BS in International and Comparative Criminal Justice
The Bachelor of Science in International and Comparative Criminal Justice program is designed to provide a foundation for a critical, global approach to the analysis of cross-cultural theories of crime, legal systems, jurisprudence, policing, courts, juvenile justice, and other substantive offenses including computer crime, smuggling, narco-terrorism, human and migrant trafficking, and cyberlaundering. A particular emphasis is placed on evaluating policy recommendations, planning, procedural design, emerging trends, and preventative approaches to transnational crime. Ultimately, the program promotes the talent needed to collect, analyze, synthesize, and report information regarding international and comparative criminal justice procedures and investigations.
The program in international and comparative criminal justice teaches students about the complexities of the causes, prevention, and containment of global criminal activity. Additionally, students evaluate the components of international criminal justice systems as they apply to transnational and international crime. This includes analysis of the impact of varying global legal systems on human rights and crimes against humanity. This program is intended to equip students with the knowledge and skills to pursue careers in which the comparative knowledge of criminal justice systems and international crime play an important role.
This program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue employment in the field, or for jobs in related fields, the specific job titles of which may not be represented in the program title. Although Kaplan University will assist students with job placement, finding a job is the individual responsibility of the student. The University does not guarantee that any student will be placed in any particular job, eligible for job advancement opportunities, or employed at all.
While the program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue continued graduate-level education, the University cannot guarantee that students will be granted admission to any graduate programs.
The Bachelor of Science in International and Comparative Criminal Justice program consists of a minimum of 180 quarter credit hours. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be awarded a bachelor of science degree.