The curriculum in criminal justice is an interdisciplinary career program offering socio-psychological, business management, and administration preparation for students planning to enter the field of criminal justice in the American legal system. The program offers professional preparation through the study of criminal justice, sociology, psychology, business management, liberal arts and the science of investigation.
The curriculum prepares the student through specialized courses with the necessary knowledge of the subject field and the professional skills and state-of-the-art techniques required for a successful career. The curriculum integrates theory and practice for the development of the individual, along with sound philosophical insights for understanding society and the ideals of the American system of justice.
Graduates with a degree from the Department of Criminal Justice are able to:
- Work in law enforcement, corrections, probation and parole, and security
- Work in multiple areas of the judicial system
- Work in alternative education
- Attend law school