Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Legal Issues in Criminal Justice

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Program Description

Criminals continue to advance their techniques through technology, as well as skate the edge of legal loopholes, taking advantage of non-existent or loosely-defined laws. You’ll find the issues related to criminal justice span the globe, entering the homes and business of its residents in a physical and virtual manner, threatening homeland security, and demanding immediate policy changes to protect the innocent and prosecute the guilty.

The Online BS in Criminal Justice- specialized in Legal Issues in Criminal Justice curriculum prepares you to:

  • Describe the roles of ethics in the operation of the criminal justice system.
  • Identify and resolve ethical dilemmas associated with crime control with critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cybercrimes, including computer crimes, internet fraud, e-commerce, and threats to the national infrastructure.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of policies, legal issues, and investigative techniques and strategies, as well as implications for investigation and enforcement on a global scale.
  • Have an understanding of criminal law in the United States with an emphasis on how the Constitution affects the criminal studies system and the people in it.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of criminal law for disputing settlements and maintenance of order by the state with an emphasis on legal reasoning and process.
  • Learn the laws governing the behavior of individuals and their accountability to the international community and states.
  • Learn enforcement mechanisms for piracy, war crimes, and terrorism.
Last updated Oct 2018

About the School

Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution located in upstate central New York. The College offers regionally accredited online certificates, bachelors, masters, and docto ... Read More

Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution located in upstate central New York. The College offers regionally accredited online certificates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in healthcare, cybersecurity, financial crime, nursing, physical therapy, business, criminal justice, and data science. All courses are taught by credentialed, highly experienced faculty with significant and ongoing accomplishments in their respective fields. Read less