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Goals and Objectives for Criminal Justice

1. To provide students with competency in the following areas:

  • Administration of Justice
  • Law Enforcement
  • Law Adjudication
  • Corrections
  • Criminological Theory
  • Research and Analytical Methods

2. To teach students to critically think and to be able to communicate well in written and oral forms.

3. To provide students with the ability to employ ethical perspectives an judgments in applying knowledge to field related problems and changing fact situations.

4. To provide students with a variety of criminal justice electives related to faculty expertise and the evolving needs in the profession.

5. To provide internship opportunities for practical experiences.

6. To provide students with education regarding current technology in the field.

7. To provide students with opportunities to learn beyond the classroom.

8. To provide students with a background in quantitative and qualitative reasoning.

9. To provide students with the opportunity to examine the issues of diversity in criminal justice.

10. To provide students with a faculty that demonstrates excellence in teaching.

11. To provide appropriate and necessary course and career advising for students.