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Introduction to Criminal Justice (JUS-175)
Various: distance learning format

Varies (self-study; self-paced)

March 2021 - Present.

Subject Area:
Criminal Justice and Law

Number of Credits:

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the history and philosophy of the American criminal justice system; discuss the nature and extent of crime in America; analyze the impact and consequences of crime; evaluate the development, concepts, and functions of law in the criminal justice system; and describe the structure of contemporary federal, state, and local justice agencies and processes.

Introduction to Criminal Justice (JUS-175) is designed to provide an introduction to the criminal justice system. This course’s primary goal is to develop a general understanding of the criminal justice system and its response to crime in society today. Students will consider crime in the United States, explore the criminal justice system (policing, courts, and corrections), and examine several special issues relevant to criminal justice today.

Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate / associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Criminal Justice, Police Administration, Forensic Investigations, Financial Crimes Investigations, Cybersecurity, Criminal Intelligence Analysis (5/21).