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The purpose of the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice is to provide a program of study to help students understand domestic and international politics and law enforcement theory and practice, preparing students for informed and active participation in the political arena and in criminal justice careers.
B.S./B.A. in Criminal Justice
Explore the differences between a B.A and a B.S and find important details about these degree plans.
University Hours: 56
Major Hours: 42-51
Total Required 128 credit hours*
*Based on track selection
- Domestic Violence
- Search & Seizure
- Ethics & Professionalism in Criminal Justice
- Law Enforcement Leadership
Yes! ACU offers a minor in this study. You can learn more about this minor by viewing the catalog or explore all of the minors available at the button below.
Consider the wide range of exciting careers available with a bachelor’s in criminal justice.
Federal, state and local law enforcement
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Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
Under the guidance of professional Christian faculty, you will gain an understanding of the justice system and its process, from local to global issues, and how to uphold ethical standards. You will also develop strong writing, research and analytical skills, attractive traits to employers in all industries.
Criminal justice majors can take part in a number of co-curricular opportunities, including:
- Internships at all levels of the government
- Jack Pope Fellows Program
- International Justice Mission
- Various student groups
- Phi Eta Sigma honor society for freshman majors
The B.S./B.A. in Criminal Justice offers a wide range of exciting careers, including:
- Federal, state and local law enforcement
- Game warden
- Probation/parole services
- Correctional career
- Law school
- Victim/witness assistant