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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice: Homeland Security/Emergency Preparedness - Adult Studies, B.C.J.

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Course Requirements (123 Cr. Hrs.)

Bachelor of Criminal Justice: Homeland Security/Emergency Preparedness

The Bachelor of Criminal Justice (BCJ) Degree is designed for adults who seek careers in the criminal justice field, especially in positions related to homeland security and emergency preparedness. This option is geared toward those without an extensive academic background in Criminal Justice. The program provides graduates with a basic understanding of various aspects of the criminal justice system and its component parts. The curriculum combines challenging CRJ courses at the basic level with upper level core courses and major electives. The degree is designed to prepare graduates for positions with local, state and federal government agencies such as homeland security/emergency preparedness agencies, city and state police and sheriffs’ departments, probation and parole departments, FBI, State Law Enforcement Division, drug enforcement agencies, the Secret Service, correctional institutions, juvenile justice agencies and in private, industrial security.

General Education Requirements (42 Cr. Hrs)


Areas of Inquiry

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 Cr. Hrs.)

Courses may be selected from: Literature, Foreign Language, Music, Theatre, Art, Philosophy, or History

Natural Sciences (3 Cr. Hrs.)

Literature (3 Cr. Hrs.)

Electives (27 Cr. Hrs.)

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