Criminal Justice BS Degree
Be Ready to Serve and Lead in a Challenging, Fast-Growing Field
A criminal justice degree from The University of Texas at Tyler prepares you for a dynamic career in a wide-ranging and growing field.
Criminal justice career options range from positions in local police departments to federal jobs with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Homeland Security, the U.S. Customs Agency, CIA, FBI and private security opportunities.
- Recent graduates of UT Tyler’s criminal justice program ranked in the top 10% of all criminal justice graduates in a national test given to seniors.
- Our criminal justice graduates are highly sought after for positions in federal, state and county government.
Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice: Rigorous. Focused on Problem Solving and Critical Thinking.
- Examine the complex aspects of crime and criminal justice from the sociological, psychological, public policy, legal and practitioner perspectives.
- Pursue a curriculum based on recommendations of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, the national association that promotes criminal justice education, research and policy analysis.
- Complete a comprehensive capstone experience in which you develop a policy proposal to improve an existing program or solve a new problem.
- Intern in any field agency, law office or government agency to gain hands-on experience in your specific career interests.
- Network with criminal justice professionals from the East Texas region through the Criminal Justice Student Association which hosts frequent presentations by local agencies.
Chemistry Courses: Experimentation. Discovery.
Biochemistry I –
Explore chemistry and functions of biomolecules: proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids; bioenergetics of the cell; and protein synthesis.
Analytical Chemistry –
Study chemical equilibrium, pH and indicators; acid-base, oxidation-reduction and complex-formation reactions; calculations of analytical chemistry; reliability of measurements; and gravimetric and volumetric analysis.
Advanced Organic Chemistry
Examine the chemical basis of disease, medicine, drug action, drug design and drug synthesis.More about UT Tyler’s chemistry & biochemistry programs of study
For more information, check out the UT Tyler criminal justice program.