Human Services and Criminal Justice, BS

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Foundation Courses

Introduction to the Major
CRIM 1000Criminal Justice at Northeastern1
or HUSV 1000 Human Services at Northeastern
Criminal Justice Foundation Courses
CRIM 1100Introduction to Criminal Justice4
CRIM 1300The Death Penalty4
or CRIM 1400 Human Trafficking
or CRIM 1500 Corruption, Integrity, and Accountability
or CRIM 1600 Crimes against Humanity
or CRIM 1700 Crime, Media, and Politics
CRIM 2100Criminal Due Process4
CRIM 2200Criminology4
CS 1100Computer Science and Its Applications4
Human Services Foundation Courses
HUSV 1101Human Services Professions4
HUSV 3570Strategic Philanthropy and Nonprofit Management4
HUSV 2300Counseling in Human Services4

Upper-Level Courses

Policy Course
HUSV 3900Introduction to Social Policy4
Organization Course
SOCL 3440Sociology of Human Service Organizations4
or CRIM 4030 Criminal Justice Organization and Management
Survey Electives
Complete two of the following:8
Criminal Violence
Victims of Crime
Global Criminology
Psychology of Crime
Organized Crime
Criminal Law
Juvenile Justice
Corrections
Security
Policing
Topics in Criminal Justice and Criminology
Research Methods
CRIM 3600Criminal Justice Research Methods4
or HUSV 3700 Research Methods for Human Services
Criminal Justice Elective
Complete one of the following:4
Gender, Crime, and Justice
Race, Crime, and Justice
Criminal Justice Organization and Management
Crime Prevention
Statistics
Complete one of the following:4
Criminal Justice Statistics
Statistics in Psychological Research
Statistical Analysis in Sociology

Human Services Internship

HUSV 4994Human Services Internship6

Integrative Course

CRIM 4949Senior Capstone Seminar4
or HUSV 4700 Senior Seminar in Human Services

Open Electives

Complete seven courses. Two of these courses must be in criminal justice and four must be in human services.28

Cooperative Education for Criminal Justice

Co-op Integration Seminar1/Professional Development
All students should complete one of the following:1
Co-op Integration Seminar 1
Professional Development for Co-op
Co-op Integration Seminars 2 and 3
Co-op students should complete the following:
CRIM 3000Co-op Integration Seminar 21
CRIM 4000Co-op Integration Seminar 31
Non–co-op students should complete an additional 2 semester hours of open elective credit.

Program Requirement

128 total semester hours required

Five Years, Three Co-ops in Summer 2/Fall

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
HUSV 10001CRIM 12004Vacation0Vacation0
CRIM 11004HUSV 23004  
HUSV 11014CS 11004  
ENGW 11114HSVC elective4  
MATH 12154   
 17 16 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
CRIM 21004CRIM 20001Vacation0Co-op0
CRIM 22004CJ concentration elective4  
HSVC intermediate/advanced undergraduate elective4CJ concentration elective4  
Elective4Elective4  
 Elective4  
 16 17 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0CRIM 30001CRIM 36004Co-op0
 Elective4Elective4 
 HUSV 39004  
 HSVC organization course4  
 0 13 8 0
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0CRIM 40001Elective4Co-op0
 CJ system-wide elective4Elective4 
 ENGW 33154  
 Elective4  
 CRIM 37004  
 0 17 8 0
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
Co-op0HUSV 49946  
 Elective4  
 CRIM 4949 or HUSV 47004  
 Elective 4  
 0 18  
Total Hours: 130

Five Years, Three Co-ops in Spring/Summer 1

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
HUSV 10001CRIM 12004Vacation0Vacation0
CRIM 11004HUSV 23004  
HUSV 11014CS 11004  
ENGW 11114HSVC elective4  
MATH 12154   
 17 16 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
CRIM 21004Co-op0Co-op0Elective4
CRIM 22004  Elective4
CRIM 20001   
HUSV 23004   
Elective4   
 17 0 0 8
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
CJ concentration elective4Co-op0Co-op0Elective4
CJ concentration elective4  HUSV 39004
Elective4   
Elective4   
CRIM 30001   
 17 0 0 8
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
CRIM 36004Co-op0Co-op0Vacation0
HSVC organization course4   
CJ system-wide elective4   
Elective4   
CRIM 40001   
 17 0 0 0
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
CRIM 37004Elective4  
HUSV 49946Elective4  
ENGW 33154CRIM 4949 or HUSV 47004  
Elective4Elective 4  
 18 16  
Total Hours: 134