Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice bachelor’s degree program is designed for undergraduate students with a strong interest in understanding how agencies and institutions function as part of the criminal justice system. Students will learn about different ideas of justice and come to understand the impact the justice system has on lives of individuals and communities through law enforcement, the courts, and corrections. In addition to understanding the historical context that shaped current agencies and institutions, students will have the opportunity to engage timely topics like constitutional rights, police use of force, collaboration with tribal nations, alternatives to incarceration, and the use of evidence-based practices. Graduates will be well positioned for careers in law enforcement, courts administration, policy analysis, law, and intelligence.