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School of Public
and Environmental
Affairs 2000-2002
Academic Bulletin

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Indiana University
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Kokomo Programs



Bachelor of Science Degree Programs Associate of Science Degree Programs Minors Certificate Program

Bachelor of Science Degree Programs

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs recognizes the complex problems facing our society, such as community and police relations, urban crime, and correctional facilities problems. Through the bachelor of science degree program the school develops its students’ problem-solving abilities and organizational skills so that they may contribute possible solutions to these and other problems.

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree is excellent preparation for a career in corrections, law enforcement, or probation. Students could also continue their education by studying public affairs, law, social work, and other social sciences.

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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice requires 120 credit hours.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
The program includes four main areas: general education, general electives, public affairs and policy, and criminal justice.

General Education

Communications
(Three courses for a minimum of 9 credit hours)

The following course:
ENG W131 Elementary Composition (3 cr.) or
  equivalent campus option (C– or better)

One of the following:
ENG W132 Elementary Composition II (3 cr.)
ENG W231 Professional Writing Skills (3 cr.)
ENG W233 Intermediate Expository Writing (3 cr.)

One of the following speech courses:
SPCH S121 Public Speaking (3 cr.)
SPCH S122 Interpersonal Communication (3 cr.)
SPCH S223 Business and Professional Communication (3 cr.)
SPCH S229 Discussion and Group Methods (3 cr.)

Quantitative Methods
(Three courses for a minimum of 9 credit hours)

One of the following mathematics courses:
MATH M118 Finite Mathematics (3 cr.)
MATH M119 Brief Survey of Calculus I (3 cr.)
MATH M215 Calculus I (5 cr.)
MATH 163 Integrated Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (5 cr.)

Other approved mathematics courses.

One of the following statistics courses:
ECON E270 Introduction to Statistical Theory in Economics and Business (3 cr.)
PSY K300 Statistical Techniques (3 cr.)
STAT 301 Elementary Statistical Methods (3 cr.)

One of the following computer courses:
BUS K201 The Computer in Business (3 cr.)
CSCI C106 Introduction to Computers and Their Use (3 cr.)
CSCI C180 Basic Programming (3 cr.)

Arts and Humanities
(Four courses for a minimum of 12 credit hours)

Two of the following courses:
HIST H105 American History I (3 cr.)
HIST H106 American History II (3 cr.)

Two courses selected from the following subject areas:
Afro-American Studies
Appreciation of Music
Classical Studies
Comparative Literature
English
Fine Arts
Foreign Languages and Literature
Folklore
History
History and Philosophy of Science
Philosophy
Religious Studies
Speech
Theatre

Natural Sciences
(Two courses for a minimum of 6 credit hours, selected from the following subject areas in consultation with an advisor.)
Astronomy
Biology
Botany
Chemistry
Geography (only certain courses)
Geology
Physics
Plant Sciences
Zoology

Social and Behavioral Sciences
(Five courses for a minimum of 15 credit hours)

Four from the following two areas:

Psychology
PSY P103 General Psychology (P101 or P102 counts) (3 cr.)
PSY P320 Social Psychology (3 cr.)
PSY P324 Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

Sociology
SOC S100 Introduction to Sociology (3 cr.)
SOC S101 Social Problems and Policies (3 cr.)
SOC S325 Criminology (3 cr.)
SOC S328 Juvenile Delinquency (3 cr.)
SOC S420 Topics in Deviance (3 cr.)

One course selected from the following subject areas:
Anthropology
Economics
Political Science

General Electives
Additional courses beyond the general education, core, and criminal justice requirements are needed to complete the Bachelor of Science degree requirement of 120 credit hours.

Public Affairs and Policy
Each of the following courses:
SPEA V170 Introduction to Public Affairs (3 cr.)
SPEA V263 Public Management (3 cr.)
SPEA V264 Urban Structure and Policy (3 cr.)
SPEA V376 Law and Public Policy (3 cr.) or
  additional courses approved in consultation with an advisor.

Criminal Justice

Requirements (Ten courses)

The following eight courses:
SPEA J101 The American Criminal Justice System (3 cr.)
SPEA J201 Theoretical Foundations of Criminal Justice Policies (3 cr.)
SPEA J202 Criminal Justice Data, Methods, and Resources (3 cr.)
SPEA J301 Substantive Criminal Law (3 cr.)
SPEA J306 The Criminal Courts (3 cr.)
SPEA J321 American Policing (3 cr.)
SPEA J331 Corrections (3 cr.)
SPEA J439 Crime and Public Policy (3 cr.)

Two of the following courses:
SPEA J302 Procedural Criminal Law (3 cr.)
SPEA J303 Evidence (3 cr.)
SPEA J304 Correctional Law (3 cr.)
SPEA J305 Juvenile Justice (3 cr.)
SPEA J320 Criminal Investigation (3 cr.)
SPEA J370 Seminar in Criminal Justice (3 cr.) May be repeated
SPEA J376 Principles of Public Safety (3 cr.)
SPEA J440 Corrections in the Community (3 cr.)
SPEA J445 Trends in Corrections (3 cr.)
SPEA J460 Police in the Community (3 cr.)
SPEA J470 Seminar in Criminal Justice (3 cr.)
SPEA J480 Research in Criminal Justice (1-6 cr.)

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Associate of Science Degree Programs

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs offers an associate degree program. Courses that meet associate degree requirements generally can be applied to a subsequent baccalaureate degree program. The following are general requirements for the completion of an associate degree:

  1. Students must apply for admission to the Associate Degree Program before completing 35 credit hours of course work toward the degree. Applications are available in the records office.
  2. A minimum of 60 credit hours with a 2.00 cumulative average or higher and a 2.30 average or higher in core and concentration courses is required. All requirements for this degree must be satisfied before earning 86 credit hours.
  3. A limited number of courses may be transferred from other accredited institutions or be taken through independent study.
  4. Courses taken to meet specific degree requirements cannot be double-counted (used to satisfy any other degree requirement).
  5. A maximum of two elective courses may be taken pass-fail in this degree.
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Associate of Science in Criminal Justice

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS The SPEA curriculum is divided into four categories—general education, electives, a public policy course, and criminal justice.

General Education

Communications
(Three courses for a minimum of 9 credit hours)

The following writing course:
ENG W131 Elementary Composition (3 cr.) or
  equivalent campus-approved option

One of the following:
ENG W132 Elementary Composition II(3 cr.)
ENG W231 Professional Writing Skills (3 cr.)

One of the following speech courses:
SPCH S121 Public Speaking (3 cr.)
SPCH S122 Interpersonal Communication (3 cr.)
SPCH S223 Business and Professional Communication (3 cr.)
SPCH S229 Discussion and Group Methods (3 cr.)

Arts and Humanities
One course, for a minimum of 3 credit hours, from one of the following subject areas.
Afro-American Studies
Appreciation of Music
Classics
Comparative Literature
English
Fine Arts
Folklore
Foreign Languages and Literature
History: H105 or H106 recommended
Musicology and Music History
Philosophy
Religious Studies
Speech
Theatre

Social and Behavioral Sciences
(Two courses, for a minimum of 6 credit hours, are required, and they must come from different subject areas.)
Anthropology
Economics
Geography
Journalism
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology

Natural Sciences
One course, for a minimum of 3 credit hours, from one of the following subject areas.
Anatomy and physiology
Astronomy
Biology
Botany
Chemistry
Geology
Physics
Zoology

Or the following cross-listed course:
GEOG G107 Physical Systems of the Environment (3 cr.)

Quantitative Methods (one course)
An approved course (must be at least 3 credit hours) from one of the following subject areas:
Computer Science
Mathematics
Statistics

General Electives
Additional courses beyond the general education, core, and criminal justice requirements are needed to complete the Associate of Science degree requirement of 60 credit hours.

Public Policy
The following course:
SPEA V170 Introduction to Public Affairs (3 cr.)

Criminal Justice Concentration

Requirements (Six courses)

The following course:
SPEA J101 The American Criminal Justice System (3 cr.)

Three of the following courses:
SPEA J301 Substantive Criminal Law (3 cr.)
SPEA J306 The Criminal Courts (3 cr.)
SPEA J321 American Policing (3 cr.)
SPEA J331 Corrections (3 cr.)

Two additional SPEA criminal justice courses for a minimum of 6 credit hours.
SPEA J201 and SPEA J202 recommended

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Minors

Any Indiana University student enrolled in a baccalaureate program may pursue a minor offered by the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Individuals interested in this minor should inquire in the SPEA undergraduate advising office for additional details. Students who successfully complete the requirements will have the minor conferred with their degree. A minor in SPEA can enhance career opportunities for liberal arts and other majors.

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Criminal Justice Minor

Requirements (Five courses)

The following course:
SPEA J101 The American Criminal Justice System (3 cr.)

One of the following courses:
*SPEA J201 Theoretical Foundations of Criminal Justice Policies (3 cr.)
*SPEA J301 Substantive Criminal Law (3 cr.)

Three of the following courses:
*SPEA J201 Theoretical Foundations of Criminal Justice Policies (3 cr.)
*SPEA J301 Substantive Criminal Law (3 cr.)
SPEA J306 The Criminal Courts (3 cr.)
SPEA J321 American Policing (3 cr.)
SPEA J331 Corrections (3 cr.)

* J201 and J301 can be taken only once each for credit.

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Certificate Programs

Certificate in Correctional Management and Supervision

Indiana University Kokomo offers a 15 credit hour Certificate in Correctional Management and Supervision to assist those interested in employment in the correctional arena or those already serving as correctional officers. The certificate hours may be applied to course requirements for the Associate of Science in Criminal Justice (A.S.C.J.) or the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (B.S.C.J.).

Certificate Requirements
(Five courses)

SPEA J101 Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System (3 cr.)
SPEA J304 Correctional Law (3 cr.)
SPEA J331 Corrections (3 cr.)
SPEA J370 Special Topic—Correctional Counseling (3 cr.)
SPEA J370 Special Topic—Correctional Administration (3 cr.)

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Certificate in Public Safety

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs offers the Certificate in Public Safety to provide an understanding of the structure, processes, legal aspects, history, policies, and administration of law enforcement in the United States. The curriculum is also designed to assist in the honing of writing, verbal, and analytical skills.

Certificate Requirements
(Nine courses)

The following three general education courses:
ENG W131 Elementary Composition (3 cr.)
PSY P103 General Psychology (3 cr.) or
  SOC S100 Introduction to Sociology (3 cr.)
SPCH S121 Public Speaking (3 cr.)

The following five courses:
SPEA J101 The American Criminal Justice System (3 cr.)
SPEA J301 Substantive Criminal Law (3 cr.) or
  SPEA J310 Introduction to Administrative Processes (3 cr.)
SPEA J320 Criminal Investigation (3 cr.) or
  SPEA J322 Introduction to Criminalistics (3 cr.)
SPEA J321 American Policing (3 cr.)
SPEA J370 Seminar in Criminal Justice (3 cr.)

One other criminal justice course chosen in consultation with a SPEA advisor.

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