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Path 4: Careers in the Criminal Justice and Legal Systems

This could include working in probation, in school and community settings, policy research, as well as entering professions in the criminal justice and legal systems.  Students interested in this career path should consider taking these classes:

  • Core: Sociology of Wealth and Inequality, Ethnic and Race Relations, Self and Society
  • Institutions: Sociology of Law
  • Electives: Sociology of Deviant Behavior, Youth, Crime and Delinquency, Sociology of Gangs
  • Consider taking an Internship: County Probation Departments ( Butte , Glenn, etc.); Juvenile Hall
  • Suggested Theme: Theme E - Ethics and Social Policy
  • Suggested Minor: Criminal Justice

Department Advisors

On-Campus Students
Danielle Hidalgo 

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Distance & Online Education Students
Lauren Wilson
Office: Butte 618