Deborah Burris-Kitchen, Ph.D., Department Chair
308 Hubert Crouch Hall (Graduate Building)
Faculty: D. Burris-Kitchen, M. Montgomery, R. Smith, L. Woods.
General Statement: The Department of Criminal Justice offers a program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science. The curriculum contains a wide range of courses concerning all aspects of the criminal justice system, with an emphasis in the area of corrections. The major also provides a broad background in the social sciences with a wide variety of courses in Psychology and Sociology. Any student admitted to the University at the undergraduate level is eligible to major in Criminal Justice. It is an excellent pre-law major.
The Department also offers the Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) degree jointly with Middle Tennessee State University. For details of the program, see the Graduate Catalog.