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  Sep 26, 2017
 
2014-2015 Southeastern University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science


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Criminal Justice Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Criminal Justice Major at Southeastern University is to give students an understanding of the history of criminal justice, of our law enforcement agencies, of our court system, and of our correctional system. Our mission is to prepare students to succeed in careers or graduate schools by teaching practical skills, advanced research, and critical thinking.

Criminal Justice Goals

1. Criminal Justice majors will demonstrate knowledge of the development of the elements of the criminal justice system.

2. Criminal Justice majors will demonstrate adequate knowledge of the relationship between the elements of the criminal justice system.

3. Criminal Justice majors will demonstrate adequate knowledge of the criminological theories which attempt to explain the causes of crime.                                                                                                                                                                                      

4. Criminal Justice majors will demonstrate adequate ability to conduct criminological research and present/interpret the results of that research.

Four Year Plan

Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science Four Year Plan 

General Education Core - 54 Hours


Students are required to maintain an average of 2.5 in their General Education Core.

Arts of Communication - 9 Hours


Behavioral and Social Sciences - 6 Hours


Choose One Behavioral Science Elective from the Following - 3 Hours


Choose one Social Science Elective from the Following - 3 Hours


Humanities and Fine Arts - 6 Hours


Mathematics - 6 Hours


Select two of the following:

General Electives - 34 Hours


Total - 124 Hours


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