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.

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TOTAL CREDITS

182

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)
  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    CJUS261 Ethics in Criminal Justice 4.5
    COMS201 Technical and Professional Writing 4.5
    COMS203 Speech Communications 4.5
    ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5
    HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5
    MATH102 Introduction to College Math 4.5
    MATH106 Algebra for Business 4.5
    POLS101 Introduction to Political Science 4.5
    PSYC102 Introductory Psychology 4.5
    SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4.5
    SCI103 Science and Technology- Laboratory Course 1.5
    SOCL102 Introductory Sociology 4.5
    SCI201 Environmental Science and Sustainability 4.5
    SCI203 Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course 1.5
    UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5
    Total Credit Hours: 66
    Courses: Core
    CJUS141 Introduction to Criminal Justice 4
    CJUS254 Introduction to Homeland Security 4
    CJUS290 Criminal Law 4
    CJUS343 Criminology 4
    CJUS375 Criminal Procedure 4
    HLS110 Terrorism: Origins, Ideologies and Goals 4
    HLS120 Introduction to Emergency Management 4
    HLS200 Introduction to Homeland Security Strategy 4
    HLS210 Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management Technologies and Applications 4
    HLS300 HR and Administrative Issues in Homeland Security and Emergency Management 4
    HLS305 Understanding Critical Infrastructures 4
    HLS310 Comparative Approaches to Event Management 4
    HLS315 Interagency Relationships in Homeland Security 4
    HLS320 Private Sector Role in Homeland Security 4
    HLS325 Research Methodology and Policy Analysis 4
    HLS330 Advanced Application of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Technologies 4
    HLS340 Emergent Topics in Homeland Security and Emergency Management 4
    HLS350 Introduction to Intelligence 4
    HLS360 Counterintelligence 4
    HLS400 Constitutional Law and Public Policy Analysis 4
    HLS410 The Psychology of Fear Management and Terrorism 4
    HLS420 Strategic Planning and Budgeting for Homeland Security and Emergency Management 4
    HLS430 Planning for Homeland Security and Emergency Management 4
    HLS450 Local Emergency Management and Civil Preparedness 4
    HLS460 Advanced Application of Intelligence in Homeland Security 4
    HLS470 Evaluating Risk in Critical Infrastructure 4
    HLS480 Knowledge Into Practice: Communications and Emergency Planning 4
    MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices 4
    UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4
    Total Credit Hours: 116

    Total Credit Hours: 182

  • Tuition

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

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    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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The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2010 and 10/15/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period:20%

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The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2010 and 10/15/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period:20%

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