Criminal Justice

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

CRJ 100 : Introduction to Criminal Justice

This course surveys the entire criminal justice process from law enforcement to the administration of justice through corrections. It discusses the history and philosophy of the system and introduces various career opportunities.

Credits

3

CRJ 110 : Introduction to Law Enforcement

This course examines the history and philosophy of law enforcement, as well as the organization and jurisdiction of local, state, and federal agencies. It includes the duties and functions of law enforcement officers.

Credits

3

CRJ 150 : Introduction to Corrections

This course provides an introduction to the philosophical and historical foundations of corrections in America. Incarceration and some of its alternatives are considered.

Credits

3

CRJ 160 : Introduction to Security

This course surveys the operation, organization and problems in providing safety and security to business enterprises. Private, retail, and industrial security are covered.

Credits

3

CRJ 208 : Introduction to Criminology

This course delves into the nature and extent of crime in the United States, as well as criminal delinquent behavior and theories of causation. This study includes criminal personalities, principles of prevention, control, and treatment.

Credits

3

CRJ 209 : Juvenile Delinquency

This course examines the causes of delinquency. It also reviews programs of prevention, and control of juvenile delinquency as well as the role of the courts.

Credits

3