Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration

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The Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration prepares entry-level and seasoned professionals from diverse backgrounds in the theoretical foundations, knowledge, skills, and practices of criminal justice administration inclusive of law enforcement, courts, and corrections. This study enables students to develop rational decisions and informed responses to the daily challenges one faces in law enforcement, courts, and corrections operations. Additionally, the program prepares students for entrance into concentrated areas of criminal justice in master degree programs or related disciplines. This program promotes a commitment to continued scholarship and service among graduates as future and continuing members of law enforcement, courts, and corrections initiatives in a manner that remains conducive to enhancing professionalism in a diverse community.

To achieve the objective of this program, the following learning outcomes have been established:

  1. Evaluate the impact of theories in a diverse society.
  2. Assess the interrelationship among courts, corrections, and law enforcement.
  3. Analyze the influences of laws on the criminal justice system.
  4. Assess the impact of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights on laws.

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Estimated time of completion of this program is 5 years.

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Curriculum Details

*  Natural Sciences include biological sciences, chemistry, physical sciences, physical geography, and earth science.

**Each of these courses requires a prerequisite. Please review the course descriptions and objectives for each course to determine the prerequisite requirement.