Major in Criminal Justice
Offered at the Metro Orlando, South Florida and Tampa Bay Branch Campuses
This academic design aims at ushering students to positions at operational levels in the Criminal Justice field, so that they can provide dual language professional services either to the public or the private sector. As part of the Criminal Justice System, this major covers the following areas: Contemporary Sociological Problems and Behaviors, Correction System, Criminal Investigation, Court Systems, Rehabilitation and Justice System for Minors. Students must comply with state and local requirements or limitations to practice the Criminal Justice profession.
Program Objectives/ Outcomes:
- Develop student’s knowledge related to factors that cause the criminality problem, such as to empower him/her in efforts as a provider of Criminal Justice services.
- Promote the development of a critical attitude to build his/her capacity, to comply with job requirements, and at the same time, to seek for promotions within the organizational structure where he/she works.
- Offer an innovative curriculum that responds to the country’s social, economic, cultural and professional needs.
- Coach, orient, and stimulate students who wish to continue graduate studies in Law.
- Empower students on applying knowledge and acquired skills when employed in a government agency or the private sector, so that they can attain their goals.
- Develop proficiency to communicate adequately in English and Spanish both orally and in writing.
SCIE 111-O Integrated Science I
SCIE 112-O Integrated Science II
ENGL 115-O College Reading & Writing I
ENGL 116-O College Reading & Writing II
ENGL 331-O Public Speaking
SPAN 115-O Reading, Writing, and the Oral Communication in Spanish I
SPAN 116-O Reading, Writing, and the Oral Communication in Spanish II
SPAN 255-O Spanish for Writing and Research
HUMA 101-O World Cultures I
HUMA 102-O World Cultures II
SOSC 111-O Individual, Community, Government, and Social Responsibility I
SOSC 112-O Individual, Community, Government, and Social Responsibility II
MATH 111-O Intermediate Algebra I
MATH 112-O Intermediate Algebra II
COMP 110-O Computer and Software
HIST 273-O History of the United States of America
CRIM 350-O The Correctional System
CRIM 400-O Human Rights in the Contemporary World
POSC 420-O History of Political Thinking
PSYC 123-O General Psychology
PSYC 350-O Psychopathology Principles
SOCI 203-O Principles of Sociology
SOCI 325-O Sociology of Deviancy
SOSC 225-O Contemporary Economic and Political Issues
SOSC 303-O Applied Statistics Methods for Social Sciences
QYLE 110-O Attitude Development and University Adaptation (Must be taken in 1st semester of enrollment)
CRIM 107-O Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRIM 300-O General Principles of Penal Law
CRIM 301-O Criminal Legislation and Other Special Laws
CRIM 302-O Criminal Procedural Law and Evidence
CRIM 360-O Criminal Investigation Techniques
CRIM 380-O Criminalistics
CRIM 370-O Law of Evidence
CRIM 318-O Police Organization and Management
CRIM 200-O Constitutional Protections and Civil Rights
CRIM 401-O Practicum in Criminal Justice
CRIM 118-O Civil System
CRIM 315-O Administrative Law