Provide students with a high-quality liberal arts education in the interdisciplinary field of criminal justice. Maintain a network of local, state, federal and academic institutions through outreach and research. Criminal Justice majors are prepared to engage in civic endeavors and to assume field positions in criminal justice and social service agencies or enter graduate programs.
Explain and analyze the role of each component of the criminal justice field and how they relate to each other.
Analyze and articulate the multitude of issues, theories, policies, practices and current challenges related to the ethical administration of justice in a free society.
Apply basic theories and practices in real world contexts.