Bachelor of Science
The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice prepares and trains students for the wide range of careers in fields of administration and justice. Courses include Constitution and Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, and Criminal Law. All courses are taught with a focus on Christian ethics which will prepare you for notable servant leadership in law enforcement and its supporting branches.
15 WEEK SEMESTERS
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Criminal Justice program at William Jessup University is training the next generation of law enforcement personnel who are spiritually grounded, ethically trained and ready for entry into one of the fastest growing employment areas in the country. We do this training through well trained active duty law enforcement personnel, a requirement for instructors in the program.
Across the curriculum we train our future law enforcement personnel to be thoughtful in deliberation, ethical in decision-making, and compassionate in action. Changes in law enforcement and the public perception of law enforcement demands that our new generation of leaders can identify and respond to shifts in the law, and the community. All Criminal Justice students are required to do an internship with an agency. WJU students have interned with National, State and Local law enforcement agencies.
- Major Courses (9 units)
- PSYC222 | Interpersonal Processes
- PHIL271 | Introduction to Philosophy
- PSYC351 | Abnormal Psychology
- Core Courses (48-49 units)
- PPOL111 | American Government
- PPOL201 | Political Theory and Philosophy
- PPOL221 | Political Process
- PPOL260 | Introduction to Criminal Justice
- PPOL261 | Introduction to Criminal Law
- PPOL304 | Ethics in Public Policy
- PPOL324 | State and Local Government
- PPOL361 | Constitution and Civil Rights
- PPOL362 | Criminology
- PPOL364 | Police and Society
- PPOL366 | Corrections
- PPOL368 | Forensics
- PPOL469 | Violence and Terrorism
- PPOL475 | Public Policy Internship
- PPOL491 | Political Research and Policy Analysis
- PPOL498 | Senior Seminar: Leadership and Service
To view all courses and course descriptions, please see our current Academic Catalog.
I want our Criminal Justice students equipped to be the next generation of law enforcement personnel, thoughtful in deliberation, ethical in decision-making, and compassionate in action.