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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

At a glance

Online
classes with local tutorials

120 Credit Hours

UGX 333,250
per credit hour

UGX 39,900,000 total for degree

Flexible
schedule

What is this programme all about?

Whether you’re interested in working as a police officer, FBI investigative specialist, correctional facility employee or something similar, the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice will equip you with the knowledge and hands-on experience you need to help make our world a safer place to live.

What will you be taught?

1. Develop a thorough understanding of criminal justice systems and theories
2. Essentials of business law
3. Foundation in sociology and human diversity
4. Critical and analytical skills
5. Integration of faith and criminal justice

Where can you use these skills?

  • Law Enforcement
  • Lawyer
  • Crime scene examiner
  • Detective
  • Probation or parole office
  • Social services and psychology

How will you use these skills in your careers?

As a graduate, you can look for jobs incriminal justice and law enforcement as well as working in law offices and job within the court system.

What will you be able to do in your new jobs?

  • Integrate biblical principles to criminal justice
  • Understandand apply critical and analytical skills in the workplace
  • Demonstrate the foundation of discipline
  • Communicate and network professionally

Which university is offering this programme?

Southeastern University, a Christ-centred institution based in Florida in the US, is partnering with Christian Halls to offer this programme in East Africa. Click here to visit the Southeastern University website to know more.

What are the admission requirements?

High school transcripts
(C grade or better)

Passport-size
photograph

Curriculum vitae
(CV or resume)

National identification
document

ACT or SAT scores
(optional)

What are the programme details?

In this undergraduate programme, you will master your understanding of the three major branches of criminal justice system: law enforcement, the courts, and corrections.

The courses included in the degree are listed below. Note that courses are not listed in the order they are taken. To read more about each course, please visit the SEU online catalog here.

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (62 hours)

Spiritual Formation – 10 Hours


  • CORE 1001 – COLLEGE AND CHRISTIAN CALLING Credits: 1
  • BIOT 1433 – OLD TESTAMENT INTERPRETATION Credits: 3
  • BINT 1533 – NEW TESTAMENT INTERPRETATION Credits: 3
  • THEO 2133 – THEOLOGY OF GOD AND HUMANITY Credits: 3

Christian Responsibility – 12 Hours


  • CORE 1503 – PERSONAL STEWARDSHIP Credits: 3
  • CORE 2013 – HUMAN DIVERSITY AND CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY Credits: 3
  • THEO 3123 – INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS Credits:3
  • CRIM 2003 – CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND THE CHRISTIAN Credits:3

Intellectual and Practical Skills -12 Hours


  • DCOM 1433 – FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH Credits: 3
  • ENGL 1133 – ENGLISH COMPOSITION I Credits: 3
  • ENGL 1233 – ENGLISH COMPOSITION II Credits: 3

Mathematics:


  • Select one of the following:
  • MATH 1213 – COLLEGE ALGEBRA Credits: 3
  • MATH 1313 – TOPICS IN MATHEMATICS Credits: 3
  • MATH 1323 – EXPLORATIONS IN MATHEMATICS Credits: 3
  • MATH 2023 – INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS Credits: 3
  • BBUS 2433 – DATA MANAGEMENT AND ANALYSIS Credits: 3

Engaging Human Culture and the Natural World – 19 Hours


Historical Perspective (select one):


  • HIST 1033 – WORLD CIVILIZATION TO 1600 Credits: 3
  • HIST 1043 – WORLD CIVILIZATION SINCE 1600 Credits: 3
  • HIST 2013 – AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1877 Credits: 3
  • HIST 2023 – AMERICAN HISTORY 1877 TO PRESENT Credits: 3

Humanities Elective (select one):


  • HUMS 2033 – THEATRE APPRECIATION Credits: 3
  • HUMS 2233 – INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES Credits: 3

Literature Elective


  • ENGL 2133 – WI:INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE Credits:3

Behavioral Science Elective (select one):


  • PSYC 1133 – INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY Credits:3
  • PSYC 1233 – PSYCHOLOGY OF ADJUSTMENT Credits:3

Social Science Elective (select one):


  • SSCI 2033 – HUMANS IN SOCIETY Credits: 3
  • SSCI 2233 – MARRIAGE AND FAMILY Credits: 3
  • BBUS 2203 – INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS Credits:3

Natural Science Elective (select course and its corresponding lab):


  • NSCI 1034 – LIFE SCIENCE LECTURE/LAB Credits: 4
  • BIOL 1334 – ESSENTIALS OF HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY LECTURE/LAB Credits: 4
  • BBUS 3403 – ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESSLAW Credits:3
  • ECRIM 2223 – INTRODUCTION TO CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATIONS Credits:3
  • CRIM 3103 – CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM Credits:3
  • CRIM 3203 – WI:SOCIOLOGY OF POLICING Credits:3
  • CRIM 3223 – WI:RESEARCH IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE Credits:3
  • CRIM 3303 – JUVENILE DELINQUENCY Credits:3
  • CRIM 3403 – AMERICAN CRIMINAL COURTS Credits:3
  • CRIM 4103 – CORRECTIONS AND PUNISHMENT Credits:3
  • CRIM 4203 – THEORY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE Credits:3
  • CRIM 4303 – CRIMINAL JUSTICE SENIOR SEMINAR Credits:3
  • PPOL 2413 – UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT Credits:3

Diversity Elective (select one):


  • HUSV 3333: UNDERSTANDING HUMAN DIVERSITY Credits: 3
  • LDRS 3033: LEADERSHIP AND HUMAN DIVERSITY Credits: 3
General Electives are any courses that do not satisfy any specific course requirements of your programand which you have not previously taken.
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