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Criminal Justice Studies


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Students will be able to:

  • Apply a liberal arts perspective to understand the criminal justice system
  • Define, explain, and critically assess the function of the U.S. criminal justice system
  • Identify and understand major steps in the judicial/legal process
  • Understand criminality from various perspectives (psychological, sociological, philosophical, historical and political)
  • Analyze the law within a changing political, historical, economic, moral and cultural context