Discover your passion! Enhance your understanding of the criminal justice system and the impact social issues have on maintaining a just society when you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Social and Criminal Justice degree online from Ashford University.

Investigate both the social and legal sides of criminal justice, from forensics and psychology to crime prevention and terrorism. Be an instrument for change when you choose this degree.

  • Analyze criminal justice issues within the systems of law enforcement, the judiciary, and corrections
  • Evaluate the application of the social justice principles of equality, solidarity, and human rights toward building a just society
  • Apply knowledge of cultural sensitivity and diversity awareness to social and criminal justice
  • Deconstruct the relationship between law enforcement, the judiciary, and corrections
  • Interpret the relationship between social justice and criminal justice
  • Develop critical perspectives in the study of social and criminal justice by drawing on the fields of criminology, law, philosophy, psychology, science, and sociology


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