The Criminal Justice Sciences major provides students with a system orientation to the field of criminal justice. Study in Criminal Justice involves the application of the principles and the related behavioral and social issues in the field.
Students build knowledge in the areas of policing, courts, and corrections from a social science perspective. Students develop a knowledge base for an in-depth understanding of human behavior and the kinds of problems and circumstances that often result in criminality.
Students gain necessary skills in the area of interviewing, program development, community organization, planning and research so they can function in a professional position in the field of criminal justice.
Your degree will prepare you for entry-level positions in the justice system, as well as graduate or law school.