2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jan 20, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Outcomes - (HB04)

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Given a set of circumstances and occurrences, present a well written investigative report and any accompanying documents.
  2. Explain the basic structure and functions of the American Criminal Justice System.
  3. Explain the structure of the Federal and State court systems.
  4. Identify the functions and services of private security.
  5. Explain the computer crime problem.
  6. Explain the development of probation, parole and community supervision.
  7. Explain the development of the corrections system in the United States.
  8. Explain what effects the social conditions in the United States have upon the criminal justice system.
  9. Read and explain relevant literature in the field of Criminal Justice.
  10. Demonstrate the various methods of taking written statements and confessions.
  11. Define the term investigation and the objectives of a criminal investigation.
  12. State the psychological theories that may explain criminal behavior.
  13. Identify the major sociological theories of criminal behavior.
  14. Describe and evaluate the ways in which data are collected on crimes, criminals, and victims.
  15. Present oral reports before a group.
  16. Explain some of the basic issues and problems in policing, the courts, and corrections in America today.
  17. Explain the Bill of Rights and those specific rights guaranteed by the First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments.
  18. Explain the contributions of both the classical and positivist schools of criminology.
  19. Show how events in early American history influenced the development of the American Criminal Justice System.
  20. Explain what bearing state and local political issues have on the Criminal Justice System.
  21. Explain the concept of criminal law, including its purpose as an agent of social control.
  22. Define and explain the elements which identify the offenses of: assault, sex crimes, burglary, arson, larceny, robbery and homicide.
  23. Explain how state and local law enforcement agencies originated in the United States and how they currently function.
  24. Identify the areas that establish a police officer’s authority for arrest.
  25. Demonstrate work skills relevant to a criminal justice agency.
  26. Integrate the theoretical and practical application of the Criminal Justice Program.