Be a part of the exciting, fulfilling, and important field of criminal justice, and pursue a career in law enforcement, the justice systems, corrections, and social services.
The criminal justice program teaches critical thinking, along with a comprehensive understanding of how the criminal justice field operates. The criminal justice degree embraces the broad scope of the discipline.
Upon completing our program, students will learn the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in criminal justice. This includes writing and communication skills. They will also understand the importance of ethics.
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Program of Study
Upon completion of the program, students will:
- Demonstrate the ability to think critically about crime and criminal justice
- Describe knowledge and skills that are necessary for careers in criminal justice
- Communicate the importance of ethics in criminal justice
- Converse and write at an acceptable level for communications in academic and professional settings
Criminal Justice Electives - 3 cr.
Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
Individual & Society Course - 3 cr.
Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
Quantitative Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
Science & Technogy Course - 3 cr.
World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
Open Electives - 12 cr.CJ 100 - Introduction to Criminal JusticeCJ 151 - Criminal LawCJ 205 - The American Court SystemCJ 210 - Police ProcessCJ 215 - CorrectionsCJ 230 - Technology Applications in Criminal JusticeEC 150 - Career FoundationsENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing IENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
Total Degree Requirements - 66 credits
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Internships and Careers
An education from the Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Endicott College means you'll have access to premiere career resources—long after you graduate.
Whether you're finishing your undergraduate study, adding new credentials, or working toward a new career path, you'll find resources through our Internship and Career Center to help you get where you want to go. From career advising to resume support, we're here to prepare you for your next step.