SCCJ Mission Statement

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice prepares students for professional and research careers in criminal justice, criminology and related fields by applying multidisciplinary and comparative social science to understand, predict and explain crime and contribute to the development of public policy within urban communities. Using an active learning approach, the School seeks to develop its students intellectually and ethically, while providing them with a keen appreciation for the complexities of crime, and public and private efforts to make communities safer and ensure justice.

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SCCJ Class of 2015 Senior Ceremony

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is please to announce the Senior Ceremony for graduating Criminal Justice students will take place on May 5, 2015 in the Curry Ballroom.


Omega Epsilon Criminal Justice Honor Society Induction Ceremony

The Criminal Justice Honor’s Society, Omega Epsilon Chapter, will be inducting its newest members to the society on Tuesday April 14, 2015 at 6:00pm in 444-448 Curry Student Center. Dr. Simon...