Programs in the Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology

180 - Sociology - BS

AY 2014-2015 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will recall the general concepts of Sociology.
  2. Students will understand sociological theories, methodologies, and statistical concepts.
  3. Students will use critical thinking skills to interpret sociological concepts.
  4. Students will interpret social phenomena by applying sociological theories.
  5. Students will write effectively.
  6. Students will effectively use SPSS statistical software.

550 - Criminal Justice - AAS

AY 2014-2015 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will analyze the history, development, functions, and procedures of the three major components of the Criminal Justice System.
  2. Students will identify the various types and functions of criminal law.
  3. Students will understand the history, development, functions, and procedures of the correctional system in America.
  4. Students will describe the history, development, functions, and procedure of policing in America.
  5. Students will identify the history, development, functions, and procedures of the Criminal Justice System.
  6. Students will explain the history, development, functions, procedures, and the various types and levels of the American court system.

580 - Criminal Justice - BS

AY 2014-2015 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will analyze the history, development, functions, and procedures of the three major components of the Criminal Justice System.
  2. Students will identify the various types and functions of criminal law.
  3. Students will describe the history, development, functions, and procedure of policing in America.
  4. Students will understand the history, development, functions, and procedures of the correctional system in America.
  5. Students will compare the major schools of thought with relations to the creation of law, deviance, and societal reactions.
  6. Students will interpret criminological research methods.
  7. Students will be able to analyze issues related to Criminal Justice Administration
  8. Students will be able to examine problems and issues related to Juvenile Justice.