C J 101G. Introduction to Criminal Justice
Examination of crime and justice within the broader social and cultural context of U.S. society from interdisciplinary social science perspectives. Includes critical analysis of criminal justice processes and the ethical, legal, and political factors affecting the exercise of discretion by criminal justice professionals.
C J 199. Special Topics in Criminal Justice I
Specific subjects to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. May be repeated under different topics for a maximum of 6 credits.
C J 205. Criminal Law
Rules, principles, and doctrines of criminal liability in the United States. The historical development, limits, and functions of the substantive criminal law. May be repeated up to 3 credits.
C J 210. The American Law Enforcement System
Historical and philosophical foundations of law and order. An in-depth examination of the various local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.
C J 221. Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation
C J 230. Introduction to Corrections
Development of correctional philosophy, theory, and practice. Instructional and non-institutional alternatives available in the corrections process.
C J 250. Courts and the Criminal Justice System
Structures and functions of American courts. Roles of attorneys, judges, and other court personnel; operation of petit and grand juries, trial and appellate courts.
C J 293. Field Experience in Criminal Justice
Field experience in a public criminal justice agency or equivalent private sector organization. Supervised internship experience, conferences, and observations. Restricted to majors. Community Colleges only.
Prerequisites: C J 101G, prior arrangement and consent of instructor and a GPA of 2.0 or better in major.