Bachelor of Science in Criminology

Bachelor of Science in


The Bachelor of Science in Criminology (BSCrim) program is the study of crime and the various agencies of justice as they operate and react to crime, criminals and victims. It is therefore the mission of the BSCrim program to provide the community with professionally competent and morally upright graduates who can deliver efficient and effective services in crime prevention, crime detection and investigation, law enforcement, public safety, custody and rehabilitation of offenders, criminological research among others.

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the BSCrim program shall:

1 Pursue a Career in Criminology or Law Enforcement;Competent and equipped with research-based knowledge
2 Demonstrate Professionalism and Competence in Criminological Practices;Ethical, critical thinker, and problem solver
3 Engage in Lifelong Learning and Research in Criminology; andLife-long learner
4 Exhibit Leadership, Teamwork, and Commitment in Criminal Justice Organizations.Collaborative and with leadership skills
  • Program Outcomes
    • Conduct criminological research on crimes, crime causation, victims, and offenders to include deviant behavior;
    • Internalize the concepts of human rights and victim welfare;
    • Demonstrate competence and broad understanding in law enforcement administration, public safety and criminal justice;
    • Utilize criminalistics or forensic science in the investigation and detection crime;
    • Apply the principles and jurisprudence of criminal law, evidence and criminal procedure; and
    • Ensure offenders' welfare and development for their re-integration to the community.
  • Curriculum

    1st Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Introduction to Criminal Justice System3
    Introduction to Criminology3
    Vice Drugs Education and Control3
    Law Enforcement Organization and Administration (Inter-Agency Approach)4
    Art Appreciation3
    Fundamentals of Martial Arts2
    English Enhancement Course3
    National Service Training Program 13
    Naval Reserve Officer Training Course 13

    1st Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Theories of Crime Causation3
    Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation4
    Institutional Corrections3
    Introduction to Industrial Security Concept3
    Criminal Law Book One3
    Purposive Communication3
    Mathematics in the Modern World3
    Disarming Techniques2
    National Service Training Program 23
    Naval Reserve Officer Training Course 23

    2nd Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Specialized Crime Investigation 1 with Legal Medicine3
    Law Enforcement Operations and Planning with Crime Mapping3
    Traffic Management and Accident Investigation with Driving3
    Forensic Photography3
    Personal Identification Techniques3
    Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice System3
    Criminal Law Book Two4
    Marksmanship & Combat Shooting2
    The University and I2

    2nd Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Fire Protection and Arson Investigation3
    Specialized Crime Investigation 2 with Simulation on Interrogation & Interview3
    Criminal Evidence3
    Human Behavior and Victimology3
    Forensic Ballistics3
    Questioned Document Examination3
    Non-Institutional Corrections3
    First Aid and Water Survival2
    Academic Writing3
    The Family2

    2nd Year • Summer

    Course NameUnits
    Comparative Models in Policing3
    Professional Conduct and Ethical Standards3
    Therapeutic Modalities2
    Human Rights Education3

    3rd Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Intro to Environmental Laws, Protection and Investigation3
    Introduction to Cybercrime Investigation & Digital Forensic3
    Technical English 1 (Investigative Report Writing & Presentation)3
    Criminal Procedures and Court Testimony3
    Rizal's Life, Works, & Writings3
    Understanding the Self3
    Readings in Philippine History3
    General Chemistry (Organic)3
    Character Formation 1 - Nationalism & Patrionism3

    3rd Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Technical English 2 (Legal Forms)3
    Lie Detection Techniques3
    Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology (Lecture)3
    Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology (Laboratory)2
    Dispute Resolution and Crisis Management3
    Criminological Research 1 (Research Methods and Applied Statistics)3
    Science, Technology and Society3
    Character Formation 2 - Leadership, Decision Making, Management & Administration3
    Panitikang Filipino3

    3rd Year • Summer

    Course NameUnits
    Internship 13

    4th Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Criminological Research 2 (Thesis Writing and Presentation)3
    The Contemporary World3
    Great Books3
    English for Occupational Purpose3

    4th Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Criminology Enhancement Course10
    Internship 23
    The curriculum is subject to modification without prior notice. For precise and current listings, kindly coordinate with our registrar department.
  • Estimated Fees
    Particular Amount
    Estimated Total Fees per semester (including tuition and other fees)₱29,797.00
    The particulars and corresponding amounts are subject to modification without prior notice. For precise and current listings, kindly coordinate with our treasury and assessment department.
  • Career Opportunities

    Entry Level:

    • Police Officer: Enforce laws, respond to emergencies, and conduct investigations. Work in various units such as patrol, traffic, or community policing.
    • Correctional Officer: Monitor and manage inmates in correctional facilities. Ensure security, enforce rules, and facilitate rehabilitation.
    • Security Officer: Patrol and monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or other infractions. Respond to security incidents and report findings.
    • Private Investigator Trainee: Assist in conducting investigations for private clients or agencies. Gather information, interview witnesses, and document findings.
    • Crime Scene Technician: Assist in processing and documenting crime scenes. Collect and analyze evidence for criminal investigations.
    • Community Service Officer: Engage with the community to address public safety concerns. Assist law enforcement in non-emergency roles.
    • Loss Prevention Specialist: Work in retail or corporate settings to prevent theft and fraud. Monitor surveillance systems and investigate incidents.


    • Detective: Conduct investigations, gather evidence, and solve crimes. Specialize in areas like homicide, fraud, or cybercrime.
    • Probation Officer: Supervise individuals on probation, monitor compliance, and provide support. Facilitate rehabilitation programs and report to the court.
    • Criminal Intelligence Analyst: Analyze data to identify patterns and trends in criminal activity. Provide insights to law enforcement for strategic planning.
    • Security Manager: Oversee security operations within an organization. Develop and implement security policies and procedures.
    • Forensic Science Technician: Analyze evidence in laboratories, such as DNA or fingerprints. Provide technical support for criminal investigations.
    • Crime Prevention Specialist: Develop and implement programs to prevent crime in communities. Educate the public on safety measures and crime prevention.
    • Police Sergeant: Supervise and lead a team of police officers. Coordinate daily activities and ensure adherence to policies.

    Senior level:

    • Police Lieutenant: Assume higher leadership roles within a police department. Manage divisions or units and assist in strategic planning.
    • Criminal Investigator (Federal Agencies): Work for federal agencies like the FBI or DEA. Investigate complex cases and collaborate with other agencies.
    • Security Director: Oversee the entire security department of an organization. Develop security strategies and protocols.
    • Criminal Profiler: Analyze criminal behavior and provide profiles to aid investigations. Work closely with law enforcement to solve complex cases.
    • Chief Probation Officer: Lead a probation department and manage probation officers. Develop policies and strategies to enhance rehabilitation.
    • Security Consultant: Provide expert advice on security measures and risk mitigation. Conduct security assessments for organizations.
    • Internal Affairs Investigator: Investigate allegations of misconduct within law enforcement agencies. Ensure adherence to ethical and professional standards.

    Managerial/Executive Level:

    • Chief of Police: Lead an entire police department. Set overall strategic direction and policies.
    • Director of Corrections: Oversee correctional facilities and operations. Develop rehabilitation programs and manage staff.
    • Special Agent in Charge (Federal Agencies): Lead special agent teams in federal agencies. Manage high-profile investigations and operations.
    • Chief Security Officer (CSO): Lead the overall security strategy for an organization. Oversee security teams and risk management.
    • Chief Investigator (Private Investigation Firm): Lead a private investigation firm. Manage client relationships and oversee investigations.
    • Director of Emergency Management: Develop and implement emergency response plans. Coordinate responses to natural disasters or crises.
    • Director of Criminal Justice Programs: Oversee programs related to criminal justice and public safety. Work with government agencies, NGOs, and educational institutions.


Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation - Lucena City Lucena

College of Criminal Justice and Criminology CCJC