What You’ll Learn
Find out why people commit crimes and how police, courts, and corrections operate to control them. You’ll gain a greater understanding of the criminal justice system.
Our degree helps you reach your goals through diverse faculty expertise, comprehensive learning, hands-on experiences, and internships. Choose classes that align with your career goals across a range of issues.
Inside the classroom, you can expect to learn analytical, critical, and creative thinking skills. We focus on the theory and practice of criminal justice systems. You’ll develop a deep understanding of the causes, consequences, and control of crime and criminal behavior.
Beyond the classroom, you’ll have opportunities for hands-on experiences via an internship, study abroad, and extra-curricula.Curriculum & Learning Outcomes
We recommend submitting first-year applications in October or early November. We decide your admission once you complete your application.
Next Deadline for Transfer Students
Fall Semester: August 1Undergraduate Admissions
Double Major in Criminal Justice and Sociology
Cooperative ventures between the Departments of Sociology and Criminal Justice enable students to easily complete two majors before graduation. Having a second major on the academic transcript indicates additional breadth of knowledge in the investigation of social problems and issues, which can enhance employment opportunities. For advisement on a double major in criminal justice and sociology, consult with any professor in these departments.
A degree in criminal justice can lead to a career in law enforcement, judiciary and law, corrections, social services, business, or education. Examples of employers include:
- Local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies
- Court systems
- Correctional agencies
- Security companies
- Crime labs
- Non-profit organizations
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