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School of Liberal Arts

Dean: Paul F. Griffin
Phone: (315) 684-6081

Criminal Justice B.Tech.

Program Goals

Program Goals

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Exercise professionalism in executing duties in law enforcement and other criminal justice careers.
  • Incorporate technological advances to processing evidence and to support criminal justice objectives and operations.
  • Identify, collect, and preserve evidence according to standard police practice.
  • Competently construct emergency plans, mutual aid agreements and interagency cooperation to insure public safety.
  • Anticipate and appraise computer and network threats and vulnerabilities within public and private sectors.
  • Acknowledge and predict diversity and cultural influences in human behavior, particularly in stressful events.
  • Assess nationally accepted procedures and concepts in emergency preparedness.
  • Critique the varying goals and priorities of the many disciplines in the criminal justice system.

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Clare E. Armstrong-Seward
Criminal Justice Program Chair
(315) 684-6148
Crawford Hall, Room 210

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Admissions Requirements

First-year students
A minimum combined verbal, math and written SAT score of 1400 or a minimum composite ACT score of 19. 

Transfer Students
Transferring students should possess an associate degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related field and have successfully completed courses that are equivalent to CJUS 101CJUS 201CJUS 202CJUS 230 and CJUS 231. Students who have completed associate degrees in other areas or who have completed the associate degree without successfully completing courses that are equivalent to CJUS 101CJUS 201CJUS 202CJUS 230 and CJUS 231 may apply for acceptance with the understanding that time to degree completion may be increased.