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With a degree in Criminal Justice from CSU Bakersfield

CSUB’s Criminal Justice Department offers coursework for individuals who are interested in understanding the causes, responses, and impact of crime on communities. Students learn about the criminal justice system’s place in society, its development through time, and how society’s views towards crime and punishment have shaped the system’s actions, values, philosophies, and resources.

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Criminal Justice is designed to provide the student with familiarity in the major components of the U.S. criminal justice system, including law enforcement, prosecution, courts, and corrections. CSUB also offers a minor in Criminal Justice.

Additionally, majors and non-majors have the opportunity to take elective courses on ethics, drugs, prisoners’ and victims’ rights, white collar crime, and terrorism, as well as classes addressing race gender, crime, and justice.

Please click on the links at left for more information about the Criminal Justice Department at CSUB.




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Department of Criminal Justice

Department of Criminal Justice

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA  93311-1022 

Phone:  (661) 654-2433
Fax:      (661) 654-2627
Email:    lmcquin@csub.edu
Office:   Dorothy Donahoe Hall C114