NEXT START DATES

ONLINE
Online: 8/28/2018
Admission Deadline: 8/20/2018
GRADUATE ONLINE
Online: 8/28/18
Admission Deadline: 8/17/18

Program Overview

Curriculum / Courses

  • + PSY 325 -Social Psychology
  • This course examines individual behaviors within the context of one’s society. It is a study of how people think, influence, and relate to one another. Components of these behaviors studied in this course include attitudes, beliefs, prejudices, aggression, leadership, altruism, conformity, attraction, persuasion, and stereotypes.
  • + CJS 330 -Law Enforcement and Corrections
  • This course reviews contemporary institutional and community-based correctional systems including jails, prisons, probation, parole, and alternative sanctioning. The course examines how punishment justifications impact the policy and procedures in juvenile and adult correctional systems. Specific attention is given to identification of evidence-based practices and programs in all aspects of the corrections system.
  • + CJS 350 -Criminology and Social Deviance
  • Criminology and Social Deviance explores the social and psychological influences on criminal behavior. Current theories that attempt to explain the causes of illegal behavior will be examined, including violent crime, media (video game, TV) influence, gangs and group deviance, white collar crime, and "victimless" crime. Attention will be given to understanding criminal behavior as multifactorial within the context of a biblical worldview.
  • + CJS 370 -Juvenile Law & Delinquency
  • Juvenile Law & Delinquency focuses on the unique challenges of working with youth within the criminal justice system. Theories that seek to explain juvenile delinquency, including the nature and extent of illegal behavior will be explored, while also considering the significant role of media violence. The justice process for juveniles will be critiqued, highlighting the structure and function of juvenile justice, probation, detention, parole, diversion for child offenders and the roles of family and social institutions in addressing illegal juvenile behavior. A biblical worldview will be promoted in responding to juvenile delinquency.
  • TOTAL CREDITS: 12

THE MORE YOU KNOW

OUR MISSION

Graduating Godly Individuals Prepared to Serve Christ in Church and Society.

OUR CORE VALUES

Bible Centered

Grace Theology

Ministry Focused

Transformational Relationships

OUR VISION

To be a vibrant University exalting Jesus Christ, preparing culturally intelligent students for diverse careers in the global marketplace.

STATEMENT OF FAITH

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What makes Grace unique is the unified mind, heart, and soul to be the salt and light of Christ in tangible ways both here and in our communities. I have been here for almost three years in the online course and have truly LOVED every minute of it. If you’re looking for a holistic college, Grace Bible College is for you!!

~Deanna Walsh

- Online Student LOVED Grace