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.

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A Meaningful ExperienceA Meaningful Experience

December 11, 2019

Aly Zuhler, Sociology/Anthropology Senior Reflects on Her Time at Truman   I think that every class I have taken at Truman has encouraged me to think critically and work hard in everything that I do. I have talked to friends at different universities, and even though many times I have been jealous of their lighter … Read More

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

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