California Southern University Announces Availability of Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Feb 17, 2012 by University Communications

New online degree program combines foundational criminal justice courses with cutting-edge curriculum.

Irvine, California — February 21, 2012 — California Southern University has announced the availability of a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. The new degree program is both comprehensive and innovative, combining core, foundational criminal justice courses such as criminology, principles of corrections, criminal law and legal procedure with cutting-edge subjects that explore some the most critical, emerging issues impacting society today, such as homeland security, terrorism response, digital crime, and cultural diversity in criminal justice. Also distinguishing the program are a series of elective courses leveraging the curriculum and faculty of CalSouthern's acclaimed School of Behavioral Sciences. These courses include social psychology, forensic psychology, and drugs and substance abuse, among others.

Dr. Caroll Ryan“We are extremely pleased to offer the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice,” says University President Dr. Caroll Ryan. “At CalSouthern, we listen closely to our students and constantly update and enhance our curriculum to help them achieve their educational and professional goals. It was clear to us that the criminal justice program would be of great benefit to students across the nation and around the world. And, by offering such a comprehensive, vital, and relevant curriculum that leverages our university's strengths, we are confident that the program will be an excellent choice for anyone looking to further their education in this fascinating and rapidly evolving field.”

California Southern University is a regionally accredited university, offering undergraduate and graduate online degree programs in law, business, criminal justice and law enforcement, psychology, and nursing to a nationwide and international student body. CalSouthern is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, (510) 748-9001. To learn more about online education at CalSouthern, please visit

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