What is Criminal Justice Really?
In theory what is it?
This course introduces the components and processes of the criminal justice system. Topics include history, structure, functions, and philosophy of the criminal justice system and their relationship to life in our society. Upon completion, students should be able to define and describe the major system components and their interrelationships and evaluate career options.
What is it used for?
Law Enforcement, and Investigations in crimes.
What does the major actually entail - work-wise?
Written & presentation skills Research strategies Understanding nature of crimes
Understanding societies' reaction to crimes Ethics and moral values Decision-making
Considerations of gender & race Interviewing skills Patience
Quantitative skills Strong background in humanities, social science, & natural science Ability to identify and analyze social problems and develop solutions
Skills in research and scientific methodology Broad understanding of criminal law and the criminal justice system Knowledge of legal structures
Critical thinking Computer literacy Supervision & management skills
What kind of jobs do you get with it?
*Airport Security Officer *Criminologist *Law Librarian *Real Estate Portfolio Manager Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms Agent
*Customs Agent *Litigation Manager *Revenue Officer Attorney
*Deportation Officer *Media Criminologist *Sanitation Officer Bailiff
*Deputy Marshall *Military Officer *SBI Agent Body Guard
*Detective *Naval Investigator *Secret Service Agent Border Patrol Agent
*Discrimination Investigator *Non-Profit Organization Advocate *Sheriff Child Support Agency Worker
*District Attorney *Paralegal *Social Worker CIA Agent
*Drug Enforcement Agent *Park Ranger *Substance Abuse Counselor Community Service Coordinator
*Employment Agency Recruiter *Penologist *Surveillance Office Compliance Manager
*Environmental Conservation Officer *Police Detective *Teacher Contracts Administrator
*FBI Agent *Police Officer/Manager *US Customs Agent Coroner
*Fish & Game Warden *Postal Service Investigator *US Marshall Corrections Facilities Manager
*Franchise Coordinator *Pre-Trial Services Officer *Victim Services Specialist Corrections Officer
*Housing/Tenant Representative *Private Investigator *Warden Court Administrator
*Industrial Security Specialist *Private Security Officer *Witness Protection Program Worker Court Clerk
*Jailer *Probation & Parole Officer *Youth Advocate Court Reporter
*Juvenile Court Counselor *Public Defender *Real Estate Closing Agent Criminal Investigator
*Law Clerk *Public Safety Officer *Law Enforcement Officer
What are the fellow students like (personalitywise) in it?
Outgoing, Friendly, Nice, Analytical, Organized and Smart.
People think you do not make much money but you can make over 40 thousand per year.