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Applied Criminology

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Bachelor of Science, Crime and Delinquency Studies

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The Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Criminology is designed to provide a student with in-depth academic preparation in the field of Applied Criminology. Learn the requirements for a Bachelor of Science, Applied Criminology by viewing the complete degree requirements.

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

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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 basic 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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