College of Criminal Justice - Curriculum Description
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINOLOGY
The field of Criminology is a study of crime and the various agencies of justice as they operate and react to crime, criminals and victims.
The program aims to:
- Foster the values of leadership, integrity, accountability and responsibility while serving their fellowmen, community and country;
- Prepare the students for careers in crime prevention, law enforcement, scientific crime detection and correctional administration;
- Encourage research and inquiry on the nature, causes, treatment or punishment of criminal behavior and how criminal justice agencies respond to crime, criminals and victims.
The B.S. Criminology has a total of 191 units and takes 4 years to complete. The program is comprised of the General Education components, professional courses and practicum (On-the-Job Training and/or Community Immersion).
B.S. Criminology students will undergo internship or on-the-job training and community immersion for one (1) semester on the fourth year of the program.
A graduate of B.S. Criminology needs to pass the Criminologists Licensure Examination in order to practice as a criminologist in the Philippines. The examination is given by the Board of Criminology under the supervision of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).
- Sociology of Crimes and Ethics
- Law Enforcement Administration
- Crime Detection and Investigation
- Questioned Document
- Police Photography
- Criminal Law and Jurisprudence
- Correctional Administration
Graduates of Criminology will have the following career opportunities in:
- Social Worker
- Correctional Treatment Specialist
- Probation Officer
- Police Officer
- Fraud Investigator
- Claims Adjuster
- Fingerprint Examiner
- Questioned Document Examiner / Verifier
- Polygraph Examiner
- Security Officer / Consultant / Training Officer