Justice & Public Policy (Acc)
The Associate Degree in Justice & Public Policy is designed for those individuals that have an interest in the process and procedures that lead to the creating and maintaining of a positive, non-violent environment within a community. This is done by exploring criminal causation & laws, public policies, and the total justice system. Through the required courses, the program is intended to grow and enhance both your professional and Christian values.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students will professionally and effectively communicate through writing and oral presentations using appropriate criminal justice terminology.
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of theories of the causes of criminal activity and public policies that aid in crime prevention.
- Students will accurately describe the role and function of law enforcement, corrections, juvenile procedures, and the courts in society.
- Students will evaluate the effectiveness of criminal justice and security professional in crime prevention and in criminal justice prosecutions.
- Students will be able to gather, analyze and evaluate relevant information to create ethical legal decisions based upon Christian principles.
|Required Core in Major||24|
|JPP 102||Introduction to Law Enforcement||3|
|REL 100||The Bible||3|
|MATH 121||Intermediate Algebra||3|
|ENG 104||Introduction to Writing||3|
|JPP 104||Introduction to Courts||3|
|JPP 255||Stress Management||3|
|MATH 125||Contemporary Math||3|
|REL 110||Christian Faith||3|
|CCE 110||Western Culture & Worldview||3|
|JPP 110||Juvenile Justice Theory||3|
|JPP 207||Substantive Criminal Law||3|
|JPP 150||Introduction to Probation and Parole||3|
|COMM 105||Public Speaking||3|
|CCE 120||Western Thought & Worldview||3|
|COMM 460||Cross-Cultural Communication||3|
|JPP 214||Criminal Investigation||3|
|PSY 101||General Psychology||3|
|JPP 206||Corrections in America||3|
|JPP 308||Procedural Criminal Law||3|