CRJU 1100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides an overview of the American criminal justice system. Agencies and processes involved in law enforcement and courts as well as correctional approaches will be introduced.

CRJU 2110 Policing in America
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides an introductory overview of the history, role, organization, and problems affecting public law enforcement in the U.S.

CRJU 2200 Social Science and the American Crime Problem
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides a broad theoretical and empirical overview of the American crime problem. Exploring crime from a social science perspective, the course develops a survey understanding of how the patterned influence of social institutions (family, government, schools), subcultures, and the psychology of everyday life come together to shape how society defines, organizes, and responds to crime.

CRJU 2310 Corrections
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides an introduction to the correctional process and interventions designed to prevent and control adult criminal behavior. The course also will address the philosophy and goals underlying correctional interventions, types of criminal sentencing, and penal sanctions including community-based corrections, institutional corrections, and parole.

CRJU 2700 American Criminal Courts
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides an overview of the judicial component of the criminal justice system, which focuses on the structure, role, jurisdiction, and operation of courts and the courtroom work group in the adjudicatory and appellate process at the local, state, and federal levels.