Bachelor of Science In Criminology
Are you interested in human behaviors associated with crime and forensics? Or exploring how science can be used to help solve crimes? Choose Criminology, choose JMC!
The Bachelor of Science in Criminology is an undergraduate academic program that provides students with a comprehensive understanding of crime, criminal behavior, law enforcement, and the criminal justice system. It is designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue a career in the fields of criminology, criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections, and related areas.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Criminology program are prepared for various career opportunities in the criminal justice system, law enforcement agencies, private security, and related fields. Potential job roles include:
- Law Enforcement Officer
- Crime Analyst
- Criminal Investigator
- Probation Officer
- Correctional Officer
- Juvenile Justice Specialist
- Victim Advocate
- Forensic Science Technician
- Intelligence Analyst
- Legal Assistant
Agencies and institutions that employ
The Philippine National Police (PNP)
The Bureau of Jail Management & Penology (BJMP)
The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)
The Armed Forces of the Philippines(AFP)
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)
The Security Industry as security officers, security guards, private
Detectives or investigators and many law enforcement agencies…
Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in Criminology program, students are expected to achieve the following learning outcomes:
Understanding of Criminological Theories: Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of various criminological theories and perspectives that explain criminal behavior, including classical, biological, psychological, sociological, and critical theories.
Knowledge of Criminal Justice System: Exhibit a strong knowledge of the structure, functions, and operations of the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, courts, and corrections.
Analytical and Critical Thinking Skills: Develop the ability to critically analyze complex criminological issues, evaluate evidence, and apply logical reasoning to understand the causes of crime and develop effective solutions.
Ethical Awareness: Recognize and apply ethical principles and standards when dealing with criminal justice issues, understanding the importance of fairness, justice, and respect for human rights in the criminal justice process.
Proficiency in Criminal Investigation Techniques: Acquire practical skills in criminal investigation, crime scene analysis, evidence collection, and interview techniques to support effective law enforcement and case resolution.
Knowledge of Forensic Science: Gain a basic understanding of forensic science principles and techniques used in crime scene analysis and evidence examination.
Understanding of Juvenile Justice: Develop an awareness of the unique challenges and approaches in dealing with juvenile offenders and strategies for juvenile rehabilitation and prevention.
Research Skills: Develop research competencies, including the ability to conduct empirical studies, analyze data, and critically evaluate existing criminological research.
Effective Communication: Demonstrate proficient written and oral communication skills to convey complex criminological concepts, prepare reports, and interact effectively with diverse stakeholders.
Collaboration and Teamwork: Work effectively as part of a team, demonstrating interpersonal skills and cooperation necessary for collaboration with colleagues in the criminal justice system.
Knowledge of Criminal Law: Exhibit a solid understanding of criminal law principles, including the elements of various offenses and legal defenses.
Awareness of Societal Issues: Recognize the broader social, cultural, and economic factors influencing crime and the criminal justice system and appreciate the need for evidence-based policies to address these issues.
Practical Application of Criminal Justice Concepts: Apply criminological knowledge and skills to real-world scenarios, such as crime prevention, victim assistance, and the development of crime reduction strategies.
Professional Development: Cultivate professional attitudes and behaviors, including a commitment to lifelong learning, staying current with developments in the field, and adhering to professional ethics.
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