Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (BACJ)
Programs in Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice is a broad and increasingly interdisciplinary field. The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (BACJ) program utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to capture both the academic liberal arts emphasis and the professional and policy knowledge required to educate criminal justice professionals.
Resources for BACJ Students
Program Information and DetailsLearn about the program
BACJ Admissions & Tuition
BACJ Program FormsExplore resources useful to you
- Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Brochure
- UCCS SPA General Undergraduate Academic Policies
- Certificate Declaration Form - Undergraduate Certificate in Homeland Security
- Petition for Independent Study Form
BACJ Internship & Agency Internship FormsInternship information and more
BACJ Internship Forms
Agency Internship Forms
- CAPS - Community Advancing Public Safety Intern Application
- Domestic Violence Fast Track Advocate Application
- Internship Agency Form - Required for UCCS Documentation Purposes
- El Paso County Sheriff's Office Internship Application
- District Attorney's Office Application for Volunteer Assignment
- Gaylen Johnson Law Firm
- Probation Department Internship Application Form
- Probation Department Release Form
- Manitou Springs Police Department
- Department of Revenue Underage Compliance Application
Homeland Security Internship Forms
BACJ Student Groups and OrganizationsBecome involved on campus and with SPA by joining our student groups
- Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society (Criminal Justice)
- American Criminal Justice Association (ACJA)
- Law Society
- Mock Trial
Visit our Opportunities page for a full list of opportunities for current students.
Students who complete the BACJ will:
Be able to draw on multiple disciplines and research traditions to identify and understand the social and behavioral contributors to crime and delinquency.
Have effective critical thinking and oral and written communication skills.
Have a comprehensive understanding of the institutions in criminal justice system and how politics and policy making affect these institutions.
Have a comprehensive knowledge of the ethical concerns of the criminal justice field.
Understand how perceptions of the criminal justice system vary cross-culturally and how such differences influence policy and public perception.
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