These are complex issues, but we make sure you have the faculty expertise and broad range of learning opportunities to prepare you to make essential contributions to the field and to society.
Our majors have special study-abroad opportunities, such as traveling to Japan, China, Washington D.C., the Netherlands and Belgium.
We offer plenty of collaborative research opportunities with faculty. Through classes such as Judicial Processes, Methods of Social Research, and Criminalization of Mental Illness, your coursework covers all aspects of the field.
Our faculty are noted scholars and recognized experts who have practical experience in the criminal justice system.
In CRM 3350 Policing in American Society, you'll understand the principles and processes of the police force as a part of the criminal justice decision network. You'll explore the value conflicts which are inherent in police decisions and issues related to crime control in democratic society.
There is always something interesting happening at Florida Southern.
Journalist Jason L. Riley, known for his controversial books on immigration and race...
Professor Risdon Slate, who has waged a courageous battle against the unjust treatment ...
Florida Southern College nursing, English and criminology students are joining together...
My goal is to illuminate a path that my students will follow during the course of their college career and when they enter the workforce. Along this path I hope my students will encounter and collect the following attributes: knowledge, enthusiasm, and critical thought. The college experience should offer students the opportunity to become open to new ideas, experiences, and beliefs regarding their chosen field of study.
Located in the City of Lakeland, near the county seat in Bartow, Florida, and within driving distance of Orlando and Tampa, FSC is perfectly situated for criminal justice internships at the local, state and federal level.
Chair of Criminology and Sociology