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 2525 Administrative Office Procedures in Criminal Justice

Credits : 3

This course focuses on the administrative skills required to manage and operate a legal organization in today’s highly technological age. The student learns how to apply the traditional and basic administrative tools of written and verbal communications, ethical considerations, records management, travel preparation, and financial responsibilities. However, the student is also introduced to 21st Century technology for effective presentations and visual aids, meetings and events, dynamic leadership skills, and telecommunications networking.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Discuss policing strategies and the role of police administration and the planning process for police operations.
  • Evaluate the importance of budgeting and fiscal forecasting.
  • Discuss organizational structure and functionality.
  • Describe the importance of performance evaluations and the key tenets in effective organizational communication.
  • Discuss the relationship of hiring, retention, training as a function of police administration.
  • . Evaluate the organizational Challenges to Police Administrators and the legal issues of Police Administration.
  • Explain why procurement and managing a police facility requires constant monitoring and evaluating.
  • Describe some of the complexities in future police managing and the challenges to anticipate.
  • 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 2525 Administrative Office Procedures in Criminal Justice

Credits : 3

This course focuses on the administrative skills required to manage and operate a legal organization in today’s highly technological age. The student learns how to apply the traditional and basic administrative tools of written and verbal communications, ethical considerations, records management, travel preparation, and financial responsibilities. However, the student is also introduced to 21st Century technology for effective presentations and visual aids, meetings and events, dynamic leadership skills, and telecommunications networking.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Discuss policing strategies and the role of police administration and the planning process for police operations.
  • Evaluate the importance of budgeting and fiscal forecasting.
  • Discuss organizational structure and functionality.
  • Describe the importance of performance evaluations and the key tenets in effective organizational communication.
  • Discuss the relationship of hiring, retention, training as a function of police administration.
  • . Evaluate the organizational Challenges to Police Administrators and the legal issues of Police Administration.
  • Explain why procurement and managing a police facility requires constant monitoring and evaluating.
  • Describe some of the complexities in future police managing and the challenges to anticipate.
  • 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 2525 Administrative Office Procedures in Criminal Justice

Credits : 3

This course focuses on the administrative skills required to manage and operate a legal organization in today’s highly technological age. The student learns how to apply the traditional and basic administrative tools of written and verbal communications, ethical considerations, records management, travel preparation, and financial responsibilities. However, the student is also introduced to 21st Century technology for effective presentations and visual aids, meetings and events, dynamic leadership skills, and telecommunications networking.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Discuss policing strategies and the role of police administration and the planning process for police operations.
  • Evaluate the importance of budgeting and fiscal forecasting.
  • Discuss organizational structure and functionality.
  • Describe the importance of performance evaluations and the key tenets in effective organizational communication.
  • Discuss the relationship of hiring, retention, training as a function of police administration.
  • . Evaluate the organizational Challenges to Police Administrators and the legal issues of Police Administration.
  • Explain why procurement and managing a police facility requires constant monitoring and evaluating.
  • Describe some of the complexities in future police managing and the challenges to anticipate.
  • 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 2525 Administrative Office Procedures in Criminal Justice

Credits : 3

This course focuses on the administrative skills required to manage and operate a legal organization in today’s highly technological age. The student learns how to apply the traditional and basic administrative tools of written and verbal communications, ethical considerations, records management, travel preparation, and financial responsibilities. However, the student is also introduced to 21st Century technology for effective presentations and visual aids, meetings and events, dynamic leadership skills, and telecommunications networking.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Discuss policing strategies and the role of police administration and the planning process for police operations.
  • Evaluate the importance of budgeting and fiscal forecasting.
  • Discuss organizational structure and functionality.
  • Describe the importance of performance evaluations and the key tenets in effective organizational communication.
  • Discuss the relationship of hiring, retention, training as a function of police administration.
  • . Evaluate the organizational Challenges to Police Administrators and the legal issues of Police Administration.
  • Explain why procurement and managing a police facility requires constant monitoring and evaluating.
  • Describe some of the complexities in future police managing and the challenges to anticipate.
  • 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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