Criminal Justice Degree Specialization
DeVry University's bachelor's degree program in Technical Management can help prepare you for the workplace with a solid business management foundation. Our specialization in Criminal Justice can further focus your studies.
Our Criminal Justice specialization can familiarize you with many aspects of criminal justice, such as law enforcement, juvenile justice, theory and practice of corrections, criminology, and criminal law and procedure. In addition, our curriculum can educate you on the studies and application of practices and systems designed to uphold the law, promote social control and stability, and deter and reduce crime.
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All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.
When you specialize your Technical Management degree in Criminal Justice, your coursework at DeVry University can include these criminal justice courses:
Criminal Law and Procedure
Ethics and Criminal Justice
Crime Scene Investigation
Students in this criminal justice course explore constitutional principles, types of offenses, and the process of law enforcement and procedures (i.e., search, seizure, arrest, interrogation, identification, trial, sentencing, punishment and appeal).
Covering theory, practice, techniques, and elements of crime and criminal investigation, this criminal justice course employs problem-solving methodology to recognize crime, suspects, and perpetrators. Case preparation, testimony, and the evidentiary process for investigating and reconstructing crime are examined.
Addressing typical moral dilemmas in criminal justice, this course introduces basic ethical theories and applies them to contemporary problems in law enforcement, corrections, and adjudications.
This criminal justice course examines methods and procedures for accurate crime scene examination and recording, as well as evidence recovery, including documentation, collection, and preservation of comprehensive physical evidence; gathering latent fingerprint; and methods used to process trace and biological evidence.
Students in this course examine strategic, political, social, and religious underpinnings of terrorism; current challenges, laws, and policies in defense of the U.S. homeland; and preparations for, and responses to, terrorist attacks.