BA in Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Arts

This program prepares individuals who want to work in the justice field. This program seeks to equip the student for a fulfilling career with a foundational understanding of human behavior within a criminal, transformative, and restorative justice systems. Students will be prepared to serve society as ethical, caring, service-minded individuals and be men and women of character. A major in Criminal Justice opens the door to many jobs in law enforcement, corrections, court-related positions, and security.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Integrate Christian principles in critical thinking, interpersonal communications, 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.

GENERAL EDUCATION - 43 Credits

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RELIGION - 18 Credits

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GENERAL ELECTIVES - 14 Credits

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MAJOR - 45 Credits

Students must complete two of these.
Students must complete eight of these.
Students must complete six of these.

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