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If you are interested in pursuing a career in the police force, law, or corrections, you might consider Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program. Read on to learn more.
Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program emphasizes communication skills, technical skills, and professional skills. This program is designed to prepare you to solve problems In the criminal justice field efficiently and ethically, communicate in a variety of professional formats, understand the sociological and psychological dimensions of crime and human behavior, apply criminal justice strategies in the workplace, and investigate crime scenes. You could take courses in areas such as criminology, criminal law, terrorism, human resources management, and research methodology. Other areas of study might include critical infrastructures, homeland security, criminal procedures, and intelligence.
Those looking to apply to Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program should be interested in working in the criminal justice field. Applicants to all of Colorado Technical University's programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs have additional requirements.
This program consists of 180 credits. This includes general education and core classes.
Criminal Justice Course Requirements
|Course Code||Course Name|
|CJUS260||Criminal Justice Ethics|
|HLS110||Terrorism: Origins, Ideologies and Goals|
|HLS120||Introduction to Emergency Management|
|HLS200||Introduction to Homeland Security Strategy|
|HLS210||Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency|
|HLS300||HR and Administrative Issues in Homeland Security and|
|HLS305||Understanding Critical Infrastructures|
|HLS310||Comparative Approaches to Event Management|
|HLS315||Interagency Relationships in Homeland Security|
|HLS320||Private Sector Role in Homeland Security|
|HLS325||Research Methodology and Policy Analysis|
|HLS330||Advanced Application of Homeland Security and Emergency|
|HLS340||Emergent Topics in Homeland Security and Emergency|
|HLS350||Introduction to Intelligence|
|HLS400||Constitutional Law and Public Policy Analysis|
|HLS410||The Psychology of Fear Management and Terrorism|
|HLS420||Strategic Planning and Budgeting for Homeland Security and|
|HLS430||Planning for Homeland Security and Emergency Management|
|HLS450||Local Emergency Management and Civil Preparedness|
|HLS460||Advanced Application of Intelligence in Homeland Security|
|HLS470||Evaluating Risk in Critical Infrastructure|
Graduates of Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program could find a number of different jobs in both the private and governmental sectors. You may also be able to apply to management positions. Jobs you could apply to include but are not limited to:
Alternatively, you could apply to master's degree programs. A master's degree program in criminal justice might prepare you for managerial, supervisory or executive positions in the field. These programs often include advanced study in criminal justice theory, research, or business. Master's degrees you could pursue include:
CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.