CRJ-131: Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Intro Law Enf & Crim Just
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

An overview of the criminal justice system in the U.S. Topics covered are: the history of law enforcement: the political, sociological, and philosophic, and background of police functions; and the criminal courts. Constitutional problems as they relate to the police function are surveyed, and the use of recent technology in criminal justice is discussed.

ENG-092 or ENG-093 eligible
MTA Categories
  • Category 4: Social Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Social Sciences
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2020 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.