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- To provide a broad academic and multidisciplinary background for students majoring in Criminal Justice;
- To prepare students of high character and ethical standards for leadership positions within the employment areas of law
enforcement, corrections, probation, parole, private security, and the courts;
- To assist students in gaining employment within criminal justice and related career fields;
- To cultivate in students a realistic awareness of present and historical trends of crime and criminal methodology;
- To stimulate an awareness of deviant and abnormal human behavior of concern to criminal justice practitioners;
- To acquaint students with current literature and research pertaining to the administration of justice.
At least 15 hours (5 courses) of upper division credit in criminal justice must be taken from UNK.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE MAJOR
Two options are available in this major:
- Criminal Justice Comprehensive - Bachelor of Science Degree
- Criminal Justice - Bachelor of Science Degree
The Criminal Justice minor is available for students pursuing majors in other disciplines.
Courses with the prefix CJUS are offered by the department.
12 May 2014