Arm yourself with the knowledge to help keep your community safe. Gain a broad-based approach to working with law enforcement and the criminal justice system when you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Social and Criminal Justice degree online from the University of Arizona Global Campus. Through this online degree, you will develop a thorough understanding of the current social and criminal justice system. Examine topics in criminal investigations, psychology, crime prevention, terrorism, the correctional system, and law.
The Bachelor of Arts in Social and Criminal Justice degree allows you to investigate both the social and legal sides of working in the criminal justice field. You'll develop an additional understanding of the criminal justice system and the impact social issues have on maintaining a just society.
Upon completion of your bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, you will be able to:
- Analyze criminal justice issues within the systems of law enforcement, the judiciary, and corrections
- Evaluate the application of the social justice principles of equality, solidarity, and human rights toward building a just society
- Apply knowledge of cultural sensitivity and diversity awareness to social and criminal justice
- Deconstruct the relationship between law enforcement, the judiciary, and corrections Interpret the relationship between social justice and criminal justice
- Develop critical perspectives in the study of social and criminal justice by drawing on the fields of criminology, law, philosophy, psychology, science, and sociology
Successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Social and Criminal Justice degree by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Arizona Global Campus is accredited by:
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
The University of Arizona Global Campus (formerly Ashford University) is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 1001 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 402, Alameda, CA 94501.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official High School Transcript/GED Score
Arkansas, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Puerto Rico, New York