Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Human Services

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Human Services degree program is designed to provide you with a foundation in law enforcement, the courts and corrections, as well as a human services core that could help prepare you for positions of responsibility and leadership in criminal justice and human services. Special emphasis is placed on working with youth. Students will also complete the coursework needed for professional work in chemical dependency.

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CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org

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  • Total Credits 

    183
  • Program Availability

    Online | Colorado Springs | Denver

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    Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    CJUS261Ethics in Criminal Justice4.5
    ENGL101Composition and Critical Thinking4.5
    ENGL103Composition: Writing and Research4.5
    COMS201Technical and Professional Writing4.5
    IT102Computers and Information Technology Literacy4.5
    GOVT201American Government and Public Affairs4.5
    LITR201Literature: A Reflection of Life4.5
    MATH102Introduction to College Math4.5
    MATH106Algebra for Business4.5
    PSYC102Introductory Psychology4.5
    SCI101Introduction to the Sciences4.5
    SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course1.5
    SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability4.5
    SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course1.5
    SOCL102Introductory Sociology4.5
     
    UNIV104Academic and Career Success4.5
    or
    HUMNELEHumanities Elective4.5
    Total Credit Hours:66
    Courses: Core
    CJUS141Introduction to Criminal Justice4
    CJUS201Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing4
    CJUS254Introduction to Homeland Security4
    CJUS263American Corrections4
    CJUS280Victimology4
    CJUS285Juvenile Delinquency4
    CJUS290Criminal Law4
    CJUS343Criminology4
    CJUS375Criminal Procedure4
    CJUS440The Laws of Evidence4
    PBAD201Public Administration4
    PSYC210Social Psychology4
    PSYC337Abnormal Psychology in the Workplace4
    UNIV201Career Planning and Management4
    Total Credit Hours:56
    Courses: Concentration
    CJHS300Human Service Practice in the Criminal Justice Setting4
    CJHS311Study of Alcohol Use and Abuse5
    CJHS315Child Abuse4
    CJHS320Alcohol & Drug Treatment Continuum5
    CJHS325Drug Use and Abuse5
    CJHS337Ethics for the CD Counselor5
    CJHS399Chemical Dependency Elective - Special Topics5
    CJHS411Foundations of Individual Counseling5
    CJHS421Foundations of Group Counseling5
    CJHS425Introduction to Family Counseling5
     
    CJUS475Internship4
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    CJHS480CJ - Human Services Capstone4
     
    PBAD301Grant Writing Basics4
    PSYC301Child and Adolescent Psychopathology5
    Total Credit Hours:61

    Total Credit Hours: 183

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    If you want to achieve more in your career, you have to own every opportunity— starting with the right Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree. Potential career paths for those who earn a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in Human Services include:2

    • Compliance Manager
    • Security Manager
    • Senior Program Manager
    • Program Manager
    • Project Administrator
    • Project Leader
    • Laboratory Manager
    • Team Leader
    • Project Lead
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