This program seeks to equip the student for a fulfilling career with a foundational understanding of human behavior within criminal, transformative, and restorative justice systems. Students will be prepared to serve society as ethical, caring, service- minded individuals. A major in Criminal Justice opens the door to many jobs in law enforcement, corrections, court-related positions, and security.
Students who complete the Criminal Justice major should be able to:
- Integrate Christian principles in critical thinking and decision making.
- Demonstrate awareness and improvement of thinking and learning strategies.
- Apply current and historical justice principles and practices to real-life situations.
- Function within chosen area(s) of justice system with the insight of the functions and interdependencies of various areas.
- Apply procedural rules and statutes through the criminal process.
- Design alternatives to the conventional penal approaches through the lenses of transformative and restorative justice.
- CM3000 Christian Excellence
- IT1100 Technology Skills for College
- CJ3000 Introduction to Justice Systems
- PH3000 Transformed Worldview
- CJ3100 Law Enforcement
- CJ3200 Criminal Investigations
- CJ3300 Technology in Criminal Justice
- CM3100 Concepts of Leadership
- CJ3400 Courts and Judicial Processes
- CJ3500 Corrections
- PS4110 Conflict Resolution
- CJ4000 Victimology
- ET3000 Ethics
- PS3060 Statistics for Social Sciences
- CJ4100 Criminal Law
- TH4000 Introduction to Theology
- CJ4200 Terrorism and Homeland Security
- CJ4800 Criminal Justice Capstone