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CRJ 131: Intro. to Criminal Justice
3 Credits
History, theory and structure of the criminal justice system in the United States with emphasis on the nature of the law, police, courts, and parole. Penal and criminal procedure law will be introduced.
Offered: F/S (A)

CRJ 231: Police Administration and Mgt.
3 Credits
The role of police in American society will be analyzed. Topics include nature of police subculture, professionalism, personnel selection, unionism, and operational trends.
Prerequisites: CRJ 131 and SOC 131. Offered: F/S (A)

CRJ 234: Issues in Juvenile Justice
3 Credits
This course deals with the philosophy and methods of criminal justice programs for the prevention and control of youth crime. It will discuss the history of the juvenile justice system, police handling of juveniles, the juvenile court, detention, and treatment of juvenile offenders.
Prerequisite: CRJ 131 and SOC 131. Offered: S (A)

CRJ 321 and CRJ 322: Criminal Justice Internship I and II
3 Credits
Field experience in a local, state, or federal criminal justice agency. The student will learn through observation and work experience.
Prerequisite: Prior Approval required.

CRJ 330: Constitutional Law
3 Credits
An analysis of the historical development of the relationships of the U. S. Constitution to the state and the individual. This course examines the effect of the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment in the application of the Bill of Rights to the states through a study of the leading Supreme Court decisions pertaining to Criminal Justice.
Prerequisites: CRJ 131, SOC 131, and junior status, or consent of instructor. Offered: F (A)

CRJ 331: Criminal Investigation
3 Credits
Deals with the theory and practice of investigative methodology in law enforcement. It will consider techniques and procedures of evidence collection and presentation and the use of crime laboratories.
Prerequisites: CRJ 131, SOC 131. Offered: F (A)

CRJ 332: Criminology
3 Credits
This course defines crime; the nature and causes of crime; methods used in dealing with crime and criminals; early forms of punishment; the police; the courts; penal and reformatory institutions; the juvenile court.
Prerequisites: CRJ 131 and SOC 131. Offered: F (A)

CRJ 335: Corrections
3 Credits
Analysis of theories of crime and delinquency; examination of rehabilitative services of corrections as a social process; view of formal and informal types of detention systems including centers, training schools, and half-way houses; a study of relationships to the criminal system and to the criminal justice system and application to practice.
Prerequisites: CRJ 131 and SOC 131. Offered: F (A)

CRJ 336: Basic Criminal Procedures
3 Credits
Course deals with the procedural aspects of criminal law; process of enforcement, investigation, pre-trial and trial procedures, sentencing, appeals, and post-conviction reviews.
Prerequisites: CRJ 131 and SOC 131. Offered: S (A)

CRJ 337: Methods of Criminal Justice Research
3 Credits
An examination of the role and process of research as it serves the Criminal Justice system. Presentations and discussions of the literature with emphasis on the use of research and analysis in formulating and evaluating criminal justice.
Prerequisites: CRJ 131 and SOC 131. Offered: F (A)

CRJ 338: Ethics in Criminal Justice
3 Credits
This course covers the principles of justice and ethics; ethics and the law, police and ethical standards, ethics and courts.
Prerequisites: CRJ 131 and SOC 131. Offered: S (A)

CRJ 340: Comparative Law Enforcement*
3 Credits
Survey of police organization and operations from rural, urban, and international perspectives.
Prerequisites: CRJ 131 and SOC 131.

CRJ 341: Introduction to Criminalistics*
3 Credits
Principles and applications of various investigative techniques to determine criminal evidence including fingerprints, polygraph, firearms, toxicology, ballistic and clandestine activities.
Prerequisites: CRJ 131 and SOC 131.

CRJ 343 Forensic Science*
3 Credits
An introduction to the methods used by crime laboratories such as blood sampling, fingerprints, etc., and the chemical and physical interpretation of data obtained.
Prerequisites: CRJ 131, SOC 131, and BIO 131.

CRJ 345: Security Administration*
3 Credits
Theories of management with emphasis on leadership and interaction of individuals, groups, managers and the organization as a whole. Discussion centered on organizations with security responsibilities, including government agencies, college campuses, corporate activities and the military.
Prerequisites: CRJ 131 and SOC 131.

CRJ 347: Security Law
3 Credits
An analysis of the legal background of private and proprietary security. Critical current legal issues in the private security field will be evaluated.
Prerequisites: CRJ 131 and SOC 131. Offered: S (A)

CRJ 370: Victimology
3 Credits
Examination of the alleged perpetrator-victim relationship and societal reaction to victims including victim services, restitution, and compensation.
Prerequisite: CRJ 332 (Criminology)

CRJ 405: Drugs and Society
3 Credits
Examination of the pharmacological effects of and different categories of drugs. Different theories of drug use are discussed, as well as, the historical development of drug laws. Various harms associated with drug use are explored in addition to the consequences of drug prohibition. Lastly, students are expected to understand the different methods of drug research and development.
Prerequisite: CRJ 332 (Criminology) and junior status

CRJ 410: Court and Judicial Process
3 Credits
A study of the modern concepts of laws and crimes as they relate to the judicial process, punishment, and rehabilitation.
Prerequisite: Junior status. Offered: F (A)

CRJ 425: Tort Law
3 Credits
Tort law governs the protection of persons and property against physical harm, whether intentional or negligent, under a variety of doctrines, including trespass, nuisance, negligence, deceit, conversion, etc.
Prerequisite: CRJ 336 (Basic Criminal Procedure) and senior status.

CRJ 420: Seminar in Criminal Justice
3 Credits
Intensive interdisciplinary study of selected current issues in the field of criminal justice. A major written project is required.
Prerequisite: Junior status. Offered: S (A)

CRJ 433: Criminal Law
3 Credits
Course deals with the legal principles involved in the preservation and protection of life and property. It includes the elements and proofs in crimes and the rules of criminal liability.
Prerequisite: Senior status. Offered: S (A)



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