View Syllabus Undergraduate Thesis Bachelor of Science in Social Science

The Pacific Cambria University’s Bachelor of Science program in Social Science, with a concentration in Criminal Justice, offers a curriculum which engages students in issues relevant to the Criminal Justice system, its functions and operations, its strengths and weaknesses, its links to other social issues in contemporary society. Areas of study include policing, criminal law, corrections, and applied analysis of crime and justice in America. Throughout the learning experience, students analyze and apply the tools of effective decision-making and problem-solving, as related to Criminal Justice, while developing a fundamental understanding of processes, procedures and pertinent social phenomena. Both the theoretical underpinnings and practical dimensions of the criminal justice system and its co-extensive social and societal dimensions are explored. Graduates will be prepared to: analyze the operations, policies and procedures within the criminal justice system; recognize trends in crime and criminal behavior along with methods of prevention and treatment; analyze theories related to deviance and critique the effectiveness of their practical application to behavioral change; demonstrate a cohesive base of skills, techniques and principles related to the practice of criminal justice; and compare and contrast (when applicable) international and cross-cultural approaches to crime and prevention; access, interpret and apply criminal justice research findings to the analysis and assessment of situational events.

  • Apply critical thinking and reasoning skills to identify problems and to develop problem-solving abilities within the business context.
  • Develop potential, enabling them to face the future with confidence and determination.
  • Prepare for leadership and service within a broad spectrum of business and business-related arenas.
  • Acquire the tools specific to business processes and procedures and the capacity to understand the principal theory, significance and practical applications related thereto.
  • Develop a solid understanding of the functional components of business - economics, marketing, accounting, finance, law, management, thus enabling the graduate to assume managerial trainee and like positions, in which they will have the occasion to grow and develop further.
  • Apply theoretical knowledge to the solution of real-life (field related) problems both individually and through teamwork within the context of a variety of active learning environments.
  • Develop strong communication skills with due emphasis on the tools of effective writing.

Graduates in Administration will be suitably prepared to assume management trainee positions in the corporate sector, in industry, in government, in other professional arenas – or, alternatively, to assume enhanced responsibilities within the context of a currently-held position. Those who so elect will be academically prepared to pursue graduate studies in business or in a wide array of related disciplines.

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Graduates in Administration will be suitably prepared to assume management trainee positions in the corporate sector, in industry, in government, in other professional arenas – or, alternatively, to assume enhanced responsibilities within the context of a currently-held position. Those who so elect will be academically prepared to pursue graduate studies in business or in a wide array of related disciplines.

Study and Discover

  • Our courses give a great exposure to students to a great number of researches and latest technological advancement.
  • Studying at PCU encourages innovative and self-governing thinking of students and professionals.


  • PCU offers accredited degree programs to working adults globally. Our programs are accredited to ensure that our students are accepted and recognized globally through their academics.

  • PCU faculty comprises some of the brightest minds in academics as well as industry. These leaders have devoted their time and expertise to the university to design a curriculum that supports the busy life styles of today's working adults.

  • Our intensive focused programs provide the opportunity for you to explore specific topics in-depth on a daily basis. We provide you the flexibility to design your own academic schedule.