CRJ 110INTRODUCTION TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course is a survey and analysis of the criminal justice system, including a historical and philosophical overview of its development, with special emphasis on the system's components and the relationship among those components in the administration of criminal justice in America.


CRJ 111SELECTED TOPICS

1 Credit Hours (TC)
The content of this course varies from offering to offering to meet the changing needs of students and to allow exploration of topics more fully than can be addressed in survey courses. Each offering will present a unique investigation of a topic in criminal justice. This course is repeatable if the topic and content are different up to a maximum of three semester hours of credit. The duration of the course will depend upon the topic to be covered.


CRJ 112POLICE OPERATIONS

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course is designed to acquaint the student with the basic services that are provided by police departments stressing the role and responsibility of the police in the prevention and control of adult crime.


CRJ 114INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course provides a basis to understanding the correctional system for those intending to pursue careers in the field of corrections or law enforcement. The course includes historical development, philosophy and variety of correctional methods. Included are institutional and post institutional techniques, probation and parole.


CRJ 118JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course covers the history and philosophies of society's reactions to juvenile behavior and problems. Interaction among the police, judiciary, and corrections are examined in the context of cultural influences. Theoretical perspectives of causation and control are examined.


CRJ 121PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course provides a traditional and multimedia exploration of the field of criminal justice ethics and professional standards. This course broadly encompasses the history of justice, theories of morality, and police ethics from antiquity to the present. Five areas of ethical decision making opportunities are studied in this course: law enforcement ethics and professional standards, legal profession ethics, correctional ethics, policy making ethics, and forensic issues that relate specifically to the criminal justice system. The course will also cover topical studies and take advantage of current news stories as an opportunity to explore moral mistakes and triumphs in modern life in criminal justice. This will enable students to explore their own ethical and moral systems and how they make ethical/moral decisions.

Pre-requisite: CRJ 110 with a grade of "C" or better.


CRJ 130INTRODUCTION TO INVESTIGATION

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course is designed to examine the techniques and problems involved in investigation of criminal cases. It includes theory and techniques of investigation, the questioning of witnesses and suspects, procedural problems involved in investigation, the collection and presentation of evidence, and preparation of cases.


CRJ 1909-1-1 TELECOMMUNICATOR I

3 Credit Hours (OC)
This course covers the fundamentals of calling-taking and dispatching emergency calls, specifically for the police, fire and emergency medical service (EMS) departments.


CRJ 1919-1-1 TELECOMMUNICATOR II

3 Credit Hours (OC)
This course covers the fundamentals of call- taking and dispatching emergency calls, specifically for the police, fire, and emergency medical service (EMS) departments, Part II.

Pre-requisite: CRJ 190 with a grade of "C" or better


CRJ 201INTERNSHIP IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3 Credit Hours (OC)
This course is designed to give the trainee field experience in field work by actually participating as a "cadet" while engaged in on-the-job training with experienced criminal justice personnel. The student will also do individual research and study in the student's field of interest as approved and directed by the instructor.

Pre-requisite: CRJ 110 and CRJ 225 both with a grade of "C" or better


CRJ 212HUMAN TRAFFICKING: WOMEN AND CHILDREN

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course examines the national and global issue of human trafficking, specifically, trafficking in women and children. Some of the areas highlighted in the course are human rights, organized crime, law enforcement response, inaction and corruption, national and international responses in international law, sexual and economic exploitation, global victimization, and in instances, government tolerance of human trafficking. Case studies from several countries will be surveyed to provide context and facilitate student comprehension of this exploitation.


CRJ 213GENDER AND CRIME

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course examines the historical and contemporary issue and response of gender and its interrelation to crime. It explores how the social ascription that define gender have impacted the study of women and crime. The course surveys the general and feminist theories that attempt to explain female offending and the patterns of offending. It further explores female victimization. Women professionals in the judiciary, corrections and law enforcement will also be discussed.


CRJ 225CRIMINAL LAW

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course is concerned with the components, purposes and functions of criminal law. Included in this course is a study of criminal liability, including the elements of various offenses and the rules of evidence.

Pre-requisite: CRJ 110 or PRLGL 110 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval.


CRJ 227ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course is designed to acquaint the student with the legal principles applicable to important criminal procedures that involve force, arrest, search and seizure, civil rights, self-incrimination, assistance of counsel and other aspects of Constitutional Law affecting law enforcement officers.

Pre-requisite: CRJ 110 or PRLGL 110 with a grade "C" or better or department approval.


CRJ 230COURT PROCEDURES AND EVIDENCE

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course is designed to acquaint the student with the kinds of evidence and the rules governing the admissibility of evidence in court, including the effect of court decisions on the acquisition and admissibility of evidence, criminal procedural steps from court to conviction, and acquittal or dismissal.

Pre-requisite: CRJ 110 or PRLGL 110 with a grade "C" or better or department approval.


CRJ 250POLICE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course is designed to acquaint the student with basic management and leadership skills as they pertain to professional police management.