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 2521 Victims and the Criminal Justice System

Credits : 3

This course examines the evolving role of the victim in the criminal justice system and community at large. Throughout history, the criminal justice system has involved the criminal defendant, and the prosecuting state on behalf of the public; this national paradigm is changing, raising a myriad of fascinating issues that will be analyzed in this course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Discuss Victimization theories & cultural influences.
  • Describe the link with domestic violence & victimization to include aspects of stalking
  • Discuss children, female, and elder victims and compare crime violence to victims by strangers including terrorism .
  • Identify the signs of workplace violence to include bullying.
  • Examine and contrast the police-courts-correctional systems and support to victims of crimes.
  • Discuss the purpose and impact of NCVS and UCR.
  • Recognize the importance of human trafficking and the human sex trade.
  • Discuss prevention strategies, victim’s rights, Sexual Predator laws, and Victim Impact Statements.
  • 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 2521 Victims and the Criminal Justice System

Credits : 3

This course examines the evolving role of the victim in the criminal justice system and community at large. Throughout history, the criminal justice system has involved the criminal defendant, and the prosecuting state on behalf of the public; this national paradigm is changing, raising a myriad of fascinating issues that will be analyzed in this course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Discuss Victimization theories & cultural influences.
  • Describe the link with domestic violence & victimization to include aspects of stalking
  • Discuss children, female, and elder victims and compare crime violence to victims by strangers including terrorism .
  • Identify the signs of workplace violence to include bullying.
  • Examine and contrast the police-courts-correctional systems and support to victims of crimes.
  • Discuss the purpose and impact of NCVS and UCR.
  • Recognize the importance of human trafficking and the human sex trade.
  • Discuss prevention strategies, victim’s rights, Sexual Predator laws, and Victim Impact Statements.
  • 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 2521 Victims and the Criminal Justice System

Credits : 3

This course examines the evolving role of the victim in the criminal justice system and community at large. Throughout history, the criminal justice system has involved the criminal defendant, and the prosecuting state on behalf of the public; this national paradigm is changing, raising a myriad of fascinating issues that will be analyzed in this course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Discuss Victimization theories & cultural influences.
  • Describe the link with domestic violence & victimization to include aspects of stalking
  • Discuss children, female, and elder victims and compare crime violence to victims by strangers including terrorism .
  • Identify the signs of workplace violence to include bullying.
  • Examine and contrast the police-courts-correctional systems and support to victims of crimes.
  • Discuss the purpose and impact of NCVS and UCR.
  • Recognize the importance of human trafficking and the human sex trade.
  • Discuss prevention strategies, victim’s rights, Sexual Predator laws, and Victim Impact Statements.
  • 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.
Back


Upper Division Courses

LGL 2521 Victims and the Criminal Justice System

Credits : 3

This course examines the evolving role of the victim in the criminal justice system and community at large. Throughout history, the criminal justice system has involved the criminal defendant, and the prosecuting state on behalf of the public; this national paradigm is changing, raising a myriad of fascinating issues that will be analyzed in this course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Discuss Victimization theories & cultural influences.
  • Describe the link with domestic violence & victimization to include aspects of stalking
  • Discuss children, female, and elder victims and compare crime violence to victims by strangers including terrorism .
  • Identify the signs of workplace violence to include bullying.
  • Examine and contrast the police-courts-correctional systems and support to victims of crimes.
  • Discuss the purpose and impact of NCVS and UCR.
  • Recognize the importance of human trafficking and the human sex trade.
  • Discuss prevention strategies, victim’s rights, Sexual Predator laws, and Victim Impact Statements.
  • 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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