O que eu aprenderei?

The College of Public and International Affairs Bachelor, BA, in Criminal Justice and Human Security degree program, 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

  • Human Security
  • Comparative Justice
  • 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.

Learning Outcomes and Careers

The B.A. in Criminal Justice & Human Security has the following learning outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate the progressive acquisition of the oral, written critical thinking skills needed to succeed in graduate level study as well as the required skills for careers in domestic and international security
  • Students will be able to identify the essential elements of criminal justice
  • Students will be able to articulate the importance of Human Security and explore its impact on domestic and international security
  • Students will demonstrate the language skills and intercultural understanding required for effective law enforcement in today’s globalized society
  • Students will be able to describe the role played by religious, ideological, and cultural views; ethnic and tribal identities; and economic status in rationalizing criminal behavior
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the role played in criminal behavior by socioeconomic inequities and societal injustice, resulting from domestic and non-domestic events

De qual departamento farei parte?

School of Public and International Affairs

Opções de estudo

Período integral (120 horas de crédito)

Valores
US$31.920,00 (R$ 170.019) por ano
USD $15,960 per semester/term for (12-18 credits) (This fee is for 2019-2020 and it may subject to change for the coming year)

*O preço é estimado e tem caráter informativo, por favor, verifique esta informação com a instituição.

Data de início

24 Agosto 2020, 19 Janeiro 2021

Localização

School of Public and International Affairs

126 Park Avenue,

BRIDGEPORT,

Connecticut,

6604, United States

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Brasil

For applicants who have not yet received their secondary or high school certificate/diploma. A minimum TOEFL score of 75 (IBT); A minimum IELTS Band score of 6.0; A minimum Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 53; A minimum Duolingo English Test score of 90.

Para estudantes internacionais

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

You must demonstrate English language proficiency in one of the ways listed below. If you cannot demonstrate English language competency in one of these ways prior to registration, you will be given the University English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB) test upon arrival. If you pass at a satisfactory level, you may be able to begin academic classes.

  • Proof of completion of Advanced Level at the University’s English Language Institute (ELI)
  • Attainment of a satisfactory score on the University of Bridgeport’s English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB)
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 75 (IBT) for undergraduates
  • A minimum IELTS Band score of 6.0 for undergraduates
  • A minimum Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 53 for undergraduates
  • A minimum Duolingo English Test score of 90 for undergraduates
  • A grade of “C” or better from an accredited American university for one semester of college English Composition
  • An official letter certifying completion of ELS (English Language Services) Level 112
  • An official “O” level or “A” level Certificate indicating a grade of “C” or better in English
  • An EIKEN score of Grade 2A or above for undergraduates
  • A score of 4 or better on the “English A” Higher Level examination in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program
  • WAEC, WASSE, CXC, etc. – Score of “C” or better on English Language exam

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