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Criminal Justice

CRJ 100 Intro to Criminal Justice 5qh

This course is a general overview of the American criminal justice system. Each of the major components (police, courts, and corrections) will be examined.

CRJ 101 Correctional Institutions 5qh

This course is an introduction to correctional procedures, punishment, deterrence, incarceration, and rehabilitation.

CRJ 102 Corrections 5qh

This course reviews judicial decisions that have had significant implications for the operation of prisons/jails. Explains how the correctional professional can incorporate mandated changes into the operation of prisons/jails.

CRJ 103 Criminal Procedures 5qh

This course is a study of the nature and function of the law with relation to the criminal process, policies and procedures in the administration of criminal justice.

CRJ 104 Juvenile Delinquency and Procedure 5qh

This course is a detailed examination of juvenile delinquency in the United States. Course topics will include social causes, apprehension and processing, court procedures, and rehabilitation.

CRJ 109 Probation and Parole 5qh

The course examines the theory, practices and processes of probation and parole.

CRJ 110 Principles of Private Security 5qh

The course is about the historical development of security as a vocation, types of security, personnel requirements, and legal support constraints placed on security programs are studied.

CRJ 200 Intro to Criminology 5qh

This course is an examination of crime theories and causation. The relationship between crime, the criminal, and society is presented. The nature of criminal behavior, moral law, and criminal law are discussed.

CRJ 201 Criminal Investigation 5qh

This course introduces the student to the techniques of criminal investigation to include, crime scene, search and recording, collection and preservation of evidence, scientific aids, modus operandi, sources of information, and interviewing witnesses.

CRJ 202 Intro to Criminalistics 5qh

This course is about the study of the scientific aspects of criminal investigation to include, collection, preservation, and examination of physical evidence, chemical and other scientific methods used in a modern crime investigation laboratory.

CRJ 203 Police Community Relations 5qh

This course examines the historical development of criminal justice agencies with emphasis on community relationships, police and community perceptions, attitudes and values.

CRJ 204 Ethics in Criminal Justice 5qh

This course is an introduction to concepts of ethics and the examination of contemporary ethical issues in criminal justice.

CRJ 208 Criminal Law 5qh

This course examines substantive criminal law and its procedures for implementation. Emphasis will be given to historical developments, contemporary forms of criminal definitions and Supreme Court decisions that govern criminal procedures.

CRJ 209 Police Supervision & Management 5qh

This course is an examination of public administration as it applies to criminal justice organizations. Emphasis will be given to organizational theory, leadership, decision-making and human resource management.