Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Degree Program

Bachelor of Applied Sciences (BAS) - Criminal Justice Concentration

Applied Sciences Degree ProgramThis program is designed to introduce students to the challenges and rewards of college level work and core skills for professional careers. The Applied Sciences concentration in Criminal Justice consists of courses which provide graduates with employment opportunities in law enforcement, government and/or correctional personnel positions.

The  curriculum is designed to provide you with the knowledge you need to understand criminal law, ethics in government and public administration. You will acquire an understanding of the various components of the formal criminal justice process, endemic and emerging issues in criminal justice, and many of the incongruities in the justice system. Additionally, you will be taught how to critically assess some of the major controversial issues in policing, courts, corrections, and administration. This curriculum will lead you to reevaluate your views of justice, the criminal justice system, and society in general. 

Program Overview:

General Education Core Courses (55 Semester Hours)  
Fine Arts (art/music/theatre)  
English Fundamentals ENGL 100
Academic Writing ENGL 101
Academic Writing & Lit ENGL 102
Introduction to Christianity RELG 125
RELG Elective  
Fundamentals of Math MATH 110
MATH Elective  
MATH Elective  
Humanities Elective  
Humanities Elective  
Humanities Elective  
Humanities Elective  
Science with lab  
Western Civilization I HIST 111
Western Civilization II HIST 112
Social Science Elective  
Social Science Elective  

Curriculum Information:

For a complete overview of the program and requirements, please view our Bachelor of Applied Sciences Criminal Justice Description and Requirements summary sheet.

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