The College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology offers undergraduate courses leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice or Criminal Justice with a Specialization in Juvenile Justice as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.
The College is committed to preparing students to be nationally competitive for graduate education and careers in criminal/juvenile justice and psychology. Majors will have the benefit of an informed and caring faculty to challenge them in their preparation to meet the demands of today’s workplace and the nation’s most rigorous graduate programs.
The criminal justice program and the specialization in juvenile justice are designed to produce graduates who are skilled in improving the life experiences of youths in the juvenile/criminal justice systems, law enforcement, and child-helping organizations. The curriculum offers courses related to criminal law and criminal procedure, police practice and administration and criminological theory. The curriculum is designed to provide the student with the experience and knowledge for career opportunities in the criminal justice system.