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Courses

CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3) (Previously LEN 101)

An introduction to the philosophical and historical background of law enforcement agencies, processes, purposes and functions. It includes an evaluation of law enforcement today, including current trends and career orientation.

Prerequisites: None.
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 102 Introduction to Corrections (3)

This course is an introduction to the processes, procedures and issues in modern corrections.

Prerequisites: None.
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 105 Police Supervision (3) (Previously LEN 105)

This course gives students the basic understanding of the administrative and supervisory roles within a police department.

Prerequisites: None. 
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 110 Principles of Asset Protection (3)

This course gives an introductory understanding to private security procedures.

Prerequisites: None. 
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 201 Introduction to Criminalistics (3)

Designed to give the student a basic knowledge of crime scene protection, collection, preservation, and identification of evidence, including proper search, dusting latent prints, casting, fingerprint classification, and use of come laboratory in crime detection and prosecution.

Prerequisites: None.
Credit hours: 3 
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CRJ 202 Issues and Ethics in Criminal Justice (3)

This course gives an advanced understanding of the issues and problems within criminal justice.

Prerequisites: CJ 101
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 203 Community Corrections/Probations & Parole (3) (Previously LEN 207)

Community Corrections, probation, and parole and philosophy and design of various programs throughout the country are addressed. Community-based punishments are contrasted and compared to incarceration in terms of goals, costs and perceived benefits. Alternatives to incarceration are discussed in areas such as electronic monitoring and house arrest, intensive supervision, probation and shock incarceration. Special needs off enders and requirements of their supervision are also examined.

Prerequisites: CJ 101 or CJ 217. 
Credit hours: 3 
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CRJ 204 Criminal Investigations (3) (Previously LEN 204)

Fundamentals of criminal investigation, crime scene search and recording, collection and preservation of physical evidence, scientific aids, MODUS operandi, sources of information, interviews and interrogation, follow-up, and case preparation.

Prerequisites: None.
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 208 Delinquency and the Juvenile Justice System (3) (Previously LEN 208)

An introduction to the processes, procedures, and issues in the modem juvenile justice system.

Prerequisites: None.
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 210 Physical Security Technology & Systems (3)

This class introduces facility security with the use of environmental design and integrated electronic technology (cameras, monitors, alarms).

Prerequisites: None.
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 211 Liability & Legal Issues (3)

This course provides an overview of legal aspects of security. The class focuses on civil and criminal law, liability of asset protection, use of force, false imprisonment, negligent security, invasion of privacy and many other pertinent security legal issues.

Prerequisites: None.
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 215 Police Patrol (3) (Previously LEN 104)

This course gives a basic understanding of police operations and programs.

Prerequisites: None.
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 216 Criminal Law (3)

This course is a basic overview of criminal laws.

Prerequisites: None.
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 217 Criminal Procedures (3)

This course is an overview of criminal procedure laws.

Prerequisites: None.
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 222 Prison & Jail Administration (3)

Correctional procedures and administration are introduced. Course includes a historical perspective and a study of future trends.

Prerequisites: None.
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 290 Internship in Criminal Justice (3)

The Criminal Justice internship is designed to broaden students law enforcement education experience through appropriate criminal justice observation and work assignments. The experience will allow students to explore the various fields of interest in criminal justice field experience in an approved agency.

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and completion of at least 12 semester hours of Criminal Justice work. 
Credit hours: 3 
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CRJ 299 Selected Topics in Law Enforcement (3) (Previously LEN 299)

Recent trends and investigations in selected areas of law enforcement will be presented in seminar format. This course may be repeated to a maximum of 12 units min.

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Credit hours: 1 - 3
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