Crime, Law and Justice Objectives

  1. To provide the student with an understanding of crime, law and justice and their effect on society and individuals.
  2. To help students apply theoretical perspectives to crime, law and justice.
  3. To examine and analyze the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, the court process, and advocacy.
  4. To exercise basic skills of research, conflict resolution, advocacy, data collection and data analysis to better understand the criminal and civil justice systems and appropriate societal responses.
  5. To provide a model of Christian values and ethics as applied to an understanding of crime, law and justice.