CRJ-131: Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

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

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Review of military or civilian law enforcement experience, including, but not limited to, Military Police, courses taken, private security training, and certified police academy training. Experience and course work must satisfy course learning objectives. The student must supply appropriate documentation supporting the above.

Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624,, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2017 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.