Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Curriculum
As part of the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Criminology & Criminal Justice from Portland State University, students will take 5 core courses, 2 concentration courses, and 3 elective courses for a total of 40 credit hours.
Core Courses (Complete all 5)
|CCJ300||Criminology and Criminal Justice||4 Credits|
|CCJ320||Theories of Crime||4 Credits|
|CCJ330||Crime Control Strategies||4 Credits|
|CCJ380||Criminal Justice Research||4 Credits|
|CCJ420||Criminal Law and Reasoning||4 Credits|
Concentration Courses (Complete 2)
|CCJ301||Policing in America||4 Credits|
|CCJ303||Punishment and Corrections||4 Credits|
|CCJ310||American Courts||4 Credits|
Electives (Complete 3)
|CCJ435||Crime, Grime, & Fear||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||Crime in the Public Mind||4 Credits|
|CCJ410||Criminal Behavior||4 Credits|
|CCJ410||Geographic Criminology||4 Credits|
|CCJ410||Applied Crime Mapping||4 Credits|
|CCJ410||Science & Practice of Profiling||4 Credits|
|CCJ410||Capital Punishment||4 Credits|
|CCJ410||Tactical Ethics in a Diverse Society||4 Credits|
Criminology & criminal justice courses completed at a regionally accredited university or college may be transferred/substituted for certain certificate courses.
All courses submitted to satisfy the requirements, whether taken at PSU or elsewhere, must be passed with a grade of “C” (2.00 GPA) or above. Courses taken under the undifferentiated grading option (pass/no pass) will not be accepted toward fulfilling program requirements.
To learn more 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.