CRCJ 9030 SEMINAR ON RACE, ETHNICITY, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3 credits)
This is a required course which introduces students to current empirical research and theory on racial minorities and the criminal justice system. It focuses on racial minorities as victims of crime, as offenders, and as criminal justice professionals.
Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Admission to UNO graduate program.
The Master of Arts (MA) degree is a 30-hour non-terminal degree designed to emphasize research activity and independent inquiry. This degree is recommended for those students seeking an interim degree prior to pursuing a doctoral degree. To complete the MA degree, students must write and orally defend a thesis. The thesis is an independent research project and an academic exercise that is written to the standards of the faculty members on the thesis committee. A thesis requires a committee of three faculty members and typically takes two semesters to complete.