2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jan 31, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Outcomes - (HJ75)

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

  1. Explain the basic structure and functions of the American Criminal Justice System.
  2. Explain the structure of the federal and state court systems.
  3. Identify the functions and services of private security.
  4. Explain the computer crime problem.
  5. Explain the development of probation, parole and community supervision.
  6. Explain the development of the corrections system in the United States.
  7. Demonstrate the various methods of taking written statements and confessions.
  8. Define the term investigation and the objectives of a criminal investigation.
  9. Explain some of the basic issues and problems in policing, the courts, and corrections in America today.
  10. Explain the Bill of Rights and those specific rights guaranteed by the First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments.
  11. Explain the concept of criminal law, including its purpose as an agent of social control.
  12. Define and explain the elements which identify the offenses of assault, sex crimes, burglary, arson, larceny, robbery and homicide.
  13. Explain how state and local law enforcement agencies originated in the United States and how they currently function.
  14. Identify the areas that establish a police officer’s authority to arrest.
  15. Demonstrate work skills relevant to a criminal justice agency.
  16. Integrate the theoretical and practical application of the Criminal Justice Program.