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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – On Campus

Prepare for Criminal Justice Careers

Join those who serve to protect the public safety of others. You will gain a unique foundation in theology, sociology and psychology  as you study from a redemptive and ethical approach. Learn how to succeed in the criminal justice field by truly making a difference in the lives of the people you serve.

Credit Hours

Career Potential 

You will be prepared to serve in a variety of criminal justice careers, such as:

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Private Detective
  • State Trooper
  • Security Officer
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • U.S. Marshall
  • Corrections Officer
  • Court-related Employee
  • Government Agent

 

What Will You Learn?

In all of the programs at CSU, you’ll be interacting with small class sizes and professors who really care and desire to mentor you. You’ll not only receive quality academics to prepare you for your career, but discipleship to prepare you for life.

Lead and serve in a professional capacity

Gain real-life experience through multiple supervised apprenticeships and an immersive, hands-on internship. You will get both the academic and practical training you need to excel in your career.

Build a biblically informed, restorative view of justice

Develop ethical foundations for work in a criminal justice career. You will learn to evaluate criminal justice theory, systems and ethics from a biblical worldview.

Learn about biblical counseling and psychology

Prepare to exercise compassion for hurting people through criminal justice. You will be equipped to pursue graduate studies in focused criminal justice fields after graduation.

Your Courses

Each of your courses will be taught from a biblical worldview, and you’ll learn with an intimate group of peers led by professors who care about your success.

First Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • First Year Experience
  • Principles of Bible Study
  • Bible Survey
  • Academic & Researched Writing
  • American History I
  • Living Well
  • Speech Communication
  • Writing Across the Disciplines
  • American History II
  • General Psychology
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle
  • Biblical Studies Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Second Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Theological Foundations of Justice and    Restoration
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Law Enforcement Apprenticeship
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • World Religions
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science
  • Theology Survey
  • Arts & Sciences Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Third Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Criminology
  • Law Enforcement Apprenticeship
  • Substance Abuse (Drugs, Justice & Society)
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Law Enforcement Apprenticeship
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Systems of Correction
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Theological Distinctives

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Fourth Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Criminal Law
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Law Enforcement Apprenticeship
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Counseling Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Criminal Justice Management
  • Criminal Procedures
  • Criminal Justice Internship
  • Senior Seminar 
  • Biblical Studies Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Protect others. Pursue restorative justice.

Fast Facts

Clarks Summit University’s facts underscore the commitment to your success!

 

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CSU has changed my life, and coming here was one of the best decisions I have ever made.

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Program Highlights 

  • Work with the campus security team in four hands-on law enforcement apprenticeships.
  • Practice what you learn through an internship tailored to your criminal justice career goals and interests.

Change lives as you serve!

You will be prepared to serve in the criminal justice field with a uniquely biblical perspective. Get the tools you need to pursue a career that goes beyond simply enforcing rules to helping the hearts of hurting people.

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