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Southern Oregon University

The Criminology and Criminal Justice Department fosters critical thinking, communication, diverse perspectives, and ethical practices relating to crime and justice issues at local, national, and global levels.

 

Knowledge Outcome #1

Students will be able to explain how constitutional limitations, cultural norms and values,
and other factors influence the administration of justice

Knowledge Outcome #2 Students will be able to identify and compare different criminal justice systems and
its components.
Knowledge Outcome #3 Students will differentiate between biological, sociological, cultural, and psychological
motivations for committing crimes and be able to explain how these motivations differ
in their impact upon the individual and society.
Skill Outcome #1 Students will be able to communicate effectively using writing, speech, active listening,
and/or group work.
Skill Outcome #2 Students will think abstractly by selecting information (or a situation), identifying a pattern,
and comparing it with other information (or situations).
Skill Outcome #3 Students will be able to access and use information resources effectively and ethically.
Dispositional Outcome #1 Students will demonstrate belief in or commitment to the importance of a deep,
current and broad-based knowledge of the criminal justice system.
Dispositional Outcome #2 Students will demonstrate an understanding of ethical practices in the workplace.
Dispositional Outcome #3 Students will engage in civic activities in their communities.