Keys to Completing the Criminal Justice and Human Security (M.A.) Degree Program
The Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and Human Security degree program requires successful completion of 36 semester-hours of required coursework broken into 21 semester-hours (or seven courses) of core material, and 15 semester-hours (or five courses) of electives. This includes completion of the following three Capstone projects: CJHS 591 Internship; CJHS 598 CJHS Capstone; and CJHS 599 (a Thesis or a Project Demonstrating Competency (PDC)). The program will require two years for completion.
In addition to required coursework, students will be expected to:
- develop written and oral communication skills as well as intercultural literacy and critical thinking skills through the course offerings and Capstone experiences
- develop specific skills in addressing the international dimensions of crime
- complete an internship with an appropriate law enforcement or other approved agency
- demonstrate a basic working knowledge of a foreign language equivalent to two years of University-level foreign language study
To learn more details regarding course descriptions and curriculum, visit the Course Offerings page.
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Monthly meeting of the University Senate. Senators and Presidential Appointees are invited to attend.
Join us as we hear from a panel of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from the UB and local community about stories from their service abroad and how their service has influenced what they are doing today. Pizza will be served!
Sponsored by the College of Public and International Affairs and the UB Peace Corps Prep Program.
Join us for a lecture in Spanish by UB’s own Miguel Arroyo and Brandon LaFavor. The presentation will introduce you to South America’s geography, demographics, economics and culture. There will be headphones available so students may listen to the English translation as Miguel and Brandon give their presentation in Spanish. We will also have a special guest, Ilene Tillman from Academic Programs International (API) to talk about study opportunities in South America.
Sponsored by the Education Abroad Resource Center, Academic Programs International (API), and the College of Public and International Affairs
For the 11th consecutive year, a student-written proposal for a Chapter Activity Grant has been awarded to UB by Pi Sigma Alpha honor society. The grant of $1,200 will be used to fund “The Role of Media in Conflict Resolution,” a colloquium to be hosted at the University of Bridgeport. Three experts, including a guest from the United Nations, will participate. The grant is a highly competitive – 117 chapters applied for the grant this year. Only the top ten percent of undergraduate juniors, seniors, and graduate students are invited to join Pi Sigma Alpha, an honor society for students of political science. Please join them for a remarkable and engaging discussion of current global conflicts and the role of media in seeking resolution.
Sponsored by College of Public and International Affairs and the Pi Sigma Alpha honor society.
The Post-Arbitration South China Sea Disputes
CPIA Roundtable with Prof. Nancy Wei
In July 2016, the Permanent Court of Arbitration nullified China’s South China Sea claims, but the dispute is far from being over.
Beijing and Taipei both rejected the ruling, and Philippine’s new President Duterte has shocked many by agreeing to shelve the dispute with Beijing.
How do the new developments affect Washington’s South China Sea strategy?
Contact Susan Katz at firstname.lastname@example.org or (203) 583-0509 for more information.