Criminal Justice Department
Bachelor of Science
- 72 Units
- Curriculum Sheet
The Criminal Justice Program provides students with an understanding of the criminal justice system through scientific theories, field studies, research methods, and the sociological study of crime, criminal behavior, and the policies and systems designed to control criminality. It offers students from various social, racial, ethnic, and economic backgrounds a strong base for academic excellence, spiritual growth, and successful career development.
|UNST404CJ||Senior Seminar: Religious, Moral & Social Aspects of Criminal Justice||4|
Criminal Justice Upper Division Electives21 – 22.5
|Select the remaining 21.5 units from upper division criminal justice courses.|
Criminal Justice Core Curriculum49.5 – 51
|CJUS105||Introduction to the Criminal Justice System||4|
|CJUS205||The American Criminal Court System||4|
|CJUS219||Criminal Justice Colloquium .5 units each (to be taken each year)||2|
|CJUS232||Criminal Procedure & the U.S. Constitution||4|
|CJUS334||Ethics & the Administration of Criminal Justice||4|
|CJUS344||Corrections in America||4|
|CJUS354||Interpersonal Communication for Criminal Justice Professionals||4|
|CJUS408||Public Policy in Criminal Justice||4|
School Starts In:
When you study Criminal Justice at La Sierra, you will:
- Study with faculty who have extensive law enforcement, CSI, and legal experience.
- Experience hands-on training using the EVOC police driving simulator, a full crime lab, a tactical training room, and a police shooter simulator.
- Conduct mock trails in a realistic courtroom setting.
- Learn important skills, including arrest and control techniques (ACT), weaponless defense, fingerprinting, ballistics, crime scene processing, decision-making for law enforcement through simulation training, forensics and blood-spatter analysis, and report writing.
- Prepare for a career in public safety, criminal law, private security, court administration, forensics, or corrections.
- Be more than just a number—our faculty get to know all our students by name, and form close mentoring relationships.
Skills and Experience
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