"What Can I Do With a Major in...Criminal Justice?"
The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:
- Discern the basic components of the criminal justice system and understand the interrelationship within and between these components.
- Specify how justice institutions operate within society, as well as how they differ.
- Read and utilize articles from academic journals.
- Recognize personal assumptions, as well as basic American assumptions in analyzing positions on justice issues.
- Communicate effectively both in written and oral form.
- Conduct and report basic research procedures in accord with the scholarly practices of the discipline of Criminal Justice, including the principles of documentation, the acquisition of on and offline resources and do so in line with the ACJS Code of Ethics.
- Create reasonable linkages between empirical evidence and theory utilizing both inductive and deductive forms of logic.
- Recognize the complexity, ambiguity, and uncertainty that are present in the use of knowledge to address crime problems.
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