The present and future needs of U.S. society require greater numbers of highly educated people in criminal justice agencies at all levels of government. Criminal justice employers demand applicants who have had professional education. There is considerable interest among criminal justice practitioners to increase professionalism through education. The curriculum provides quality criminal justice education and prepares students interested in the study of police, law enforcement, probation and parole, corrections, juvenile agency work, criminal justice administration, and private/corporate security. Course offerings within these professional fields are related to other programs at the University, including human services, business, and the social sciences.