Justice & Public Policy Major (M)
A Bachelor of Science in Justice and Public Policy (JPP) from CUWAA will help you understand how administrative law, along with procedural, and substantive criminal laws apply to effecting arrest search and seizure, evidence collection, and courtroom procedures. You’ll learn best practices pertaining to field and custodial interviews, criminal investigations, and procedures involving juvenile. If you are considering an advanced degree, an introductory courses in criminal justice research methods and criminal psychology will prepare you to understand sociological, psychological, bio-physiological, and free-will theories, while learning how to apply theory to practice within the American civil and criminal court systems, correctional system, and justice system.
What does all that add up to? It creates a foundation for a career in a wide variety of criminal justice related fields by giving you quality instruction. One hundred percent of all faculty have certifications and/or extensive experience in their respective field. This lends itself to practical and experiential guidance in blending your personal and professional ethical values within a system of justice and public policy.
SL01 Students will professionally and effectively communicate through writing and oral presentations using appropriate criminal justice terminology.
SL02 Students will demonstrate knowledge of theories of the causes of criminal activity and public policies that aid in crime prevention.
SL03 Students will accurately describe the role and function of law enforcement, corrections, juvenile procedures, and the courts in society.
SL04 Students will evaluate the effectiveness of criminal justice and security professional in crime prevention and in criminal justice prosecutions.
SL05 Students will be able to gather, analyze and evaluate relevant information to create ethical legal decisions based upon Christian principles.
SL06 Students will demonstrate the practical application of criminal justice research theory and numeracy needed to propose criminal justice research that adds to current research knowledge, restructures or changes current research knowledge, or adds new knowledge to the criminal justice research process.
|Core Requirements 1||45|
|JPP 102||Intro Law Enforcement||3|
|JPP 104||Intro to Courts||3|
|JPP 110||Juvenile Justice Theory||3|
|JPP 150||Intro to Probation & Parole||3|
|JPP 206||Corrections in America||3|
|JPP 207||Substantive Criminal Law||3|
|JPP 214||Criminal Investigation||3|
|JPP 255||Stress Management for Crim Jus||3|
|JPP 308||Procedural Criminal Law||3|
|JPP 310||Administrative Law||3|
|JPP 311||Criminal Psychology||3|
|JPP 399||Internships and Careers in Criminal Justice||3-4|
|JPP 415||Ethics in Criminal Justice||3|
|Environmental Law & Politics|
|Crim Just Research Methods|
|Special Topics in Crim Justice|
|Law Enforce Certification Prac|
|White Collar Crime|