2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Jun 16, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Corrections and Human Services - BS in Criminal Justice


Return to: BS in Criminal Justice  

Students in this concentration study the potential effects of crime on a community, such as economic instability, drug use, prejudices, and further criminal activity. The Corrections and Human Services concentration focuses on restorative justice: repairing the harm caused by criminal behavior in communities and the need for other options to mass incarceration. This concentration is best suited for those individuals working in or seeking a career in the corrections field.

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credits
  • General education  courses (46 cr.)*
  • Core courses (45 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (20 cr.)
  • Elective courses (65 cr.)
  • Capstone course (5 cr.)

*Click here for required general education courses by program.

Concentration Curriculum


Electives (65 cr.)


Choose 13 courses from general education , BS in Criminal Justice, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. Elective credits should total 65 to meet the program requirements. At least five credits must be at the 3000, 4000, or 5000 level. Students may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet their elective requirements.