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Introduction: 
 

Beginning in the Fall of 2014, the Justice Studies Department will offer its full major at the new El Centro, located at 3390 N. Avondale in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood.  All courses required to complete the major will be offered at least once every two years, plus we will offer at least seven different electives every two years.

At El Centro, students will be able to declare Justice Studies as their major, as well as any of our minors, and will have access to Justice Studies advising.

Courses: 
 

Justice Studies courses that will be offered at El Centro during the 2014-2015 academic year will be:

Fall 2014
JUST 101 Introduction to Social Justice (the first course required for a Justice Studies major)
JUST 109 FYE: Just in Chicago (a First Year Experience course for freshmen only)
JUST 201 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System (required for a Criminology minor)
JUST 311 Women, Crime and the Criminal Justice System
JUST 319 Latinos/as and the Criminal Justice System

Spring 2015
JUST 101 Introduction to Social Justice (the first course required for a Justice Studies major)
JUST 202 Justice and Inequality (required for Justice Studies majors; fulfills the WIP requirement)
JUST 241 Research Methods in Justice Studies (required for Justice Studies majors)
JUST 323/CAST 301 Introduction to Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) (required for CAST minor)

Program Contact Information:

For more information about Justice Studies at El Centro, contact Dr. Shelley Bannister at (773) 442-5953 on the Main Campus. 

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