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Introduction to Criminal Justice
INTR CRIM JUST
CLASS CODE: SOC 120 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: The philosophy and history of criminal justice, overview of crime and police problems; organization and functions of law enforcement, courts, probation, pardon and parole. Survey of professional career opportunities and qualifications required.
TAUGHT: Winter, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Crime and Criminals
The Police
The Courts
Corrections
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Be introduced to the criminal justice system.
Become familiar with theories directing the criminal justice system.
Gain experience with the criminal justice system and various roles played throughout the system.
REQUIREMENTS: Objective tests, essays, oral exams, response papers, journals.
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002