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If you’ve made the study of crime and social justice your career and want a competitive edge, or if you’re looking to break into the field, Keuka College’s B.S. in Criminal Justice Systems can help you meet your goals.
With courses covering topics on all aspects of the criminal justice system–from contemporary issues in juvenile crime and delinquency to theories and practices surrounding punishment and corrections, you’ll enhance your analytical skills and gain a firm foundation in research to support investigations.
Through hard work and study, our criminal justice program opens the doors for careers in law enforcement, public and private investigations, corrections, probation, education, law, juvenile services or intelligence.
Throughout your program, you’ll complete an Action Research Project (ARP) as the real-world capstone to your studies. You’ll receive the tools to identify a workplace issue and then develop a solution to put into practice. Our students tell us that the results of their ARP are often implemented in their workplace, which builds value for their employer and their career.
The B.S. in Criminal Justice Systems curriculum consists of 56 credit hours. Face-to-face classes meet one night each week for four hours, and you’ll spend additional time outside of class completing readings, assignments, case studies, online discussions, and group work. Face-to-face classes other than EXP 300 will be held at your chosen branch campus or partner site; you’ll start EXP 300 on the College’s main campus when you attend New Student Orientation.
|EXP 300||Foundations for Adult & Exp Learning||1|
|CJS 301||Current Issues in Criminal Justice||3|
|ENG 300||College Writing for Transfer Students||4|
|CJS 315||Deviance and Social Control||3|
|CJS 303||Applied Criminology||3|
|CJS 305||Criminal Law and Procedure||3|
|SOC 302||Ethnic Diversity||3|
|POL 321||Constitutional Law||3|
|CJS 307||Current Issues in Law Enforcement||3|
|ENG 302||Action Research Project I||3|
|CJS 309||Current Issues in the U.S. Judiciary||3|
|CJS 313||Issues Corrections/Community Corrections||3|
|CJS 317||Juvenile Delinquency:Development/Trends||3|
|CJS 321||The Investigative Process||3|
|CJS 403||White Collar Crime||3|
|PSY 336||Abnormal Psychology & Psychopathology||3|
|PHL 302||Ethics in Criminal Justice||3|
|INS 301I||IS: Crime and Justice||3|
|CJS 405||CJ Action Research Project||4|
|Corning Community College||Corning|
|Jefferson County BOCES||Watertown|
|Keuka College||Keuka Park|
|Onondaga Community College||Syracuse|
|Rochester Police Department||Rochester|
|Rochester Police Locust Club Club||Rochester|
|Tompkins Cortland Community College||Cortland|
|Washington Street Properties||Watertown|
Keuka College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Those with questions may contact the organization at:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Telephone: (267) 284-5000
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Bachelor’s programs run on a year-round basis provided minimum enrollment is met – the ideal cohort size is 8-15 students. Keuka College ASAP students are often considered full-time for financial aid purposes. Students must have access to the Internet, either at home or at a public location, for the entirety of their program.
Programs begin three times each year, with start dates scheduled in January, May and August. Applicants are encouraged to apply at least 30 days prior to the month of their planned enrollment.
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and applicants will be notified of their admissions status once a decision has been made.
Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Required documents for admission include:
Supplemental materials should be sent to:
Office of Admissions
141 Central Avenue
Keuka Park, NY 14478