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Courses

CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)

Provides an introduction to the philosophical and historical background of agencies of the criminal justices systems, processes, purposes, and functions. Includes an evaluation of the criminal justice system today, including trends and career orientation.

Prerequisites: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090)
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 102 Introduction to Corrections (3)

Provides and introduction to the development of correctional systems and the processes procedures, and issues of current correctional systems both juvenile and adult.

Prerequisites: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 110 Principles of Asset Protection (3)

Provides an introductory understanding of private security procedures.

Prerequisites: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 201 Introduction to Criminalistics (3)

Provides 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: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 202 Issues and Ethics in Criminal Justice (3)

Provides an understanding of the issues and ethical dilemmas confronting practitioners within the criminal justice system.

Prerequisites: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 203 Community Corrections: Probations & Parole (3)

Provides an in-depth study of the history and current processes and procedures of probation, parole, and intermediate sanctions that makes up community corrections.

Prerequisites: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 204 Criminal Investigations (3)

Provides the fundamentals of crime scene investigations, which includes searching and recording of the scene, collection and preservation of physical evidence, interviews and interrogation of victims, witnesses, and suspects, report writing and case preparation.

Prerequisites: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090)
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 208 Delinquency and the Juvenile Justice System (3)

Provides an introduction to the origins and theories associated with juvenile delinquency, and a comprehensive analysis of environmental issue that influence delinquency, plus a thorough overview of the juvenile justice system processes.

Prerequisites: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 210 Physical Security Technology & Systems (3)

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

Prerequisites: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 211 Liability & Legal Issues (3)

Provides an overview of legal aspects of security, which includes, but is not limited to, civil and criminal law, liability of asset protection, use of force, false imprisonment, negligent security, and invasion of privacy.

Prerequisites: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 215 Introduction to Law Enforcement (3)

Provides an introduction to the study of law enforcement. Introduces the historical developments of law enforcement, police operations and programs.

Prerequisites: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 216 Criminal Law (3)

Provides an overview of the definitions and functional components of criminal law in the field of criminal justice.

Prerequisites: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 217 Criminal Procedures (3)

Provides an overview of the different criminal procedural laws by examining the specific Amendments that outline the guidelines of the administration of substantive laws.

Prerequisites: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 222 Prison & Jail Administration (3)

Introduces the correctional procedures and administration of jails and prisons by focusing on historical and current perspectives of penology, administrative responsibilities of correctional leaders, and correctional staff responsibilities.

Prerequisites: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090
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: Current placement scores for RDG 30 or higher or completion of RDG 20 and Current placement scores for ENC 091 or higher or completion of ENC 090 AND Sophomore standing and completion of at least 12 semester hours of Criminal Justice work.
Credit hours: 3
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CRJ 295 Criminal Justice Capstone (1)

Serves as the capstone course for the Criminal Justice degree program. Integrates prior learning outcomes into a single integrated learning experience. Includes preparation for ana completion of the post exit exam that all program graduates must complete.

Prerequisites: CRJ 100 and CRJ 202 and CRJ 204 and CRJ 216 and CRJ 217 AND/OR consent of program coordinator.
Credit hours: 1
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CRJ 299 Selected Topics in Law Enforcement (3)

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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