Criminal Justice majors at Lincoln College study the causes of crime, as well as the workings of the criminal justice system (police, courts, and corrections) and the law in society. Students examine current criminal justice related news and discuss dispute resolution, drugs and crime, child abuse and neglect, gangs, juvenile delinquency, crime theory and private security.
Criminal Justice students explore such topics as evidence gathering, differences between forensic and circumstantial evidence, and Constitutional limitations on criminal investigations and surveillance. Our course offerings provide insights into such diverse areas as how the corrections system is administered in America, proper courtroom procedures, and effective patrol operations during civil disorders or natural disasters.
Criminal Justice Major Courses Include:
- Criminal Justice Administration
- Police and Law Enforcement Practices
- Fundamentals of Criminal Investigations
- Correctional Officers
- Government Lawyers
- Police Officers
- Private Investigators
- Private Practice Lawyers
- Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
Criminal Justice Program Contacts
Division Chair of Social Sciences
Assistant Professor of Criminology and Political Science