The Bachelor’s Criminal Justice degree program at Platt College offers a comprehensive curriculum to prepare the student for a career in the field.**
Core first and second-year courses focus on building a solid foundation in the key areas of criminal justice, including: corrections, private security, criminal law, criminal investigations, juvenile justice, and forensics.
The program also includes a comprehensive study of the national criminal justice system, correctional organizations and law enforcement agencies.
Third-year courses are focused on strengthening the student’s legal knowledge, including constitutional law, immigration law, laws of evidence, and advanced criminal law.
Fourth-year courses explore law enforcement, corrections, and security in further detail, with a particular focus on contemporary issues: Modern Policing, Narcotics Enforcement, Issues in Public and Private Security, Security Management, and Criminal Behavior.
**Some or all of these fields have additional qualifications. Graduation from the program is not a guarantee of employment.