There are many careers available to people with criminal justice degrees. These career options extend beyond the commonly recognized police officer or social worker roles.

Discussion 1

There are many careers available to people with criminal justice degrees. These career options extend beyond the commonly recognized police officer or social worker roles.

After reading the required resources for this week, explain your plans for utilizing your Social and Criminal Justice degree from Ashford University. Consider this discussion board an opportunity for you to network with your classmates and help each other locate opportunities for future employment.

Guided Response: Your initial post should be 100-150 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts, by Day 7, by offering guidance and advice on their future career plans. Suggest additional career options your classmates have not yet considered.

 

Carefully review the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate this Discussion Thread.

 

Discussion 2

Reflect on your preparations for your Final Capstone Project “Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice System”.Detail at least one area of your research that either made you change a pre-existing position you held on a major criminal or social justice issue, or share something that surprised you in the course of your research. Explain why your viewpoints have changed and how you expect to use this new perspective in your career going forward.

 

To help guide your reflection, consider how your perspective has changed on the following topics: the effectiveness of the criminal justice system, your understanding of criminal theory, landmark federal court decisions, criminal justice issues, anti-terrorism laws, creation of a socially just society, and potential career opportunities.

Guided Response: Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts, by Day 7, by commenting on their research reflections and new perspectives. Consider how your new perspectives are similar or different to your classmates’ views.

 

Carefully review the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate this Discussion Thread.