Bachelor of Science
Criminal Justice professionals today are expected to be community builders, victim advocates, sensitive communicators, problem solvers, and public relations experts. The criminal justice field is grounded in the mission of helping people who often are socially underserved and undergoing
As a KU Criminal Justice major, you’ll benefit from one-on-one mentoring from expert faculty as you fortify your leadership and conflict resolution skills. You’ll gain hands-on experience working in agencies such as federal law enforcement, local police, probation, private investigations, and state parole. When you complete the program you’ll be prepared for employment, ready to confront challenges efficiently and professionally.
Students have the option of selecting from this Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice or pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with Paralegal Studies. Students interested in the Criminal Justice program might also be interested in the Pre-Law studies that can be incorporated into
After completing 60 credit hours, students will have the opportunity to participate in
Review the classes that you will take as a criminal justice major.
Kutztown University students can choose to minor in criminal justice. The minor requires students to complete CRJ 010 Introduction to Criminal Justice, as well as five other criminal justice courses. Half of these courses must be at the 200-level or above; and, at least half of the 18 credits must be taken at Kutztown University.
A minor in this area provides a solid understanding of the origin, aims, operation
Students and potential students should always consult the latest version of the Kutztown University Course Catalog for an official listing of course offerings.
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