The criminology and criminal justice program is for students who want to understand the causes of crime, the role of criminal justice agencies in the control of crime, and the consequences of crime.
In terms of the different jobs you can do, military sciences are pretty broad. You will probably choose to take either the theoretical route or the technical route, depending on what floats your boat/submarine/destroyer/aircraft carrier.
If you want to get into the theory side of things, you will effectively be working in what's known as military intelligence . Yep, that's right you might be doing a similar job to that of Neil Patrick Harris in Starship Troopers. You could look into becoming a military theorist or researcher, where you d be focusing your efforts on military tactics, strategies and administration. This is all about being a logical thinker!
Alternatively, you could be working as an engineer or laboratory technician. You might be designing weapons, military vehicles, radar systems, handheld communication devices and other military paraphernalia.
There's also a huge educational branch of military sciences, which a lot of people choose to get into. Everyone has to learn their knowledge from somewhere and unfortunately watching hours and hours of Dad's Army or M*A*S*H can only do so much.
If you have a passion for passing your knowledge on to other people, you could seek work as a military science instructor. These guys work for universities or army training academies and educate the new crop of military scientists and officers.
They will learn sociological, psychological, biological and economic explanations for individual crime as well as differences in crime across neighborhoods, states, countries and over time. They will learn the history, legal issues and current practices of crime control via police agencies, the court system, prisons, probation and parole. These topics are delivered by top-ranking research faculty who offer students hands-on research opportunities and by experienced criminal justice professionals with intimate knowledge of the daily realities of crime and criminals. Students are encouraged to take advantage of internship opportunities in more than 200 agencies, study abroad programs, and flexible course scheduling offered in-person, online and across multiple campuses.
Programme Structure Courses include: Introduction to Criminal Justice Humanities, Arts and Design Criminal Justice Crime Control Policies and Practices Introduction to Criminology Courts and Sentencing Statistical Analysis Research Methods Gender, Crime, and Criminal Justice
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Tucson and Yuma Students: ASU has a pathway that allows students to complete the ASU Transfer Admission Guarantee in criminology and criminal justice, a prescribed sequence of courses that meets the requirements for the community college's Associate of Arts degree and the lower-division requirements for the ASU Bachelor of Science in criminal justice and criminology. Upon completion of the TAG, students will complete the remaining requirements for ASU's bachelor's program. Visit https://transfer.asu.edu/ for more information about ASU degrees offered at local community colleges. This program may also accept transfer credit in lieu of a TAG agreement. Please contact the department for details.
English Entry Requirement
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.