Dallas Baptist University

3000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, TX 75211-9299

Program Details

Dallas Baptist University offers a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Criminal Justice that can be completed online. This program consists of 126 credits that will prepare students to be educated criminal justice professionals. They will gain the knowledge and skills that it takes to have a strong grasp of crime and society's control mechanisms.

Students will cover courses that will uncover how criminal justice merges with the perspectives of criminology, psychology, sociology, political science and law. Students will be taught several skills such as how to problem solve, and how to apply a theory to a practice. The courses students will cover include:

  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Constitutional Law
  • Ethics in Law Enforcement
  • Organization and Administration
  • Criminology
  • Economic Crimes
  • Research Methods
  • Homeland & Organizational Security
  • Principles of Management
  • Multicultural Perspectives

This program's graduates will go on to have exciting careers that will require them to understand social issues, criminal behavior analysis, legal and ethical principles, strategic management and policy development. The career path that a student could choose could range from Police Officers, Senior Investigator or a Legal Assistant.

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      100% Online
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    Other Requirements
    Minimum of 42 upper-level credit hours. (Exception: Inverted Degree Program)
    Minimum of 12 credit hours in major in residence at Dallas Baptist University, 9 credit hours of which must be upper-level.
    Minimum of 32 credit hours in residence at DBU.
    Completion of 30 of the last 36 credit hours in residence at Dallas Baptist University. Students must receive approval of the registrar prior to taking courses at any other college or university.
    Minimum of 126 credit hours to graduate.
    Satisfactory completion of all requirements on official degree plan.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


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