The mission of the Criminal Justice program is to provide students with the skills and knowledge of criminal law and explores the theoretical foundations, knowledge, skills, and practices of criminal justice operations.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the A.S. Criminal Justice program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of laws, procedures, policies, and functions of the United States criminal justice system and other justice systems.
  • Discuss ethical problems common throughout the criminal justice system
  • Obtain required information and properly prepare written reports
  • Explain the police role in relation to sociological and psychological dynamics of the community