Criminal Justice, B.S. (Degree Completion Program)
Criminal justice is a social science that focuses on the definitions, causes, and prevention of crime, and with legal processes and the treatment and rehabilitation of offenders.
It studies crime, criminals, and the criminal justice system through an interdisciplinary approach that combines legal studies, sociology, political science, psychology, forensic science, public administration, urban studies, and philosophy.
As a student in the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program, you study a myriad of topics related to theories about crime, crime and public policy, law, criminal courts, policing, corrections, juvenile justice, and the practice of criminal justice.
The program prepares you to attend graduate or law school or to assume positions in public and private agencies concerned with crime and its prevention.