The Criminal Justice program introduces concepts related to legal, legislative, and social processes and their influence on the criminal justice system. The program further addresses current methods in criminal justice processes and analyzes their impact, strengths and weaknesses. Students are also exposed to topics in criminal justice research with a goal toward understanding how empirical research informs criminal justice policies and practices. The online degree is a 120 semester credit hour accelerated program that includes courses in the following core areas as well as specialized electives:
- criminal justice system and juvenile justice system processes
- law enforcement
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO), students have:
- the core knowledge, skills, and abilities required in the profession.
- the critical thinking skills that enable complex problem-solving.
- the communication skills necessary for advocacy and career advancement.
- the exposure to the research methodology in the profession.
- the exposure to the technology tools used in the profession.
- the exposure to the ethical foundation and professional values of justice and service.
- Criminal justice
- Juvenile justice processes
- Law enforcement
- Law adjudication
- 48 months
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DisciplinesCriminal Law Criminology Criminal Justice View 81 other Bachelors in Criminal Law in United States
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- At least 17 of the 19 units of the Louisiana Board of Regents High School Core Curriculum
- No more than one developmental course, minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 , core GPA of 2.0, and ACT composite score of at least 20.
- ACT composite score of at least 23 and no more than one developmental course needed.
International12360 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 412 USD per credit during 48 months.
National12360 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 412 USD per credit during 48 months.
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