Bachelor of Criminal Justice (BCJ) in Justice Administration (Online)

Overview:

The Bachelor of Criminal Justice in Justice Administration major is designed for students who are interested in leadership in some facet of the criminal justice system.  This program is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of issues that criminal justice leaders face today.  Students will study issues in corrections, law enforcement, substance abuse, violence and aggression, crime analysis, with a number of associated psychological and sociological components.  This major also has a research component which requires students to conduct research on a criminal justice agency.

Main Content Areas within the Discipline:

  • COR120 Correctional Thought and Procedures
  • COR231 Juvenile Justice Systems
  • *COR420 Agency Management
  • ENF150 Police and Society
  • ENF154 Homeland Security Overview
  • ENF245 Emergency Organizations and Management
  • *ENF335 Police Administration Supervision
  • *ENF450 Crime Analysis
  • *JUS461 Senior Capstone in Criminal Justice (w)
  • POL320 Public Administration
  • *SOC360 Multicultural Issues in Society (w)

Successful completion of all courses is required with a minimum overall GPA of a 2.00. A 2.50 cumulative GPA is required in major courses with an asterisk *.

Career Opportunities:

  • Case Manager
  • Community Educator
  • Court Diversion Program Worker
  • Domestic Violence Shelter Counselor
  • Human Services Investigator
  • Probation or Parole Officer
  • Researcher or Research Assistant
  • Substance Abuse Worker
  • Youth Counselor
  • Police or Correctional Officer
  • Special Agent
  • Victim Advocate
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Security Specialist
  • Leadership/Administrative Roles in Criminal Justice

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