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 2518 Introduction to Terrorism

Credits : 3

This course provides analysis of historical, current, and future acts of foreign and domestic terrorism. The course centers on defining terrorism (foreign and domestic, left and right wing, religious, and political, state and non-state), tracing the history and beginnings of modern international and domestic terrorism, critically examining the various U.S. responses to terrorist attacks, as well as evaluating and assessing how countries and peoples around the world attempt to cope with, prevent and/or respond to attacks by terrorist organizations, groups, or acts of terrorism perpetrated by nation-states and various groups.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Explore the current perspectives and history of terrorism domestically and globally.
  • Determine the basic ideologies associated with terrorism and how to identify terrorists.
  • Analyze and identify various types of terrorism by state and terrorist networks.
  • Investigate the characteristics of terrorist training modules and their effective use of the media.
  • Review the various domestic and international perspectives and concepts associated with terrorism.
  • Summarize the effectiveness in the use of force, legislation and intelligence in combating terrorism.
  • Evaluate the use of security measures and new WMDs, plus, the future trends of terrorism.
  • Assess the students overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Conduct research into a terrorism case issue, relative to the course objectives, and prepare a Case Study Analysis based on your findings and analysis.
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Upper Division Courses

LGL 2518 Introduction to Terrorism

Credits : 3

This course provides analysis of historical, current, and future acts of foreign and domestic terrorism. The course centers on defining terrorism (foreign and domestic, left and right wing, religious, and political, state and non-state), tracing the history and beginnings of modern international and domestic terrorism, critically examining the various U.S. responses to terrorist attacks, as well as evaluating and assessing how countries and peoples around the world attempt to cope with, prevent and/or respond to attacks by terrorist organizations, groups, or acts of terrorism perpetrated by nation-states and various groups.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Explore the current perspectives and history of terrorism domestically and globally.
  • Determine the basic ideologies associated with terrorism and how to identify terrorists.
  • Analyze and identify various types of terrorism by state and terrorist networks.
  • Investigate the characteristics of terrorist training modules and their effective use of the media.
  • Review the various domestic and international perspectives and concepts associated with terrorism.
  • Summarize the effectiveness in the use of force, legislation and intelligence in combating terrorism.
  • Evaluate the use of security measures and new WMDs, plus, the future trends of terrorism.
  • Assess the students overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Conduct research into a terrorism case issue, relative to the course objectives, and prepare a Case Study Analysis based on your findings and analysis.
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Elective Courses

Lower Division Courses

LGL 2518 Introduction to Terrorism

Credits : 3

This course provides analysis of historical, current, and future acts of foreign and domestic terrorism. The course centers on defining terrorism (foreign and domestic, left and right wing, religious, and political, state and non-state), tracing the history and beginnings of modern international and domestic terrorism, critically examining the various U.S. responses to terrorist attacks, as well as evaluating and assessing how countries and peoples around the world attempt to cope with, prevent and/or respond to attacks by terrorist organizations, groups, or acts of terrorism perpetrated by nation-states and various groups.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Explore the current perspectives and history of terrorism domestically and globally.
  • Determine the basic ideologies associated with terrorism and how to identify terrorists.
  • Analyze and identify various types of terrorism by state and terrorist networks.
  • Investigate the characteristics of terrorist training modules and their effective use of the media.
  • Review the various domestic and international perspectives and concepts associated with terrorism.
  • Summarize the effectiveness in the use of force, legislation and intelligence in combating terrorism.
  • Evaluate the use of security measures and new WMDs, plus, the future trends of terrorism.
  • Assess the students overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Conduct research into a terrorism case issue, relative to the course objectives, and prepare a Case Study Analysis based on your findings and analysis.
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Upper Division Courses

LGL 2518 Introduction to Terrorism

Credits : 3

This course provides analysis of historical, current, and future acts of foreign and domestic terrorism. The course centers on defining terrorism (foreign and domestic, left and right wing, religious, and political, state and non-state), tracing the history and beginnings of modern international and domestic terrorism, critically examining the various U.S. responses to terrorist attacks, as well as evaluating and assessing how countries and peoples around the world attempt to cope with, prevent and/or respond to attacks by terrorist organizations, groups, or acts of terrorism perpetrated by nation-states and various groups.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Explore the current perspectives and history of terrorism domestically and globally.
  • Determine the basic ideologies associated with terrorism and how to identify terrorists.
  • Analyze and identify various types of terrorism by state and terrorist networks.
  • Investigate the characteristics of terrorist training modules and their effective use of the media.
  • Review the various domestic and international perspectives and concepts associated with terrorism.
  • Summarize the effectiveness in the use of force, legislation and intelligence in combating terrorism.
  • Evaluate the use of security measures and new WMDs, plus, the future trends of terrorism.
  • Assess the students overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Conduct research into a terrorism case issue, relative to the course objectives, and prepare a Case Study Analysis based on your findings and analysis.
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