Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice

Mission Statement

The Criminal Justice program situated within the Department of Social Sciences at Cameron University offers programs leading to a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Criminal Justice and an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Criminal Justice. Our academic programs empower students to explore their interests, express their ideas, and experience the pride of uncovering new knowledge. The Criminal Justice programs allow students to learn about the etiology of crime and societal reactions to the causes of crime. The role of law enforcement agencies, courts, correctional agencies, and private agencies that assist in the prevention and control of crime and delinquency are within the purview of the Criminal Justice programs. Graduates of Criminal Justice find employment in agencies of social control, proceed to graduate school or law school.

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