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Sociology, Anthropology, Crime & Delinquency Studies Bachelor of Science, Crime and Delinquency Studies

Bachelor of Science in Crime and Delinquency Studies

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Program description:

The Bachelor of Science degree in Crime and Delinquency Studies is designed to provide a student with in-depth academic preparation in the field of Crime and Delinquency.

What can you do with this degree?

This Bachelor of Science degree is designed primarily for those students who intend to pursue careers in Crime and Delinquency Studies, juvenile justice, law enforcement, government agencies, and other related fields, or who want more extensive preparation in the discipline of Crime and Delinquency Studies for advanced degree programs.

Degree requirements

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Program Learning Objectives

Students in this program,

  • Understand the relationships between the major agencies of the justice system, including the police, courts, and corrections.
  • Understand the key concepts and theories in criminology and criminal justice.
  • Examine contemporary issues facing the criminal justice system, such as corruption, police brutality, racial profiling, and disproportional minority contact.
  • Understand the basics principles and practices of rehabilitation, retribution, restitution, and incapacitation.
  • Evaluate the different explanations regarding the nature, extent, causation, and prevention of crime and delinquency.
  • Express and communicate criminological and criminal justice knowledge inside and outside the classroom.
  • Learn how race, gender, sexuality, social class, and age are related to crime, delinquency, and criminal justice.

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