Criminal Behavior Certificate Curriculum
Portland State University’s online Criminal Behavior Certificate program focuses on providing students with a detailed examination of criminal behavior. Program coursework focuses on the unique skills and knowledge students need to understand the complex nature of crime, its causes. The Certificate in Criminal Behavior is awarded by PSU’s College of Urban and Public Affairs, a distinction signaling a high quality education.
As part of the Criminal Behavior Certificate program, students will take all of the courses (24 credit hours) from the list below.
Criminal Behavior Core Classes
|CCJ320||Theories of Crime||4 Credits|
|CCJ370||Women, Crime, and Justice||4 Credits|
|CCJ410||Juvenile Offenders||4 Credits|
|CCJ410||Crimes of the Powerful||4 Credits|
|CCJ410||Offender Rehabilitation||4 Credits|
|CCJ410||Correlates of Criminal Behavior||4 Credits|
Up to 4 credits from another regionally accredited undergraduate institution may be transferred into the Criminal Behavior Certificate online program. Transfer courses must have been taken for a grade, and the grade received must have been a “C” or better. Courses taken under the undifferentiated grading option (pass/no pass) will not be accepted toward fulfilling program requirements.
To learn more about the Criminal Behavior Certificate contact an Enrollment Advisor by calling 1-866-225-7127. Or click on the “Learn More” button and provide your contact information for an Enrollment Advisor to contact you.