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Criminal Justice, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Bend, IN, United States
Students in Criminal Justice at Indiana University South Bend study both domestic and international structures, functions, behaviors, and public policies related to the apprehension, prosecution, sentencing, and incarceration of offenders. 
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Overview

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Graduates of this Criminal Justice program at Indiana University South Bend are prepared for a wide range of careers in the criminal justice arena at the local, county, state, and federal levels, as well as numerous opportunities in the private sector. Many graduates go on to law school or graduate school. Graduates can also be found working in the social welfare field, business, and in regulatory agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration, among others.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice 
  • Theories of Crime and Deviance 
  • The Nature of Inquiry 
  • Police in Contemporary Society 
  • Courts and Criminal Justice 
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice 
  • Criminal Justice Ethics 
  • Criminal Law 
  • Anatysis of Crime and Public Policy 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • Eight semesters of English or the language of instruction
  • Six to eight semesters of mathematics
  • Six to eight semesters of natural sciences (biology, chemistry, physics)
  • Six semesters of social science (economics, government, history, psychology, or sociology)
  • Eight semesters of foreign language, fine arts, computer science, or technical skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9673 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9673 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6894 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3447 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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