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CRJ 104 - Introduction to Administration of Justice

(3 units)
American criminal justice system, its development, components, and processes; includes consideration of crime and criminal justice as a formal area of study.

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. demonstrate a basic understanding of the field of criminal justice including its key components and the importance of research and critical thinking to criminal justice policy in class discussions, exams, and assignments.
2. identify central issues and ideas about criminological theory and the study of crime victims in discussions, exams, and assignments.
3. identify and define the roles and functions of the police, courts, and corrections components of the criminal justice system including their key actors and organizational structures.
4. demonstrate an understanding of the importance of law including the US constitution in regard to the functioning and goals of the criminal justice system.


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