|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.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Crime and Criminals
|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.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2002|