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Law and Society (with Concentration in Criminal Justice), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Frostburg, MD, United States
Frostburg State University’s law and society bachelor’s degree program ranks as one of the most popular undergraduate majors at the university. It is an interdisciplinary program that gives you great flexibility in tailoring your degree to fit your unique career and academic interests in the areas of criminal justice or law.
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Overview

  • Enter the exciting career field of law enforcement. Many of our criminal justice graduates hold positions with the state and local police departments, the ATF, corrections, juvenile justice and the secret service.
  • Gain an understanding of the workings of the United States criminal justice system, including its agencies, personnel and diverse responsibilities.
  • Acquire excellent written and oral skills, an understanding of ethics and ethical behavior, civil rights and liberties and theories of punishment and corrections.
  • Complete an internship with such organizations as the state police, C3I (Maryland’s CSI equivalent) or federal law enforcement, if desired.
  • Join our campus chapter of the national Law Enforcement Explorers for discussions about police tactics, appropriate responses during a vehicle stop or domestic situation and other law enforcement concerns.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Ethics
  • Social Philosophy
  • American State & Local Politics
  • Public Administration
  • Public Program Evaluation
  • Public Budgeting
  • American Public Policy 
  • Forensic Psychology 
  • Drugs & Human Behavior
  • Racial & Cultural Minorities 
  • Criminology
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • The American Correctional System
  • Basic Elements of Spanish 
  • Spanish Grammar & Composition

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

The University welcomes applications from undergraduate international students who demonstrate university-level language proficiency in English. Frostburg State University international student admission process focuses on three areas: (1) academic qualifications; (2) financial support; and (3) English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Frostburg

  • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Financial aid includes any grant, scholarship, loan or paid employment intended to help you meet your education-related expenses. It can come from a variety of federal and state agencies, foundations, corporations and universities, including FSU. You must be planning to take six credits or more per semester to qualify. 

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