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Loyola University Chicago

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Social Services & Nonprofit Management

I. Criminal Justice Major Courses: 36 credit hours

  • CJC 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJC 201 Theories of Criminal Behavior
  • CJC 202 Courts
  • CJC 203 Policing
  • CJC 204 Corrections
  • CJC 205 Research Methods

   Select one of the following courses: (3 credit hours)

  • CJC 322 Criminal Law
  • CJC 323 Criminal Procedure

  Select one of the following courses: (3 credit hours)     

  • CJC 390 Capstone Experience Internship
  • CJC 399 Capstone Course

  Four CJC Electives (12 credit hours)

II. SCPS Core: 9 credit hours

  • CPST 200 Introduction to Degree Completion
  • CPST 201 Professional Identity and Development
  • CPST 399 Capstone

III. Concentration

Students may choose one of the following concentrations:

Admission to the concentration in Social Services & Nonprofit Management has been suspended.

III. Social Services & Nonprofit Management Concentration

  • SOWK 200: Introduction to Social Work
  • SOWK 201: Social Welfare Policy and Services I
  • SOWK 301: Social Work Methods I
  • SOWK 307: Social Welfare Policy and Services II
  • COMM 231: Conflict Management
  • PSYC 362: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

IV. University Core Requirements

What are employers looking for? Employers say they are looking for a demonstrated capacity in these areas:

  • think critically
  • communicate clearly
  • solve complex problems
  • ethical judgment and integrity
  • intercultural skills
  • the capacity for continued new learning
  • written and oral communication
  • applied knowledge in real-world settings
  • broad knowledge in the liberal arts and sciences

In the University Core you will further develop your skills. Learn more about University Core Requirements.

V. Electives

A total of 120 credits are required for the degree at Loyola University Chicago. Sources of the remaining credits can include courses offered in the SCPS 8-week session schedule or the 16-week semester schedule. Transfer credits (not already used in the major, concentration, or University Core), Prior Learning Assessment, CLEP, DSST, or ACE-evaluated credits (such as your military transcript) can all used to fulfill the remaining elective credit requirements that get you to 120 credits, subject to residency and other requirements.

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School of Continuing and Professional Studies · 820 North Michigan Avenue, Lewis Towers 401, Chicago, IL 60611 · 312.915.6501
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