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The Criminal Justice Department offers a curriculum which provides a liberal education and attempts to develop the qualities that are desirable for employment in the criminal justice fields: communication capabilities, intelligence, tolerance, self discipline and respect for constitutional values.

It also develops professional qualities within those students currently employed with a criminal justice agency, and it provides a general knowledge about the successes and failures of America's criminal justice system.

Non-majors are also encouraged to enroll in criminal justice classes as electives.

The Criminal Justice Department offers a curriculum which provides a liberal education and attempts to develop the qualities that are desirable for employment in the criminal justice fields: communication capabilities, intelligence, tolerance, self discipline and respect for constitutional values. It also develops professional qualities within those students currently employed with a criminal justice agency, and it provides a general knowledge about the successes and failures of America's criminal justice system.

The A.A.S. degree in criminal justice offers a curriculum which provides a focused education, preparing the student to pursue a career after graduation from Casper College.

The A.A. degree prepares the student to pursue a baccalaureate degree at locations such as the University of Wyoming or through our University Partnerships program.

Casper's size and central location allow criminal justice students exposure to more courtroom trials, Casper Police and Sheriff's Departments, Federal agencies, the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy.

Degree info

For requirements and more information about this program, view its listings in the course catalog:

Contact

Art Washut
Department Head
307-268-2711
LH 164

Academic Assistant, School of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Office: LH 166
307-268-2368
Department Chair;
Criminal Justice Instructor
Office: LH 164
307-268-2711
Dean, School of Social and Behavioral Science
Office: LH 166
307-268-2221