Saint Xavier University CPD

CPD Partnership and Programs

Bachelor's at the Chicago police Department

The Degree Completion Programs are offered at the Chicago Police Academy and are structured in an accelerated format. These programs are designed for busy professionals who have either earned an associate's degree or have prior college credit and are eager to continue their education. The programs are intended for students whose life/work experience and prior learning allows them to be successful in an accelerated program and to complete self-directed, instructor-assisted research.

The courses in the Liberal Studies major meet in eight-week class sessions, evenings or online. The program employ both face-to-face and technology-enhanced instruction. After enrollment, students are carefully advised to determine all requirements for degree completion.

Note: The Liberal Studies degree completion program is also offered at the Chicago and Orland Park campuses.

Two-Year Course Rotation

This course rotation provides an overview of the courses that are scheduled to be offered at the Chicago Police Academy or online during the terms indicated. View the courses that correspond to your years of interest:

Liberal Studies with a Dual Concentration in Social Science and Criminal Justice

This program provides an introduction to the public administration field while developing highly marketable skill sets. Courses are designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills to plan, implement and evaluate public programs.

Program Requirements

Liberal Studies Core Requirements

FOSEM 301 Ideas, Methods and Resources (3)
FOSEM 302 Interpretation of Text (3)
FOSEM 350 Senior Seminar/Capstone Project (3)
FOSEM 360 Interdisciplinary Seminar (3)

Area of Concentration Courses

Choose seven classes for 21 credits.
BANA 320 Operations Production and Technology Management (3)
MGMT 330 Diversity in the Organization (3)
MGMT 340 International Business (3)
MGMT 360 Human Resource Management (3)
MGMT 370 Organizational Behavior (3)
MGMT 380 Business, Ethics and Society (3)
Elective Any MGMT or MKTG 200 or 300 level course (3)

Admission/Transfer Inquiries

You may begin the admission process by applying online at no cost to you. For questions regarding how your classes will transfer, registration and the rest of the admission process, contact the Bob Cyborski at