2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminal Justice (AACJ)

Degree: Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Major Mission: The Criminal Justice Program will prepare students to be a redemptive presence in a broken world and promote biblical justice and the love of Christ within the law enforcement, judicial, and correctional systems.

Major Outcomes - Students will:

  1. Develop and integrate their biblical worldview into the system of Criminal Justice.
  2. Evaluate how the three major components of the Criminal Justice system – Law enforcement, Courts, Corrections – ensure equal justice and humane treatment.
  3. Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments.
  4. Synthesize practical experience with the Criminal Justice Program curriculum.
  5. Apply ethical principles of criminal justice to guide professional practice in pursuit of restorative justice.

Criminal Justice AACJ

First Year

Fall Semester

LBC 101Engaging Faith & Life

3

THE 105Prelude to Biblical & Theological Studies

3

LAN 101College Composition and Research

3

CRJ 101Intro to Criminal Justice

3

BIB 103Creation & Covenants: OT I

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

BIB 104Israel's Life & Literature: OT II

3

BIB 105Biblical Hermeneutics

3

CRJ 102Introduction to Law Enforcement

3

CRJ 311Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice

3

LAN 104Public Speaking

3

PHE ____PHE Elective

1

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Year

Fall Semester

CSV 201Christian Service I

0

BIB 203Life of Christ: NT I

3

MAT ____MAT Core

3

OR

SCI ____SCI CORE (100/200 Level)

3

CRJ 202Corrections and Punishment

3

CRJ 203American Judicial System

3

SOC 101General Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

CSV 202Christian Service II

0

CRJ 310Constitutional Law and Criminal Procedure

3

HIS/LIT ____History or Literature Core (100/200 Level)

3

BIB 204Early Church: NT II

3

THE 224Christian Narrative II: Redemption

3

SOC 203Principles of Sociology

3

Total Credit Hours:15