Criminal Justice Major

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  1. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the structure and functioning of the fundamental institutions (e.g., police, courts,corrections) that are a part of the criminal justice systems.
  2. Illustrate the skills and methods in criminal justice research, including the acquisition, analysis, interpretation, dissemination and policyimplications of both quantitative and qualitative data.
  3. Demonstrate the in-depth knowledge of the interdisciplinary nature of the criminal justice system.
  4. Illustrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and demonstrate basic knowledge of information technologyas applied to criminal justice research and practice.