The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree is designed to introduce students to the goals and processes of the criminal justice system and, at the same time, provide them with a broad education based in the social sciences. Students will focus on the justice system and the causes and consequences of criminals.
The curriculum is designed to study crime, criminals and the criminal justice system through an interdisciplinary approach. Sociology, political science, psychology, communications, urban studies, and counseling are all incorporated into the program of study. As with all programs at Point University, integration of a Christian world view is central in the criminal justice program.
- Develop a foundational knowledge of criminal investigation and law enforcement.
- Work within the dynamics and culture of the legal system.
- Identify issues that impact impressions of objectivity, impartiality, fairness and justice.