College of Criminal Justice


A leading institution for criminal justice education


To provide high quality, research and community- oriented criminal justice education


The goal is to produce values-driven, highly competent, innovative, and technology-oriented criminal justice professionals by

• fostering the values of leadership, integrity, accountability, and responsibility while serving their fellowmen, community, and country,

• training students for careers in crime prevention, law enforcement, scientific crime detection, cyber security, correctional administration, public safety, and other related fields, and

• encouraging research and inquiry into the nature, causes, treatment, or punishment of criminal behavior, as well as the operation and response of criminal justice agencies to crime, criminals, and victims.

Program Educational Objectives:

Graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Criminology Program are expected to attain or achieve the following Program Educational Objectives after graduation:

• Demonstrate essential qualifications for employment in criminology, criminal justice, and related occupations that include the mastery of core criminology and justice principles and the ability to think critically and to speak and write effectively within the field

• Demonstrate the ability to apply criminological theory, research methods, and appropriate technology to assess, evaluate, and address issues in the practice of criminology and criminal justice.

• Develop a fundamental commitment to the code of conduct and ethical standards of the criminology profession

The Graduate of the B.S. Criminology will have the following knowledge and skills:

A. Engage in lifelong learning and recognize the importance of keeping abreast in the field of practice.

B. Embodies the leadership skills and the core values of the University that is essential in the profession

C. Conduct criminological research on crimes, crime causation, victims and offenders that can be utilized to help the law enforcement agencies.

D. Demonstrate competence and broad understanding in law enforcement and administration, public safety, and criminal justice.

E. Utilize criminalistics or forensic science in the investigation and detection of crime.

F. Appropriately and effectively apply the necessary procedures in investigating crimes in adherence with the legal provisions

G. Treat offenders, prisoners, or inmates in a humane manner while adhering to the limits of the law.

H. Acquire essential skills in dealing with cybercrimes. I. The ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing in English.

Academic distinction
In-depth knowledge of both the disciplinary foundations and new perspectives within the field of criminology and appreciation of contemporary challenges for criminological research
Ethically Responsible
Ethical and committed individuals with a sense of personal and professional integrity.
Effective Communicator
Being able to communicate effectively and collaborate with individuals, within a team, in professional and community settings.
Team Player
Work well with people from diverse backgrounds showing respect to individual differences.
Lifelong Learner
The ability to be responsive to change, accept new ideas, and actively seek out new ways of learning for personal and professional growth.
Technologically competent
Highly equipped with technical skills that are valuable in the field of criminal investigations and forensic sciences.
An orientation to service, instilling the mind of being a public servant. Committed to public interest over and above personal interest.
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