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

Bachelor of Arts, Crime and Delinquency Studies

Program description

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Crime and Delinquency Studies traditionally has been a broad-based liberal arts degree designed to provide the student with a solid foundation in Crime and Delinquency Studies and course work in a variety of other liberal arts disciplines. The Bachelor of Arts degree program is designed primarily for those students who intend to pursue an advanced degree in Crime and Delinquency Studies, Juvenile Justice or Law.

What can you do with this degree?

Parole Officer, Probation Officer, Law Enforcement Officer, School Resource Officer, Crime Scene Investigation, Gaming Surveillance Officers, Gaming Investigators, and more.

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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