Criminal Justice Learning Outcomes

  • Students will understand basic sociological concepts and theories and their relationship to the institutions of social control.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the administration of law enforcement agencies, adult and juvenile court systems, corrections policies, policing, philosophies of crime and punishment and theories of deviance.
  • Students will express themselves in a clear and coherent manner and be able to discuss, in written and oral form, issues related to law enforcement and the provision of justice in society.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to apply ethical principles to the administration of justice.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the multicultural nature of society and the implications of societal diversity for the justice system.