Law Enforcement, BCJ
The Law Enforcement major is designed to provide a balanced introduction to all aspects of the criminal justice process with particular emphasis on the theoretical and practical aspects of law enforcement. The program is interdisciplinary in content, utilizing courses in the social sciences as well as those more directly related to functions and programs in the criminal justice system. This program is designed for both personnel already employed in criminal justice and pre-service students interested in criminal justice careers.
Additional Student Outcomes
In addition to the core criminal justice program student learning outcomes, students who graduate with a law enforcement major are expected to be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate the role and purpose of the law enforcement profession in contemporary American society.
- Identify and describe key historical developments in the growth and maturation of organized systems of policing internationally and in the United States.
- Compare and contrast how the law enforcement function is related to the functions of the other branches of the American criminal justice system.
|CJ 100||Crime & Justice in America||3|
|CJ 110||Introduction to Law Enforcement||3|
|CJ 220||Criminal Justice Communications||3|
|CJ 230||Principles of Investigation||3|
|CJ 303||Diversity in American Culture||3|
|CJ 310||Police Problems & Practices||3|
|CJ 318||Juvenile Justice||3|
|CJ 325||Applied Criminology||3|
|CJ 400||Criminal Justice Research Methods||3|
|CJ 410||Criminal Procedure and Evidence||3|
|CJ 455||Criminal Justice Administration||3|
|CJ 485||Internship in Criminal Justice||6|
|Criminal Justice Electives||12|
|LG 345||Criminal Law||3|