Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with major in Human Services
Following the curricular sequence
The Bachelor’s program in Criminal Justice with Major in Human Services prepares the student with the necessary skills, abilities, and knowledge regarding solutions and mechanisms used in populations that need assistance as to rights and services offered to victims of crimes, substance abusers, young offenders and people confined to community inclusion. This program will enable the student to work in a variety of institutional and community settings within criminal justice systems.
Possible Employment Opportunities
- Customer service from state or federal government agencies, as well as institutions with or without profit, that serve people with drug abuse problems, juvenile offenders, inmate rehabilitation, victims of domestic violence and victims of crime, among others.
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Apply theoretical and practical knowledge about the different services available to vulnerable populations within the criminal justice system.
- Effectively communicate facts and data related to their professional field in written, verbal, or nonverbal form.
- Solve simulated or real events and situations, considering the needs of vulnerable populations through the application of critical and creative thinking, mathematical reasoning, and statistical data analysis.
- Integrate technological means for research and processing reliable information in a critical, ethical, legal, and systematic manner in their professional performance.
- Value human experiences and diversity, free of prejudice, with empathy and inclusion when practicing their profession.
- Evaluate the services available to vulnerable populations, such as victims of crime, users of controlled substances, juvenile offenders, and members of the correctional population in various institutional and community settings within the criminal justice system to achieve social readaptation.