About the course
Criminal Justice is the scientific study of crime, deviance, and the agencies of the criminal justice system. The Bachelor of Arts with a major in Criminal Justice Studies, is a broadly structured interdisciplinary curriculum designed to introduce students to:

A practical and critical understanding of criminal justice, justice studies and criminology.
Necessary knowledge for public service, e.g., careers in cybersecurity and criminal justice predictive analytics; law enforcement and/or investigative services at the local, state, and national levels; legal professions; occupations connected to the correctional field, community programs, and other rehabilitative services, as well as staff positions in the judiciary system.
Preparation for pursuing advanced study in a criminal justice, criminology, or public policy graduate program or in law school.
A minor in Criminal Justice Studies consists of 18 semester hours.

Students intending to major or minor in Criminal Justice Studies should consult with the program director to begin planning their program. It is the sole responsibility of students to inform themselves of whatever changes occur in the curriculum and to observe all the regulations, procedures, and requirements of the University and the Criminal Justice Studies program.
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Bachelor Degree
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USD 41,750
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4 Years
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University of Dayton

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Founded in 1850, the University of Dayton is committed to the common good. As a Catholic, Marianist university, it values building community and invite people of diverse talents and backgrounds to join them in creating a better world. UD students are bold thinkers and servant leaders who use their gifts and talents to make a positive impact on the world. More than 8,200 full-time undergraduates and 2,600 graduate and law students call UD home, and its 90 percent retention rate shows that students love UD.
Across all, the university offers more than 80 undergraduates and 50 graduate and 12 doctoral programs, numerous licensure and certificate programs, and many other ways to learn. The academics are challenging.
The University achieved a gold STARS ranking for its sustainability efforts, and Sierra magazine ranked it as Top 20 Coolest Schools list for displaying a deep and thorough commitment to protecting the environment. Inside the RecPlex, students will find every recreation amenity imaginable, including an indoor pool, an elevated track, a climbing wall, the latest exercise equipment and a juice bar. Campus Recreation offers several fitness and training programs to help students achieve healthy habits that will build a lifestyle of strength and wellness.
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300 College Park, Dayton, Ohio, 45469

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The University of Daytons campus is located on approximately 388 acres on the southern border of the city of Dayton. It is divided into four sections — Historic Campus, Campus West, River Campus, and Arena Sports Complex. The campus includes 38 academic, research, athletic, and administrative buildings; five residence halls; 18 student apartment complexes; and 473 houses (347 of which are owned by the University).