Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Arkansas
Criminal Justice Administration
Make a Difference with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Strayer University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ) with Criminal Justice Administration concentration provides you with the knowledge, skills, and professional abilities relevant to the criminal justice field. Your online classes and on-campus criminal justice courses will enable you to gain competencies applicable to roles such as Law Enforcement Officer, Detective, Criminal Investigator, Corrections Officer, Probation/Parole Officer, Court Reporter, Court Officer, or Caseworker.
With a Criminal Justice Administration concentration you will:
- Become an authority on the operational and technical aspects of the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, corrections, and the courts
- Learn evidence-based techniques for preventing crime, as well as how to investigate crime and its global impact
Key Learning Outcomes
- Learn what causes crime and how it impacts our society.
- Learn how the different arms of the US criminal justice system (police, courts, and corrections) work together at the federal, state, and local levels to keep our society safe.
- Develop the critical thinking skills you need to effectively investigate crime, enforce laws, and implement corrections.
- Refine your ability to apply ethical thinking and judgment to a wide range of criminal justice situations -- discussions of relevant ethical issues are included in every CJ course.
- Build leadership skills that could help you stand out and advance in your career
- Familiarize yourself with the increasingly complex and powerful technologies used in fighting crime.
- Strengthen the communication skills that you need to effectively share information, persuade others, and manage conflicts.
- CRJ 310-Law Enforcement Operations and Management
- CRJ 320-Criminal Investigation
- CRJ 330-Comparative Criminal Justice
- CRJ 410-Corrections
- CRJ 475-Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice
- CRJ 499-Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice
- LEG 420-U.S. Courts
- SEC 300-Principles of Public and Private Security
- SEC 310-Homeland Security Organization and Administration