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Frances Bernat | Regents Professor at TAMIU

Frances Bernat

Regents Professor

“Students should expect to work consistently on their courses from the first day. A 7-week course is intensive and requires extensive reading, writing and engagement.”


Degrees Held:

  • Ph.D. – Washington State University
  • JD – SUNY at Buffalo

Career Highlights:

Awarded a Regents Professorship and an emeritus professor at Arizona State University.

In which online degree program do you teach?

M.S. in Criminal Justice

What do you want students in your courses to learn? What are the learning outcomes or objectives?

Students are expected to learn about the law and criminal justice system. It is not enough to learn about why people might commit a crime; it is important to analyze how crimes are defined and processed by the criminal justice system.

What advice would you give to those considering this online program?

Students should expect to work consistently on their courses from the first day. A 7-week course is intensive and requires extensive reading, writing and engagement.

What is the value of this degree?

You will be able to apply advanced analytical thinking to contemporary criminal justice problems and propose policy solutions.

What types of projects and work do you typically assign for these courses?

VoiceThread discussions, examinations, etc.

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