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Criminal Justice

Programs of Study: Criminal Justice

Welcome to a future in Criminal Justice. Our degree plan is tailored to provide you with an overall education in the criminal justice field while teaching you critical thinking, professional skills, and knowledge that will help you succeed in all aspects of criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Mission Statement

The Criminal Justice Program at Lubbock Christian University provides students with a comprehensive and quality Christian education that guides and edifies future criminal justice professionals to “act justly, love mercy and walk humbly.” (Micah 6:8)  Students develop logical and analytical reasoning skills; effective oral and written communication and advocacy skills; moral and ethical professionalism; an aptitude for leadership; knowledge of the application of law, social sciences, and natural sciences to the challenges presented by criminal activity; and an appreciation of the roles of criminal justice professionals as contributing members of society and faithful public servants in an ever-changing world.

Bachelor of Criminal Justice

Your degree in criminal justice will prepare you to deal with the challenges of law enforcement in a changing society. You will learn about the entire criminal justice system as well as ethical behavior, critical thinking and professional communication skills in written and oral formats.

Criminal Justice majors find excellent career opportunities after completing their degree in a wide variety of settings. Listed below are many of the courses you will take in order to fulfill your degree requirements.

Major Requirements

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Fundamentals of Criminal Law
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Criminology
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Social Deviance
  • Corrections, Probation & Parole
  • Crime Analysis & Crime Mapping
  • Terrorism & Homeland Security
  • Professionalism & Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Forensic Psychology
  • White Collar Crime
  • Violent Offenders
  • Forensic Computer Examination
  • Drugs, Alcohol & Society
  • Victimology

See Degree Plan Details!

Visit the University Catalog here to view this and other courses making up social work & criminal justice degree plans.

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