College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Criminal Justice Studies

Interdisciplinary approach
Criminal justice studies majors learn to apply social sciences' findings to the problems of criminal behavior. Types of criminal behavior are examined in terms of

  • Environmental influences that foster such behavior
  • Social and governmental efforts at control
  • Practices that work to rehabilitate offenders

Students are taught by faculty from many fields within the social sciences and have the opportunity to apply classroom knowledge to real life situations.

Learn about career opportunities for criminal justice majors.

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Criminal Justice
Social Science Division
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