WEBVTT 00:00:00.000 --> 00:00:04.000 Music. 00:00:04.000 --> 00:00:14.000 Hi, I'm Steve Gibbons, a Criminal Justice professor here at Western. I'm proud to tell you about our Criminal Justice degrees and certificate programs. 00:00:14.000 --> 00:00:23.000 At WOU, you can pursue a Bachelors of Arts, a Bachelors of Science, and a Masters degree in Criminal Justice. 00:00:23.000 --> 00:00:30.000 We offer a minor in Homeland Security and Community Preparedness and in Forensic Anthropology. 00:00:30.000 --> 00:00:35.000 You can also earn a certificate in Homeland Security and Community Preparedness. 00:00:35.000 --> 00:00:41.000 Our combination of a strong liberal arts curriculum and a rigorous set of core classes, 00:00:41.000 --> 00:00:45.000 makes WOU's Criminal Justice program an excellent choice. 00:00:45.000 --> 00:00:49.000 We are a public university where people care about one another. 00:00:49.000 --> 00:00:56.000 All our classes are taught by faculty like myself, not graduate teaching assistants. 00:00:56.000 --> 00:00:61.000 In fact, our student to faculty ratio is 18:1. 00:01:01.000 --> 00:01:06.000 We encourage our students to meet with us one on one if they have any questions. 00:01:06.000 --> 00:01:13.000 And to use other free campus resources such as the math and writing center. 00:01:13.000 --> 00:01:18.000 Criminal Justice is an exciting field with a variety of career opportunities. 00:01:18.000 --> 00:01:24.000 Getting a four year degree means you'll be prepared to succeed in a number of occupations. 00:01:24.000 --> 00:01:32.000 Graduates have the option of working in the private sector as private investigators, security officers, or service providers. 00:01:32.000 --> 00:01:42.000 Or in the public sector as law enforcement or corrections agents, administrators and managers in the adult and juvenile justice systems. 00:01:42.000 --> 00:01:52.000 With a Forensic Anthropology minor, students work with skeletal remains and learn how to determine the age, sex, and stature of the individual. 00:01:52.000 --> 00:01:57.000 Advanced courses include data collection methods and restorative justice. 00:01:57.000 --> 00:01:61.000 Students can also learn motivational interviewing techniques. 00:02:01.000 --> 00:02:13.000 In addition, the Criminal Justice Department sponsors an annual career fair where students can meet industry professionals, ask questions, and make connections before graduation. 00:02:13.000 --> 00:02:16.000 Receiving the Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice... 00:02:16.000 --> 00:02:20.000 I encourage you to take a tour of Western. 00:02:20.000 --> 00:02:24.000 Sit in on a class and meet faculty and students. 00:02:24.000 --> 00:02:29.000 Our campus is beautiful, safe, and easy to navigate. 00:02:29.000 --> 00:02:35.000 And remember, you're always welcome at Western, especially in the Criminal Justice program. 00:02:36.000 --> 00:02:42.000 Music.