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College of Criminology

College of Arts and Sciences

This page was updated July 17, 2008.




The Institute of Criminology of the University of Northern Philippines was established in School Year 1976-77. The course, Bachelor of Science in Criminology is focused of the different criminological sciences, law enforcement administration, law (criminal laws) correctional philosophies and practices, probation, defence tactics, trends in the criminal justice system, and other relevant fields of criminology.

B.S. Criminology is a four-year course. The curriculum is work oriented. What are incorporated in the curriculum are subjects chosen on the basis of actual needs and priorities to make the curriculum responsive to the manpower requirements of law enforcement as well as in private organization requiring police service, a day-to-day concern, a person-to-person, and person-to-community involvement, in which social mores, needs and problems come into full play.

The restricted curriculum, as approved by the MECS, thru implementing order No. 22, s. 1983, has been the product of and joint thinking and efforts of the NAPOLCOM, PC/INP, BHE and the presidents and deans of criminology schools.

The course B.S. Criminology has the following opportunities.

GENERAL:
1. To enable the students to acquire the basic and technical knowledge and skills in organization, administration and operations of public or private law enforcement in order to raise service professionalism and efficiency so that peace and order may be maintained more effectively.
2. To prepare the students for careers in crime prevention, law enforcement and scientific crime detection work.
3. To provide the students with a bread cultural background and an understanding of constitutional guarantees and due process of law in so far as it affects the total administration of justice.
4. To foster higher concepts of citizenry and leadership and understanding of one’s moral and legal responsibilities to his fellowmen, the community and his country.
5. To encourage research and inquiry along the field of criminal justice, criminology, corrections, police sciences, Fire Technology and Social Defense.

 

General Oppurtunities

  1.  To enable the students to acquire the basic and technical knowledge and skill in organization, administration and operations public or private law enforcement in order to raise service professionalism and efficiency so that peace and order may be maintained more effectively.
  2. To prepare the students for careers in crime prevention, law enforcement and scientific crime detection work.
  3. To provide students with a bread cultural background and understanding of  constitutional guarantees and due process law in so far as it affects the total administration of justice.
  4. To foster higher concepts of citizenry and leadership and understanding of one’s moral and legal responsibilities to his fellowmen the community and his country.
  5. To encourage research and inquiry along the filed of criminal justice, criminology, correction, police sciences, fire technology and social defense.

Employment Oppurtunities

Graduate of this course are given a Licensure Examination by the Professional Regulation Commission and after passing the Examination the Registered Criminologist is qualifies to act in the following capacities:

  1. As professors, instructors or teachers in criminology in any university, college or school duly recognized by the government, teachers in any of the following subjects:  a . law enforcement administration; b. criminal; c. correction administration; d. crime sociology and allied subjects, and other technical and specialized subjects in the criminology curriculum provided by the Department Education.
  2. As law enforcement  administrator, executive, adviser, consultant or agent in any government or private agency.
  3. As technician in dactyloscopy, ballistics, questioned documents, police photography, lie detection, forensic chemistry and scientific aspects of crime detection.
  4. As correctional administrators, executive, supervisors, working officers in any correctional and penal institutions. 
  5. As counselors, experts advisers, researchers in any government and private agency in any aspects of criminal researches or project involving the causes of crimes, juvenile delinquency, treatments of offenders, police operations, law enforcement administration scientific criminal investigations or public welfare administration.
  6. As mentors or officers of the PC/INP.
  7. They can avail the lateral entry in any law enforcement agencies as an officer with the lowest rank of Lieutenant.

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