20-21 Bacone College Academic Catalog, last updated July 29, 2020

20. RENNARD STRICKLAND SCHOOL OF TRIBAL LAW AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

The purpose of the Criminal Justice Studies program is to provide the student with a system orientation to the field of Criminal Justice. Study in Criminal Justice involves the application of the principles of Criminal Justice and the related behavioral and social sciences to problems and issues in the field. The program focuses on building knowledge in the areas of law enforcement, courts and corrections. Within the program students will develop a knowledge base for an in-depth understanding of human behavior and the kinds of problems and circumstances that often result in criminality. Furthermore, the program provides students with the opportunity to gain necessary skills in the area of interviewing, program development, community organizations, planning and research within the field of criminal justice. The Associate of Science in Criminal Justice curriculum is intended to provide its graduates with the necessary foundation for a successful career.