Justice & Public Policy Minor (M)
A minor 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.
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.