Justice Administration, Legal Studies Specialization, Legal Studies, B.A.

Program Locations

The Bachelor of Science in Justice Administration, Legal Studies is available at the following locations:

About this Program

The legal studies specialization within the administration of justice degree, is best suited for students wishing to pursue a career working in a police department, sheriff’s office, or local, state, or federal law enforcement agency.

The program takes a unique angle on the administration of justice degree through specialized studies. Courses include Administration of Justice, Preparation for Law School, Criminal Law, and many others.

Students participating in this program are also offered a wide range of hybrid classes, which allows them to complete coursework online and face-to-face while on campus. Students seeking an administration of justice degree, law enforcement specialization, must complete 30 semester hours in their major field, of which 24 must be upper-level credit.

Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts in Justice Administration, Legal  Studies Specialization requires 124 course hours. 30 hours of Justice Administration Law Enforcement courses are required.

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Faculty

The School of Behavioral and Social Sciences has a highly qualified and experienced faculty. 

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Careers

  • Anti-money laundering operations analyst
  • ATF agent
  • Bailiff
  • Background screening analyst
  • Computer forensic specialist
  • Conservation officer
  • Digital Forensics examiner
  • Federal Air Marshal
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent
  • Homicide Detective

School of Behavioral & Social Sciences Events

February 24, 2021

Chapel - Dananai Gardner, R...

ChapelSpeaker - Dananai Gardner, Racism in America More details to come, please check email.
11am - 12pm, Plainview Campus

February 26, 2021

Clinical Teaching first rot...

Clinical Teaching
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March 1, 2021

Clinical Teaching Second ro...

Clinical Teaching second rotation begins
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March 3, 2021

Chapel - Willson Lectures

ChapelWillson Lectures - speaker, Ernie Stevens More details to come, please check email for further information.
11am - 12pm, Plainview Campus

March 5, 2021

Midterm Deficiency Reports...

Midterm deficience reports are due.
8am - 4pm, Plainview Campus

March 10, 2021

Chapel - Creation Care

ChapelCreation Care
11am - 12pm, Plainview Campus

March 11, 2021

Third of Four Tuition and F...

Third of four (4) tuition and fees payments due for Spring 2021 Term
All Day Plainview Campus

March 17, 2021

Chapel - David Foster - Bib...

ChapelDavid Foster - Biblical Character, Samson
11am - 12pm, Plainview Campus

March 19, 2021

Last Day to Officially Drop...

Today is the last day to officially drop or withdraw with a "W".Be sure to see the University Registrar's office for details on what paperwork need...
8am - 4pm, Plainview Campus

March 21, 2021

WBUonline Spring 2 8-week S...

WBUonline Spring 2 8-week session registration ends.
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March 22, 2021

WBUonline Spring 2 8-week S...

WBUonline Spring 2 8-week session begins.
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March 24, 2021

No Class Day - Face-to-face...

No class dayFace-to-face classes will not meetOffices will be open
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