Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Human Services

Leaders in the world of Criminal Justice need a unique set of skills to properly administrate and manage law enforcement agencies, courts, and correctional facilities. Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Human Services degree program is designed to help you develop those leadership-oriented skills.

In addition to administrative duties, the curriculum of the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Human Services program focuses on helping others, particularly youth, through counseling and other human services. The BSCJ-HS program features courses developed and taught by those with real-world criminal justice experience.

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
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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  • Courses

    Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    CJUS261Ethics in Criminal Justice4.5
    COMS201Technical and Professional Writing4.5
    COMS203Speech Communications4.5
    ENGL104Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105Professional Written Communications 4.5
    HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century4.5
    MATH102Introduction to College Math4.5
    MATH106Algebra for Business4.5
    POLS101Introduction to Political Science4.5
    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
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    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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    Tuition

    Total tuition for this degree program will vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

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    Ways to Save

    Cost of this degree may be reduced based on one or more of the following:

    Students in CTU bachelor's degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*

    Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.

    *The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track™ tests successfully passed. Fast Track™ program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.

  • Outcomes

    This degree program is designed to provide the following skills and knowledge:

    • Utilize professional communication skills relevant to the HS profession
    • Demonstrate ethical decision-making
    • Analyze the psychological and sociological dimensions of human behavior
    • Examine the evolution of the Human Services professional in the criminal justice system
    • Apply knowledge of the core activities and skills of the Human Services professional in the context of the criminal justice system
    • Articulate the knowledge and skills required of the chemical dependency counselor
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