Mission Statement It is our Mission to: Engage students in scholarship by providing quality instruction in a learning-college environment. Promote critical thinking by allowing students to develop self-directed, self-disciplined, and self-corrective thinking. Foster professionalism by maintaining high academic standards within the classroom and exposing students to role models in criminal justice. Cultivate ethical behavior by example and mentorship. Promote diversity by examination of cultures and their effect on societal behavior. Improve students’ oral and written communication skills. Instill desire for lifelong learning in students. Graduate students who will be recognized throughout Texas for their academic excellence.