The mission of the Department of Criminal Justice is to prepare students to become leaders, outstanding practitioners, scholars, and advocates for social justice in a diverse and global society. Students are required to take courses providing a comprehensive overview of the criminal justice system and select an emphasis area in Law Enforcement, Courts/Law, Corrections/Counseling, or Research based on their career or graduate school interests.
Student learning and outcomes serve as the cornerstone for the Department's academic and learning opportunities beyond the classroom. Students are challenged to be critical and analytical consumers of information and advocates for social justice in order to be competitive in seeking employment in criminal justice and related agencies.
Homeland Security Concentration Core Courses