There are certain personal characteristics that are vital to a student seeking a career in criminal justice; some of these include honesty, judgment, integrity, and a sense of responsibility. This student may be observant, analytical and enjoy investigations.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Criminal Justice majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.
Various specializations related to a major in Criminal Justice may be offered by colleges and universities. These specializations may be of greater or lesser interest to you. A few of these specializations related to this field include, but are not limited to: