O que eu aprenderei?

The College of Public and International Affairs B.A. in Criminal Justice and Human Security degree allows students interested in pursuing a career in criminal justice to develop expertise in the international dimensions of public safety. Students in the degree may choose from one of three areas of concentration:

  1. Human Security
  2. Comparative Justice
  3. Criminology

The degree requires two years of college-level study of a foreign language or demonstrated working competency in a foreign language. Students have the option of choosing from Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and French.

Qualified students also have the option of earning a Masters degree in Business Administration or in Global Development and Peace by completing a fifth year of study beyond the normal years.

UB Criminal Justice track students are also encouraged to take courses in Martial Arts.

Internships with law enforcement agencies are also available.

Purpose and Objectives

The B.A. in Criminal Justice & Human Security has the following objectives:

  • To introduce the essential elements of criminal justice and provide the academic preparation needed for careers related to criminal justice, crime prevention, and law enforcement in an increasingly global society.
  • To introduce the concept of Human Security, its emergence and implication, and to explore its impact on domestic and international security.
  • To develop a cadre of security professionals who demonstrate the language skills and intercultural understanding required for effective law enforcement in today’s globalized society.
  • To explore the role played in criminal behavior by socioeconomic inequities and societal injustice, resulting from domestic and non-domestic events.
  • To explore implications of non-state actors for international crime and justice, in such areas as norm creation, deviance, terrorism, and crime prevention.
  • To identify the role played by religious, ideological, and cultural views; ethnic and tribal identities; and inequality of power and privilege in rationalizing criminal behavior.
  • To develop an integrated Criminal Justice and Human Security program that draws upon existing programs in sociology, political economy, martial arts studies, mass communication, and world religions.
  • To prepare students for admission to graduate study in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security programs and for careers in domestic and international security
  • To prepare students with the analytical and research skills necessary for a career or further education in the fields of Criminal Justice and Human Security.

Career tracks:

  • ATF Agent
  • CIA Agent
  • Coast Guard Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Criminologist
  • Customs Agent
  • DEA Agent
  • FBI Agent
  • INS Agent
  • Police Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Secret Service
  • Sheriff
  • U.S. Marshall

De qual departamento farei parte?

School of Public and International Affairs

Opções de estudo

Período integral (120 horas de crédito)

Valores
US$31.920,00 (R$ 131.076) por ano
USD $15,960 per semester/term for (12-18 credits)

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Data de início

21 Janeiro 2020

Localização

School of Public and International Affairs

126 Park Avenue,

BRIDGEPORT,

Connecticut,

06604, United States

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Brasil

Applicant should be a graduate of a regionally accredited secondary school and should present sixteen acceptable units of academic work, including: four units in English, three units in Mathematics, two units in a lab science, two units in the social sciences and five electives. An applicant who has not satisfied the distribution of college requirements, but has presented convincing evidence of the quality of his/her high school work, may be admitted provisionally. English Language Requirements: TOEFL 75 (IBT), IELTS 6.0; PTE Academic) score of 53.

Para estudantes internacionais

Applicants must have completion of secondary or high school certificate/diploma.

Those whose native language is not English are also required to show English language proficiency. You can demonstrate proof of English Language competency by meeting any one of the criteria listed below: A minimum TOEFL score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT), or 61 (IBT) for undergraduates; A minimum IELTS (Cambridge Testing) Band score of 6.0 for Undergraduates; An official letter certifying completion of ELS (English Language Service) through level 112; An official letter certifying completion of CSE (The Center for English Studies) through level 7.5; A Michigan English Assessment Battery (MELAB) score of 69 or above for undergraduates; A Prueba de Aptitud Academica (PAA) English achievement score of 500 or above; A minimum Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 44 for undergraduates.

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Sobre a universidade

O campus principal se espalha por 50 acres, próximo ao Estuário de Long Island, com vistas espetaculares do Oceano Atlântico.

  • Bridgeport está localizada próxima à Boston e Nova York
  • 3ª maior porcentagem de estudantes internacionais na região
  • 17º corpo estudantil mais diverso da região
  • Salas de aula pequenas e proporção de 16 alunos/professor