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B.S. in Criminal Justice

The Department of Criminal Justice offers a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Criminal Justice. The course work associated with the degree prepares the student not only with a basic understanding of the criminal justice system, but also with strong communication and analytical skills. The development of these skills is accomplished through a number of academic endeavors, including:

  1. A comprehensive and extensive general education
  2. A critical and in-depth analysis of the causes of crime from an interdisciplinary approach
  3. The study of the measurement of crime
  4. The study of society's formal and informal efforts at preventing and controlling crime
  5. Presentation of the criminal justice system as an applied science where students are taught to integrate theory, empirical validation, and practical application

Further information regarding degree requirements and course descriptions can be found by utilizing the links below.

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements (pdf)

Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Community College Transfer Guide

Field Experience


Last updated or reviewed on 9/25/13

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