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    University of Central Missouri
  Jan 21, 2018
2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminal Justice, BS (43-842)

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Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Identify moral and ethical issues inherent in the administration of justice and the practice of criminal justice.
  • Identify the importance of the history, development, fundamental concepts, and current operation of our principal criminal justice institutions, their relationships to each other, and their relationships to the larger political and societal context.
  • Produce articulate, comprehensible, and grammatically correct oral and written communications.
  • Analyze and critique qualitative and quantitative social science research, including basic introductory statistical concepts.
  • Apply theoretical frameworks to understanding the causes and prevention of crime, the processes of criminalization, and crime enforcement.
  • Analyze problems and develop solutions for criminal justice systems.
  • Identify issues regarding diversity and discrimination situations found in the criminal justice system, including racial, ethnic, class, cultural, and gender diversity.

Criminal Justice, BS (43-842) (4 Year Guide)  

General Education Requirements: 39 Sem. Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements.  The following general education classes are required by this major:

Free Electives: 36 Sem. Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Sem. Hours

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