Programs in the Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology

180 - Sociology - BS

AY 2013-2014 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 develop and evaluate sociological hypotheses.
  6. Students will write effectively.
  7. Students will apply computer literacy skills to the field of Sociology.
  8. Students will effectively use SPSS statistical software.

550 - Criminal Justice - AAS

AY 2013-2014 Student Learning Outcomes

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

580 - Criminal Justice - BS

AY 2013-2014 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will identify the history, development, functions, and procedures of the three major components of the Criminal Justice System.
  2. Students will discuss the various types and functions of criminal law.
  3. Student will identify the history, development, functions, and procedure of policing in America.
  4. Students will identify the history, development, functions, and procedures of the correctional system in America.
  5. Students will identify the history, development, functions, procedures, and the various types and levels of the American court system. 
  6. Student will assess the major schools of thought with relations to the creation of law, deviance, and societal reactions. 
  7. Students will select and evaluate criminological data.