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Criminal Justice, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Criminal Justice is a broad and increasingly interdisciplinary field. The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice program at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to capture both the academic liberal arts emphasis and the professional and policy knowledge required to educate criminal justice professionals.
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Overview

Students who complete the Criminal Justice program at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs will:

  • Be able to draw on multiple disciplines and research traditions to identify and understand the social and behavioral contributors to crime and delinquency.
  • Have effective critical thinking and oral and written communication skills.
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of the institutions in criminal justice system and how politics and policy making affect these institutions.
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of the ethical concerns of the criminal justice field.
  • Understand how perceptions of the criminal justice system vary cross-culturally and how such differences influence policy and public perception.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Crime Theory and Causes
  • Violence in Society
  • Corrections
  • Law Enforcement
  • Courts and Judicial Process
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Internship
  • Social Research Methods
  • Social Statistics 
  • Crime Prevention and Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    75

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Online freshman application
  • Non-refundable application fee (online or mail)
  • Official high school transcripts certified and translated to English (final three years)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11873 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11873 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8523 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8523 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Colorado Springs

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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