BSCJ | Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Courses at CalSouthern

The criminal justice courses that comprise CalSouthern’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice are what distinguish this innovative degree program. The program includes fundamental subjects core to any comprehensive criminal justice program, such as criminology and criminal law, legal procedure, and principles of investigation. However, you’ll also find cutting-edge, technology-driven criminal justice courses such as digital crime, homeland security, and terrorism. In addition—and making CalSouthern’s program so unique and well-rounded—you can select courses exploring the ethics of criminal justice, social psychology, forensic psychology, and cultural diversity in criminal justice, among many others.

Required Core Courses

Lower Division Courses

LGL 2210 Ethics in Criminal Justice

Credits : 3

This course focuses on ethical issues surrounding the criminal justice system. The student explores both the philosophical material necessary to analyze ethical dilemmas, plus, the various research methodologies and current events relevant to ethics in the field of criminal justice. Students focus on real-world examples of misconduct, the discretionary process, ethical implications of various policy issues, white-collar crime, and modern day terrorism.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Explain Police Professionalism & the nature of police work and ethical conduct.
  • Explain the development of character & the ethical frameworks in relationships to formal living and professional conduct.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of ethical behavior.
  • Describe the importance of discretion and judgment with criminal justice professionals.
  • Recognize police misconduct and the causes.
  • Identify the types of police misconduct.
  • Discuss the application of ethics in criminal justice and describe the law enforcement code of ethics.
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of law enforcement.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concepts.
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Upper Division Courses

LGL 2210 Ethics in Criminal Justice

Credits : 3

This course focuses on ethical issues surrounding the criminal justice system. The student explores both the philosophical material necessary to analyze ethical dilemmas, plus, the various research methodologies and current events relevant to ethics in the field of criminal justice. Students focus on real-world examples of misconduct, the discretionary process, ethical implications of various policy issues, white-collar crime, and modern day terrorism.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Explain Police Professionalism & the nature of police work and ethical conduct.
  • Explain the development of character & the ethical frameworks in relationships to formal living and professional conduct.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of ethical behavior.
  • Describe the importance of discretion and judgment with criminal justice professionals.
  • Recognize police misconduct and the causes.
  • Identify the types of police misconduct.
  • Discuss the application of ethics in criminal justice and describe the law enforcement code of ethics.
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of law enforcement.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concepts.
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Elective Courses

Lower Division Courses

LGL 2210 Ethics in Criminal Justice

Credits : 3

This course focuses on ethical issues surrounding the criminal justice system. The student explores both the philosophical material necessary to analyze ethical dilemmas, plus, the various research methodologies and current events relevant to ethics in the field of criminal justice. Students focus on real-world examples of misconduct, the discretionary process, ethical implications of various policy issues, white-collar crime, and modern day terrorism.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Explain Police Professionalism & the nature of police work and ethical conduct.
  • Explain the development of character & the ethical frameworks in relationships to formal living and professional conduct.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of ethical behavior.
  • Describe the importance of discretion and judgment with criminal justice professionals.
  • Recognize police misconduct and the causes.
  • Identify the types of police misconduct.
  • Discuss the application of ethics in criminal justice and describe the law enforcement code of ethics.
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of law enforcement.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concepts.
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Upper Division Courses

LGL 2210 Ethics in Criminal Justice

Credits : 3

This course focuses on ethical issues surrounding the criminal justice system. The student explores both the philosophical material necessary to analyze ethical dilemmas, plus, the various research methodologies and current events relevant to ethics in the field of criminal justice. Students focus on real-world examples of misconduct, the discretionary process, ethical implications of various policy issues, white-collar crime, and modern day terrorism.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Explain Police Professionalism & the nature of police work and ethical conduct.
  • Explain the development of character & the ethical frameworks in relationships to formal living and professional conduct.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of ethical behavior.
  • Describe the importance of discretion and judgment with criminal justice professionals.
  • Recognize police misconduct and the causes.
  • Identify the types of police misconduct.
  • Discuss the application of ethics in criminal justice and describe the law enforcement code of ethics.
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of law enforcement.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concepts.
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