May 30, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ ARCHIVED CATALOG VERSION ]

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CRIM 101 - Introduction to the Criminal Justice Sys

Number of Credits: 3
Introduction to Criminal Justice surveys the historical development of law enforcement, courts and corrections. It examines the organization within the United States of federal, state and local agencies and institutions with staff functions and appointment requirements. (Fall term) Three hours lecture. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

GENERAL EDUCATION Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Analyze crime and its effects on a community. (PG1, PG4,GE3,GE4,GE7)
  2. Critique the administration of justice through law enforcement, courts and prisons. .(PG1,PG-4,GE3,GE4)
  3. Summarize the history and functions of policing. (GE7,PG1,PG4)
  4. Review the history and functions of courts. (GE1,GE2,GE3,GE6,GE7, PG3,PG4)
  5. Examine the functions of corrections, both state and federal. (GE3,GE7,PG1,PG4)
  6. Apply the Amendments of the Constitution of the United States as they relate to the American Criminal Justice System. (GE. 2,5,6 PG. 1,4)
  7. Research a topic demonstrating the use of investigative skills and present the information in written form. (GE1,GE3,GE4,GE5,GE7, PG1)

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