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Luke Fera

Luke Fera '06
Biology Major

"LSSU has a great reputation for placing students in graduate and professional schools. Many of my classmates from LSSU are now pursuing graduate and professional studies at some of the finest universities in Canada and the United States."

"The student-faculty interaction and the ability to conduct research at the undergraduate level really helped me to achieve success in a competitive graduate program. My professors at LSSU were always interested in helping us succeed."

Luke Fera of Sault Ste. Marie graduated from LSSU in 2006 with a degree in biology and is now working toward a master's degree in epidemiology at University of Western Ontario in London. He plans to continue his studies in the medical sciences.

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Admissions

Dearborn University Consortium Center

BS Degree in Criminal Justice - Generalist Emphasis

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Career Opportunities

  • Police Officer for a local, state or federal agency who is responsible for the safety of the community; investigates crimes and provides related services.
  • Probation/Parole Officer, who manages caseloads of offenders; assures that requirements of probation are followed; and helps clients make the transition back to society.
  • Corrections Officer, who works in secure correctional facilities; performs custodial services; acts as a residential unit manager; and assists prisoners in their transition back to society.
  • Loss Control Officer, who provides many of the same services as a police officer only in the private sector; maintains perimeter security in industrial settings; manages loss control programs; and performs private investigative work.

Degree Program

Courses taken at Henry Ford Community College
CRJ 131 Introduction to Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 132 Police Administration Staff & Line Operations 3
CRJ 136 Corrections I—Introduction to Corrections 3
CRJ Electives  17
PSY 131 Introductory Psychology 3
SPC 131 Fundamentals of Speaking or SPC 145 Interpersonal Communication  3
POLS 131 Introduction to American Government 3
POLS 135 American Legal Systems and Processes 3
PSY 251 Abnormal Psychology 3
SOC 251 Ethnic & Racial Diversity in Societies  3
 
MACRAO Certification
English Requirements  6
Humanities requirements  5
Science/mathematics requirements  8
Free Electives  29
 
Courses taken at Lake Superior State University
CJUS 321 Ethical Issues in Public Safety  3
CJUS 345 Statistics and Design for Public Safety  4
CJUS 401 Senior Seminar  3
CJUS 300/400 Level Electives  9
SOCY 214 Criminology 3
Free Electives  10

Psychology Driven...

Mary-Ellen

Mary-Ellen
Psychology

"LSSU is a relatively small school and I believe for this reason I have received a better education. The close atmosphere as opposed to a larger university has provided me with an opportunity to become acquainted with my professors. The professors therefore have an opportunity to assist with problems fairly easily, especially in upper level classes. The classes are fairly small also which provides one on one conversations which is very helpful."

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