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Criminal Justice Online Courses

CRJU 1100: Introduction to Criminal Justice

3-0-3. Prerequisite: None

This course is an overview of the criminal justice system in the United States. The three principal components of the criminal justice system (courts, corrections and law enforcement) will be examined, along with the social and political considerations of the criminal justice system.

CRJU 2111: The American Police System

3-0-3. Prerequisite: none

A comprehensive survey of organizational problems in American law enforcement agencies. Special emphasis is placed on police administration.

CRJU 2311:  Introduction to Corrections

3-0-3. Prerequisite: none

An introduction to corrections, including its philosophy, procedures and institutions.

CRJU 2411: Introduction to Criminology 

3-0-3. Prerequisite: none

A survey of criminology theory and practice, the nature and causation of crime and the etiology and nature of criminal offenses and offenders.

CRJU 2701: Courts and Basic Criminal Procedures

3-0-3. Prerequisite: none

This course will introduce the courts systems’ legal bases, structure, jurisdiction, operation and its interaction with other government agencies. It will also create a basic understanding of each stage of criminal procedures as viewed from the legal perspective, including special emphasis on fundamental constitutional limitations.

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