CRIMINOLOGY

 

 

 

 

 

 Vision Statement

A leading College of Criminology dedicated to enhancing public safety, peace and order and justice through quality education.

 

Mission Statement

To provide the community with Criminology graduates who are professionally competent and morally upright who can deliver efficient service in enhancing public safety and administering criminal justice effectively for the promotion of peace and order in society.

 

 

Program Description

The field of criminology is the study of crime and the various agencies of justice as they operate and react to crime, criminals and victims. It is therefore the mission  of the Criminology program to provide the community with professionally competent and morally upright graduates who can deliver efficient and effective services in crime prevention, crime detection and investigation, law enforcement, public safety, custody and rehabilitation of offenders, criminological research, among others.

Higher Education institutions (HEIs) offering the Criminology program are envisioned as significant educational institutions actively and continually involved in producing graduates who have the knowledge, skills, attitude and values in addressing the problem of criminality in the country and the character and competence to meet the challenges of globalization in the field of criminology.

Program Goals

The program aims to:

  • Encourage research and inquiry on the nature, causes, treatment or punishment of criminal behavior and how criminal justice agencies function and respond to crime, criminals and victims.
  • Prepare the students for careers in crime prevention, law enforcement, scientific crime detection, correctional administration, public safety and allied fields;
  • Foster the values of leadership, integrity, accountability and responsibility while serving their fellowmen, community and country.

 

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the BS Criminology program equipped with relevant knowledge, skills, attitude and values shall be able to:

  1. a) Conduct criminology related research on crimes, crime causation, victims, and offenders to include deviant behavior
  2. b) Internalize the concepts of human rights and victim welfare
  3. c) Demonstrate competence and broad understanding in law enforcement administration, public safety and criminal justice.
  4. d) Utilize Criminalistics or forensic science in the investigation and detection of crime;
  5. e) Apply the principles and jurisprudence of criminal law, evidence and criminal procedure;
  6. f) Ensure offenders’ welfare and development for their re-integration to the community.

 

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Foster the values of leadership, integrity, accountability and responsibility while serving their fellowmen community and country;
  2. Prepare the students for careers in crime prevention, law enforcement, scientific crime detection and correctional administration serving their fellowmen community and country;
  3. Encourage research and inquiry on the nature, causes treatment or punishment of criminal behavior and how criminal justice agencies respond to crime, criminal and victims.

Specific professions and allied fields/careers/ occupation for graduates

A graduate of BS-Criminology is prepared for careers in the following fields, among others:

  1. Criminological Research
  2. Scientific crime detection and investigation
  3. Crime Prevention
  4. Law Enforcement
  5. Correctional Administration
  6. Public Safety
  7. Security Management
  8. Criminalistics
  9. Academe

 

 


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PACUCOA Level 1 Accredited

 

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