Frequently Asked Questions
B.S. IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
v What kind of job can I get with this degree?
You can find jobs as:
- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
- Police Officer
- Court Judge
- Court Administrator
- Corrections Officer
- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
- Public Administrator
- Homeland Security and Emergency Management Administrator
- Private or Corporate Security Officer
- State Highway Patrol Officer
- Probation and Parle Officer
- Security Analyst
- Private Consultant
- U. S Marshall Service
- U.S. Coastal Guard
- U. S. Custom Officer
- U.S. Immigration Officer
- U.S. treasury Department Officer
- U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
- Graduate Study
- Law School
v How many classes do I have to take? You will take a total of 120 credits hours or 40 courses.
v What kinds of classes will I have to take? You will take class in the following areas: Law enforcement, forensic, public management, critical thinking, communication, diversity, analytical skills or math, natural sciences, social sciences, and ethics
v How many students will be in my classes? In most cases you will have 15-25 students in each class.
v What are faculty qualifications? Ninety-three percent hold a Ph.D. and the remaining seven percent are adjunct faculty who are specialized professionals.
v Can I do an internship with this program? Yes you can participate in internship
v Can I study abroad with this degree? Yes you can!
v Will you help me find a job when I graduate? We have a career office that can help you look for a job in addition to other avenues that you may explore.
v Are there student organizations for this degree? There are several student organizations on campus.
v How can I get in touch with my professor? By telephone, email or office visit.
v Do I get an advisor to help me schedule classes? There are two academic advisors that could help you plan your studies in SPEA.
v Can I double-major? Yes, you can!
v Can I minor in anything I want? Yes, you can!