Summer Term I Study Away Opportunity: Criminal Justice in NC

The Department of Government and Justice is offering an undergraduate summer term I class during May 14-25, 2018 that will investigate the specific criminal justice agencies in North Carolina through coursework and travel throughout the state. This course can count as a CJ required elective for majors and minors, or a free elective for all students. Specific details are below. Please contact Dr. Cathy Marcum at with any questions.


CJ 3502 Criminal Justice in North Carolina

Faculty Contact: Dr. Cathy Marcum

Summer Session 1 In-Class Dates: May 14-18, 2018 - Travel Dates: May 21-25, 2018

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

Application Link:

Course Summary: Criminal Justice in North Carolina is a 3-credt course (can be used as a CJ required elective or free elective) that will explore the specific agencies and functions in the criminal justice system in our state.  During the first week of course meetings, we will discuss legislation, policies and operations specific to our state.  The second week of class will include overnight travel to Raleigh and day trips to other cities in the state.  We plan to visit the state crime lab, county district attorney and defense attorney offices, prison and jail facilities, and the Innocence Project.

Estimated Cost: $250 (lodging and travel costs) plus some meals