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Criminology and Justice Studies

The Department of Law and Justice Studies

The Department of Law and Justice Studies houses Avila University's Criminology and Justice studies major, as well as minors in Criminology and Justice Studies and Sociology.  Whether a student is majoring or minoring in one of the department's programs, our mission is to provide students with an understanding of how the scientific method can be applied to crime and other social phenomena so as to provide students with the critical thinking skills necessary to successfully navigate an ever-changing complex social world.  

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Welcome Class of 2023

All first-year students are required to attend one SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising and Registration) event.

Your next opportunity is June 14, 2019.

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Commencement Activities

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Grads at 2019 Commencement

Congratulations Class of 2019!

To see photos from our celebration of the 102nd graduating class,

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Student Profile: Colin Hendricks

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Colin Hendricks

Turning Avila experiences into a position as a user experience (UX) designer in the Cerner Business Apprenticeship program. 
Read more about Colin's experiences here.  

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