Criminal Justice, B.A.
45 Credits | Main Campus
Trinity's criminal justice program focuses on the role of criminal justice within the broader concept of social justice in a multi-cultural, industrialized democracy.
Trinity’s criminal justice program focuses on the role of criminal justice within the broader concept of social justice in a today’s multi-cultural, industrialized society.
Explore the historical, theoretical and practical aspects of criminal justice and analyze current issues in the field, including evaluating the performance of the criminal justice system in:
- deterring crime
- protecting the public
- fostering a just society
Trinity’s location in the nation’s capital affords students the opportunity to observe the criminal justice system firsthand, from traffic court to the U.S. Supreme Court, from a cop on the beat to the Director of Homeland Security, and from the policy created by the city council to the policy laid out by the U.S. Congress.
Through an integration of interdisciplinary learning with the needs of criminal justice in the 21st century, the program prepares you for a wide variety of careers in criminal justice, including law enforcement, corrections and homeland security, and for graduate study in criminal justice and related fields, such as the law and social services.
What You’ll Learn
Criminal Law and Court Procedures
Corrections and Law Enforcement practices
Statistics and Graphical Representation of Data
Addressing Inequality and Discrimination in
Justice Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Criminological explanations for antisocial behavior
- DHS Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Pathways Program
- Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency
- ATF Student Volunteer Intern Program
- Metropolitan Police Department
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