The Department of Criminal Justice offers the following programs:
Criminal Justice Major
The criminal justice major prepares students to apply knowledge of criminal justice and critical analysis of social problems to promote the equitable application of the law for all people and become ethical Christian leaders in public and private organizations intended to make communities safer.
Criminal Justice Minor (Bachelor’s Completion)
Gain an understanding of traditional and contemporary criminal justice theories, along with the major components of the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrections) and how they respond to crime, criminals, and victims. This program can be taken only in conjunction with one of APU’s bachelor’s completion programs.
Criminal Justice, BA (Bachelor’s Completion)
Azusa Pacific’s bachelor’s completion program in criminal justice is designed for transfer students who have at least 15 units and are interested in completing a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.
Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.