The College of Public and International Affairs B.A. in Criminal Justice and Human Security degree allows students interested in pursuing a career in criminal justice to develop expertise in the international dimensions of public safety. Students in the degree may choose from one of three areas of concentration:
The degree requires two years of college-level study of a foreign language or demonstrated working competency in a foreign language. In addition to Spanish and French, students have the option of choosing from Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Russian.
Interested students also have the option of earning a Masters degree in Business Administration or in Global Development and Peace by completing a fifth year of study beyond the normal years.
UB Criminal Justice track students are also encouraged to take courses in Martial Arts.
Internships with law enforcement agencies are also available.
Purpose and Objectives
The B.A. in Criminal Justice & Human Security has the following objectives: