Learning Goals & Objectives

Student Learning Goal 1

Criminal Justice majors will be able to demonstrate that they are able to think critically about crime and criminal justice.

Students will:
  • Objective A: Critically evaluate theories about crime and criminal behavior;
  • Objective B: Critically evaluate laws and court decisions about crime and criminal behavior.

Student Learning Goal 2

Criminal Justice majors will be able to demonstrate that they have the knowledge and skills necessary for careers in criminal justice.

Students will:
  • Objective A: Explain the organization and administration of the criminal justice system;
  • Objective B: Explain the role of the social science research in criminal justice.

Student Learning Goal 3

Criminal Justice majors will be able to demonstrate the importance of ethics in criminal justice.

Students will:
  • Objective A: Analyze how personal values may conflict with the ethical standards for criminal justice professionals;
  • Objective B: Analyze how ethical principles and ethical codes of conduct apply to criminal justice professionals.