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LSC-University Park Criminal Justice Department

Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice Department at Lone Star College-University Park offers an Associate of Arts with a Field of Study in Criminal Justice.

The program prepares students to enter a variety of careers in the criminal justice system or transfer to a four-year university to continue working toward a Bachelor of Criminal Justice.

Students in the Criminal Justice program will receive cutting-edge classroom instruction blended with real-life scenarios. Hands-on educational experiences include investigating mock crime scenes, fingerprinting, handcuffing and participating in mock trials.

Courses include Introduction to Criminal Justice, Court Systems and Practices, Fundamentals of Criminal Law, and Correctional Systems and Practices.

Courses are taught by diverse, highly qualified faculty members and offered in face-to-face, fully online and hybrid formats. For those who need additional flexibility, LSC-University Park also offers some Criminal Justice courses in the evenings and Saturdays.

Methias Plank
Department Chair
Office: 12.624

Dave Gaer
Office: 12.603C

Jermaine Johnson, Ph.D.
Faculty Lead
Office: B12.726

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