Criminal Justice - S080

 

Overview

  • Overview

    Program Goals:
    This program provides students with a broad academic background in criminal justice and the opportunity to develop the skills needed for pursuing a career in public service, the private sector, or transfer to a four year institution, in a learning environment which embraces academic excellence, diversity and professionalism.

    Student Learning Outcomes
    Upon graduating from this program, students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the American criminal justice system and the legal, theoretical, and public policy issues that are relevant to it.

    2. Develop effective and professional communication skills, both orally and in writing.

    3. Articulate an awareness of issues of diversity, including but not limited to race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, social class, disability, and religious belief.

    4. Demonstrate an understanding of the primary data sources and methods used to measure practices in the criminal justice field and criminal behavior in society.

    5. Identify, locate, evaluate, and responsibly use appropriate legal, sociological, and other sources in papers and assignments.

    6. Recognize the importance of ethics and ethical behavior in the achievement of justice.
     

    Availability:

    • Degree
    • Online
 

Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000