11000 River Run Blvd. Suite 200,
5 River Park Place West, Suite 201,
1717 S. Chestnut Ave.,
245 N. Plaza Drive,
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Program objectives The bachelor of arts degree in criminology and restorative justice studies is designed for adult learnerswho have an interest in criminology, restorative justice and the issues of victims.
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The bachelor of arts degree in criminology and restorative justice studies is designed for adult learnerswho have an interest in criminology, restorative justice and the issues of victims. Students learn to incorporate the values of a Christian worldview into a deeper knowledge about crime and society. Classroom time and coursework focus on implementing restorative approaches to justice and understanding the various social and psychological theories on crime, criminals and society. A practicum is integrated into various modules throughout the programand provides students with hands-on experience and an opportunity for reflective assessment.Highlights:
Upholds FPU's tradition of restorative justice
Only accredited, biblically-based and theologically-informed criminology program in the Central Valley
Hands-on experience and opportunity for reflective assessment
Stimulating academic environment
Accelerated program - 15 months
Program cohorts meet one night per week
Cohort groups of 12-22 students start and stay together throughout their studies which provides maximum interaction and support
Students from a variety of workplaces and cultural backgrounds
What can I do with this degree?
Criminal justice is a fast-growing field of study and employment. While many agencies currently do not require a bachelors degree for employment, most require one for career advancement, and all can benefit from the knowledge and skills offered through this program. Students have a wide range of career options including youth counseling, substance abuse counseling, law enforcement, criminal investigation, corrections and probation.
What are the admission requirements?
Completed application form and $40 fee (fee waived if you attend an information meeting)
All application pieces, official transcripts, recommendation form and admissions essay