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 2511 Juvenile Justice

Credits : 3

This course provides an introduction to the juvenile court system and examines how it fits in with the larger criminal justice system. It covers the major components of the juvenile justice system, including law enforcement, youth, the courts, and corrections. Complex issues facing the juvenile system are explored

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Compare the scope of the Juvenile Justice System in relationship to Juvenile Victims.
  • Describe the impact of the Media and Issues in the Juvenile System.
  • Identify the purpose of the law and justice and how competing views on crime impact juvenile justice.
  • Recognize the theoretical causes of crime and delinquency.
  • Discuss child Maltreatment, Neglect, Physical or Emotional Abuse.
  • Explain these topics impact each other, sexual abuse, missing and exploited children, bullying & suicide.
  • Compare Juvenile Offenders, status offenses, Delinquency, Serious and Violent Juveniles.
  • Describe classification of youth gangs and the risk factors and characteristics of gangs.
  • Discuss police responses to Juvenile guns, crime, mentors, delinquency.
  • Explain the Concept of Restorative Justice and Juvenile Incarceration.
  • Discuss possible future changes in the Juvenile Justice System.
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of law enforcement.
  • 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 2511 Juvenile Justice

Credits : 3

This course provides an introduction to the juvenile court system and examines how it fits in with the larger criminal justice system. It covers the major components of the juvenile justice system, including law enforcement, youth, the courts, and corrections. Complex issues facing the juvenile system are explored

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Compare the scope of the Juvenile Justice System in relationship to Juvenile Victims.
  • Describe the impact of the Media and Issues in the Juvenile System.
  • Identify the purpose of the law and justice and how competing views on crime impact juvenile justice.
  • Recognize the theoretical causes of crime and delinquency.
  • Discuss child Maltreatment, Neglect, Physical or Emotional Abuse.
  • Explain these topics impact each other, sexual abuse, missing and exploited children, bullying & suicide.
  • Compare Juvenile Offenders, status offenses, Delinquency, Serious and Violent Juveniles.
  • Describe classification of youth gangs and the risk factors and characteristics of gangs.
  • Discuss police responses to Juvenile guns, crime, mentors, delinquency.
  • Explain the Concept of Restorative Justice and Juvenile Incarceration.
  • Discuss possible future changes in the Juvenile Justice System.
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of law enforcement.
  • 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 2511 Juvenile Justice

Credits : 3

This course provides an introduction to the juvenile court system and examines how it fits in with the larger criminal justice system. It covers the major components of the juvenile justice system, including law enforcement, youth, the courts, and corrections. Complex issues facing the juvenile system are explored

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Compare the scope of the Juvenile Justice System in relationship to Juvenile Victims.
  • Describe the impact of the Media and Issues in the Juvenile System.
  • Identify the purpose of the law and justice and how competing views on crime impact juvenile justice.
  • Recognize the theoretical causes of crime and delinquency.
  • Discuss child Maltreatment, Neglect, Physical or Emotional Abuse.
  • Explain these topics impact each other, sexual abuse, missing and exploited children, bullying & suicide.
  • Compare Juvenile Offenders, status offenses, Delinquency, Serious and Violent Juveniles.
  • Describe classification of youth gangs and the risk factors and characteristics of gangs.
  • Discuss police responses to Juvenile guns, crime, mentors, delinquency.
  • Explain the Concept of Restorative Justice and Juvenile Incarceration.
  • Discuss possible future changes in the Juvenile Justice System.
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of law enforcement.
  • 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 2511 Juvenile Justice

Credits : 3

This course provides an introduction to the juvenile court system and examines how it fits in with the larger criminal justice system. It covers the major components of the juvenile justice system, including law enforcement, youth, the courts, and corrections. Complex issues facing the juvenile system are explored

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Compare the scope of the Juvenile Justice System in relationship to Juvenile Victims.
  • Describe the impact of the Media and Issues in the Juvenile System.
  • Identify the purpose of the law and justice and how competing views on crime impact juvenile justice.
  • Recognize the theoretical causes of crime and delinquency.
  • Discuss child Maltreatment, Neglect, Physical or Emotional Abuse.
  • Explain these topics impact each other, sexual abuse, missing and exploited children, bullying & suicide.
  • Compare Juvenile Offenders, status offenses, Delinquency, Serious and Violent Juveniles.
  • Describe classification of youth gangs and the risk factors and characteristics of gangs.
  • Discuss police responses to Juvenile guns, crime, mentors, delinquency.
  • Explain the Concept of Restorative Justice and Juvenile Incarceration.
  • Discuss possible future changes in the Juvenile Justice System.
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of law enforcement.
  • 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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