The Criminal Justice program provides an overview of the criminal justice system including law enforcement the court system criminal law corrections police-community relations ethics probation and parole learning the fundamentals of research design and analysis.
This program serves those who might find an entry-level position with an associate's degree and fulfills the first two years of a program for students interested in pursuing a career in the criminal justice field where earning a Bachelor's or higher degree is either an advantage or required. Positions available to graduates of a criminal justice program may be found in the areas of local state and federal law enforcement agencies various other governmental agencies corrections probation and parole systems private security agencies advocacy careers dealing with policy and planning and insurance companies.
Completion of the following courses results in an associate degree and meets the general core requirements at all Idaho public universities. The suggested coursework normally fulfills the first half of baccalaureate degree requirements in Criminal Justice. Course selections should be tailored to match the requirements of the intended transfer institution.