CRIMINAL JUSTICE

(CRJU formerly VTL)

 

 

CRJU/PHED 145 PHYSICAL FITNESS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

2 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is intended to prepare students for the physical rigors of the Police Academy and physical challenges of a career in criminal justice. It includes an introduction to and practice […]

CRJU 218 SOCIAL JUSTICE

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
Exploration of job stresses and the social value and ethics of the criminal justice process.
 
Prerequisite: CRJU 110

CRJU 216 PROBATION & PAROLE

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
History and philosophy of probation, aftercare, and other community programs for juvenile and adult offenders; function and philosophy of parole, current laws, and case studies.
 
Prerequisite: CRJU 110

CRJU 214 PUBLIC SERVICE ADMINISTRATION

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to assist the learner in enhancing their perspective of the role, functions and purpose of the police organization and management structure. The intent of the course is […]

CRJU 212 COMMUNITY RELATIONS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
Principles of community policing including youth-focused activities, community-based crime prevention, reorientation of patrol, police/public accountability, and decentralizing police decision making.
 
Prerequisite: CRJU 110

CRJU 211 PREVENTION OF CRIME & JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
Analysis of cause and control of crime as well as the problems of juvenile delinquency are studied – causation, control, juvenile courts, institutions, community resources, and federal and state programs.
 
Prerequisite: CRJU […]

CRJU 120 CRIMINOLOGY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The course is designed to study the nature and development of criminal behavior. Emphasis is placed on an examination of the leading theories concerning the causes of crime, nature of the […]

CRJU 114 INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS

3 CREDITS, 3 CONTACTS
Overview of the criminal justice system’s history, development, and evolution including subsystems of police, courts, and corrections.
 
Prerequisite: None

CRJU 113 CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

3 CREDITS, 3 CONTACTS
Reconstruction of the sequences of a criminal act, including searching, preserving, and evaluating physical evidence including interviewing witnesses and interrogating suspects.
 
Prerequisite: None

CRJU 111 POLICE ADMINISTRATION

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The course covers the basic functions of a police organization; management, communications, recruiting, training, public relations, and coordination.
 
Prerequisite: CRJU 110 or BUS 111 or ENG 121 concurrently

CRJU 110 INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The problems of law enforcement in a democratic society are studied. The agencies involved in the administration of law enforcement – the legislature, the police, the prosecutor, the courts, and the […]