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    Jan 31, 2023  
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CRJ 381 - Diversity and Multiculturalism in Criminal Justice

(3 units) CO10
Overview of issues related to diversity and multiculturalism in the criminal justice system.

Prerequisite(s): CRJ 104 ; Criminal Justice Major or Law and Justice Specialization.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. summarize historical contexts that shape treatment of various groups in the criminal justice system.
2. identify where disparities (e.g., differences in incarceration rates between racial and ethnic groups; differences in treatment in prisons based upon gender; differences in arrest practices based upon sexual orientation) and discrimination occur within the criminal justice system.
3. explain why disparities and discrimination occur in the criminal justice system.
4. identify how public policies have shaped disparate treatment of groups.
5. explain how membership in a specific group can influence employment, education, housing, and other life outcomes.


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