“All faculty within the department assist the student in addressing human behaviors though the lens of the Christian Worldview. ”
- Department Chair, Kevin Schriver
Criminal Justice Major
- The Criminal Justice Major seeks to understand deviant behaviors and our response to them for protection and rehabilitation.
- Faculty are members of their professional organizations, devoting themselves to scholarship and teaching.
- Students may become involved in the Sociology and Criminal Justice Society (SCJS): SBU’s Honor Society for majors in Criminal Justice or Sociology.
- This major is designed to prepare the student for careers in the various areas of criminal justice including law enforcement, corrections, probation and parole, private security, chaplaincy, courts, and research.
- Unique courses include Serial Killers, Terrorism, and Search and Seizure.
- Individuals who have received certification upon completion of the 470 hour or equivalent training programs of the police / sheriff's academies and who subsequently enroll in this program will be granted 14 hours of transfer credit.
Visit the Department of Behavioral Sciences website for more information.