Minor in Criminal Justice

B.A. IN LEADERSHIP STUDIES WITH MINOR IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Students enrolled in the B.A. in Leadership Studies pursuing a minor in Criminal Justice will study the administration of justice, corrections, criminological theory, law adjudication, law enforcement, research, and analytic methods. The curriculum allows students to develop an understanding of the criminal justice system, correctional philosophy, incarceration, treatment of offenders, history, theory and practice of the legal environment, police organization, criminal law, and research methods appropriate to the study of criminal justice.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon graduation, students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies with a minor in criminal justice will demonstrate the following skills and abilities:

LEADERSHIP KNOWLEDGE
  • PLO#1: Students will apply leadership theories through ethical and reflective decisions in varied organizational structures.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE KNOWLEDGE
  • PLO#2: Students will analyze the criminal justice system, systems of social control, policies and practices, victimology, and juvenile justice using theory and research.
  • PLO#3: Students will design research in criminal justice/criminology using quantitative and qualitative research methods.
COMMUNICATION
  • PLO#4: Use written and oral communication guidelines based upon APA style and accepted industry practices to clearly express ideas, concepts, and demonstrate the ability to apply in the appropriate business setting.
ETHICS
  • PLO#5: Demonstrate an appreciation and knowledge of professional and ethical responsibilities.
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