CRJ-131: Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2017
WebAdvisor Title
Intro Law Enf & Crim Just
Credit Hours
3.00
Contact Hours
3.00
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.

Pre-requisites
ENG-092 or ENG-093 Eligible
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
Yes
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
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.