CRJ

Courses

CRJ 102 Juvenile Delinquency
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on juvenile delinquency and the juvenile court system.
Prerequisites: AFL 085 or appropriate placement test score
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CRJ 105 Introduction to Criminal Justice
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on the American criminal justice system. Topics include: police, courts, corrections, constitutional issues, citizen participation, and current practice.
Prerequisites: AFL 085 or appropriate placement test score
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CRJ 110 Introduction to Policing
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on structure and practices of policing in the United States. Topics include: relationship of police agencies to other elements of the justice system, diversity, drug enforcement, corruption and reform, community relations, and effects of technology on policing.
Prerequisites: CRJ 105
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CRJ 115 Introduction to Corrections
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on the history, principles, and practices of the American corrections system. Topics include: incarceration, parole, and probation; operations of jails and prisons; and alternatives to incarceration including community-based programs.
Prerequisites: CRJ 105
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CRJ 120 Introduction to Courts
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on the history, principles, and practices of the American court system. Topics include: purposes of different types of courts; members of the courtroom work group; trial, sentencing, and appellate processes; and the role of courts in society.
Prerequisites: CRJ 105
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CRJ 125 Criminology
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on theoretical explanations for criminal behavior. Topics include: major historical developments in understanding criminal behavior, major types of crime measures, and the nature and extent of criminal victimization.
Prerequisites: CRJ 105
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CRJ 130 Criminal Investigation Skills
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on basic criminal investigation processes and techniques. Topics include: criminalistics, forensics, types of evidence, procedures for handling evidence, and admissibility of evidence.
Prerequisites: CRJ 105
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CRJ 135 Criminal Law
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on the American legal system emphasizing a criminal justice perspective. Topics include: theories of law, elements of criminal offenses, defenses to criminal acts, and constitutional rights of those charged with a criminal offense.
Prerequisites: CRJ 105
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CRJ 198 First Year Special Topics in Criminal Justice
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Criminal Justice, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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CRJ 199 First Year Independent Project in Criminal Justice
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Criminal Justice that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Criminal Justice faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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CRJ 298 Second Year Special Topics in Criminal Justice
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Criminal Justice, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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CRJ 299 Second Year Independent Project in Criminal Justice
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Criminal Justice that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Criminal Justice faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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