Criminal Justice

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Build a career in criminal justice.

How many classes talk about American street gangs or Jamaican posses? Or crime in Brazilian favelas? Our professors are serious crime experts with first-person research in some of the most complex, interesting – and sometimes dangerous – places in the world. Keep an eye on the news – it might be a topic for discussion in tomorrow’s class.

What are some potential careers?
  • Police Departments
  • Corrections Departments
  • Medical Examination
What courses would I take?
  • Intro to Criminal Justice
  • Forensic Sociology
  • Gangsters
What else can I do?
  • Develop friendships in the Criminal Justice Honors Society
  • Listen to speakers discuss contemporary topics in the Criminal Justice Club
  • Get involved with the “Help Darfur Now” chapter
  • Develop your skills on the job through our internship program
  • Get research and presentation experience through University College Day
What could I minor in?
Where are students now?
  • Working in local law enforcement in Fort Worth, Dallas and Denton police departments
  • Working in police departments including the New York and Los Angeles – across the country
  • Investigators for federal organizations like the FBI
  • Protecting the borders with the U.S. Border Patrol
  • Attending graduate schools like UNT, TCU, UT Arlington and the University of Texas
 
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Admissions & Aid

Location: Baker-Martin House
Phone: 817-531-4422
Toll Free: 800-580-8980
admissions@txwes.edu

Office Hours

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8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Contact Us:
1201 Wesleyan Street
Fort Worth, TX 76105

817-531-4444
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