Justice Systems Major

As a justice systems major at Truman, you discover how to navigate the components that make up the justice systems while learning the basics of criminal justice: law enforcement, criminal law and the courts, corrections, and criminology.

In addition to the Bachelor of Science degree in justice systems, Truman offers a justice systems minor and a forensic science minor.

Supportive Learning Environment

With our small classes, you develop strong relationships with your peers and get to know your professors — your future guides and mentors. Truman provides the perfect setting to hone your critical-thinking, problem-solving, writing and presentation skills as you pursue the more interesting questions.

Criminal Justice Careers

When you pursue a justice systems degree, you build a strong foundation for abroad range of fields. Some of the most popular fields include criminal justice, juvenile justice, probation or parole, and social work law enforcement. And it also prepares you for further study in graduate or law school.

Internships

News

Professor’s Book Looks at Cultural Change in ChileProfessor’s Book Looks at Cultural Change in Chile

October 14, 2019

Anton Daughters, associate professor of anthropology, recently published his book “Memories of Earth and Sea.” The book examines Chile’s Chiloé Archipelago and a unique case of culture change and rapid industrialization in the 20th century. Since the arrival of the first European settlers in the late 1500s, Chiloé was given little attention by colonial and … Read More

Hannah: Internship at Lewelling Quaker MuseumHannah: Internship at Lewelling Quaker Museum

August 7, 2019

This summer, I interned at the Lewelling Quaker Museum in Salem, Iowa. The museum is dedicated to the Lewelling family, the Underground Railroad, and the Quaker faith. I have met hundreds of people from all over the country and from other continents. It has truly been an eye-opening experience for me. —Hannah Feehan (Sociology/Anthropology major, … Read More

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SAB Presents: Gingerbread House Making
December 5 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
SAB presents: Holiday Lights
December 5 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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