Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Arkansas

Homeland Security Technology

Make a Difference with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Strayer University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ) with Homeland Security Technology concentration provides you with the knowledge, skills, and professional abilities relevant to the criminal justice field. The degree also includes a strong liberal arts component that develops communications skills, information literacy, abstract thinking, and critical analysis; it also fosters historical, political, and social awareness. Your online classes and on-campus criminal justice courses enable you to gain skills needed for roles such as Homeland Security Technician, Security Engineer, Analyst, or Private Consultant.

With a Homeland Security Technology concentration you will:

  • Understand how to function productively and effectively in the technology-related areas of Homeland Security
  • Gain proficiencies in evaluating vulnerabilities
  • Develop strategies and policies to mitigate technological and information security threats

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.

Courses

  • CIS 333-Networking Security Fundamentals
  • CIS 359-Disaster Recovery Management
  • CIS 462-Security Strategy and Policy
  • CRJ 499-Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 440-Terrorism and Antiterrorism
  • CRJ 475-Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice
  • SEC 310-Homeland Security Organization and Administration
  • SEC 402-Cyber Security
  • SEC 405-Computer Crime Investigation

Click here to see full Criminal Justice In Arkansas – Homeland Security Technology curriculum and course descriptions

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Accreditation

Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 267-284-5000), which is one of the six regional accrediting bodies in the United States. The Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

 

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