2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRIJ 1301 - Introduction to Criminal Justice

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3
This course provides a historical and philosophical overview of the American criminal justice system, including the nature, extent, and impact of crime; criminal law; and justice agencies and processes. CIP Code: (4301045124)
Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Describe the history and philosophy of the American criminal justice system. 2 - Explain the nature and extent of crime in America. 3 - Analyze the impact and consequences of crime. 4 - Evaluate the development, concepts, and functions of law in the criminal justice system 5 - Describe the structure of contemporary federal, state, and local justice agencies and processes.
Core Category Social/Behavioral Sciences [80]