Criminal Justice | Casper College, Wyoming

Criminal Justice

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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:

Interested in online learning?

All or a portion of the courses in this program may be available online.

Learn more about online programs and courses at Casper College.

Attending your dream university starts right here at CC

A transfer agreement is available for this degree.

Students who choose CC for their first two years of college are prepared to transfer and finish their degrees anywhere in the world. Learn how you can earn a bachelor's, master's, or even your doctorate through one of our university partnerships with schools from across the country. View our university partnerships and transfer agreements.

Contact

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 Sciences
Office: LH 166
307-268-2221