College of Criminal Justice and Sciences
The College of Criminal Justice and Sciences (CCJS) aims to produce highly skilled, proficient and competent graduates imbued with values and desirable characters, particularly in the areas of criminology, community development, development communication and environmental science.
- Bachelor of Science in Criminology
- Bachelor of Science Community Development
- Bachelor of Science in Development Communication
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
- Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement Administration
- Bachelor of Science in Industrial Security Management
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINOLOGY (BS Criminology)
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;
Graduates of BS Criminology may pursue a career path in university settings, research institutions, prison facilities, or law enforcement agencies. They may apply as police patrol officer, forensic photographer, court peace officer, discipline officer, or an investigator.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (BSCD)
The BSCD program aims to provide decision-making skills, resource management capability, and positive students with the knowledge, analytical/ attitudes needed to conduct studies/ researches in community development; and enables them to become critically adept with theoretical and practical initiative in resolving development problems and issues
Graduates of BS in Community Development may employed as community development officer, project development officer, community organizer, project manager in a government and non-government organization, development planner, consultant, project development officer, training officer, social researcher, child welfare officer, community education coordinator, economic development director, or a social services administrator, rural and urban development planner.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION (BSDevCom)
This program aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed in teaching, managing, and implementing communication programs for development.
Graduates of this program may find employment as public and corporate communication/information officers, social science and communication researchers/analysts, communication/media planners and managers, program/project development officers, media practitioners, learning system designers, multimedia designers, and in the allied/related professions.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (BSES)
The program aims to expose students in an integrated way to environmental processes and phenomena, as well as environmental issues, from the perspective of the natural sciences. It aims to train them to recognize and understand the natural environment, how humans affect the environment, and how the environment impacts on society. The BS ES graduates should be:
- Equipped with sufficient knowledge on the scientific theories and techniques needed to monitor and understand environmental quality;
- Able to integrate and apply the various disciplines towards the understanding of environmental problems;
- Articulate and in-depth knowledge regarding relevant local, regional and global environmental issues; and,
- Able to employ a rational structured approach to solving environmental problems.
BSES graduates can be employed at the entry-level of science positions. They can engage in work related to air, soil and water quality management, energy and resource management, planning and design, waste management and environmental assessment. In particular, they can work as environmental impact assessors, environmental officers, conservation and resource management staff, project planning and assessment and program/project/technical personnel in private companies, non-government organizations and government agencies.