Programs in the Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology

180 - Sociology - BS

AY 2012-2013 Student Learning Outcomes

1. Students will recall the general concepts of Sociology.

2. Students will understand sociological theories, methodologies, and statistical concepts.

3. Students will use critical thinking skills to interpret sociological concepts.

4. Students will interpret social phenomena by applying sociological theories.

5. Students will develop and evaluate sociological hypotheses.

6. Students will write effectively.

7. Students will apply computer literacy skills to the field of Sociology.

550 - Criminal Justice - AAS

AY 2012-2013 Student Learning Outcomes

1. Student will discuss the history, development, functions, and procedures of the three major components of the Criminal Justice System.

2. Students will discuss the various types and functions of criminal law.

3. Student will identify the history, development, functions, and procedure of policing in America.

4. Student will identify the history, development, functions, and procedures of the correctional system in America.

5. Student will identify the history, development, functions, procedures, and the various types and levels of the American court system.

580 - Criminal Justice - BS

AY 2012-2013 Student Learning Outcomes

1. Student will identify the history, development, functions, and procedures of the three major components of the Criminal Justice System.

2. Students will discuss the various types and functions of criminal law.

3. Student will identify the history, development, functions, and procedure of policing in America.

4. Student will identify the history, development, functions, and procedures of the correctional system in America.

5. Student will identify the history, development, functions, procedures, and the various types and levels of the American court system. 

6. Student will assess the major schools of thought with relations to the creation of law, deviance, and societal reactions. 

7. Students will produce a research project using justice related agencies archival data.