY NON-VIOLENCE
CRIM 228
CRIME PREVENTION
CRIM 235
JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
CRIM 257
SCHOOL VIOLENCE, DISCIPLINE AND JUSTICE
CRIM 264
FORENSIC SCIENCE
CRIM 306
ETHICS IN CRIMINOLOGY
CRIM 309
FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
CRIM 312
21ST CENTURY POLICING
ABD 209
RACE AND RACISM
ABD 230
STEREOTYPES AND BLACK IDENTITY
CSS 311
MASCULINITY, JUSTICE AND LAW
LGQ 319
QUEER PIONEERS: CULTURE, GENDER, AND POLITICAL ACTIVISM
LST 305
LATINO COMMUNITIES AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT
LST 306
LATINO COMMUNITIES IN CHICAGO
LST 307
GROWING UP LATINO/LATINA IN THE U.S.
LST 309
SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT AND LATINO FAMILIES
LST 310
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (Latinas/os and the Mass Incarceration/Detention Complex)
PHL 233
ISSUES IN SEX AND GENDER
PHL 263
GENDER, RACE, AND CLASS: PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES
PSC 367
IMMIGRATION LAW
SOC 209
SOCIOLOGY OF WOMEN
SOC 235
SOCIOLOGY OF YOUTH HEALTH
WGS 260
GENDER, SEXUALITY AND VIOLENCE
WGS 303
GENDER, VIOLENCE AND RESISTANCE
WGS 326
WOMEN AND LAW
WGS 387
TEEN VIOLENCE PREVENTION

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