History and Political Science

Victimology

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
499
Course Credits: 
3

This course provides an overview of the scientific study of victimology and the rediscovery of crime victims by the current justice system. Emphasis is placed on victim’s rights and the criminal justice response to the plight of the victim. Prerequisite: junior standing or departmental permission.

Criminal Justice Senior Practicum

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
495
Course Credits: 
3

The senior practicum provides students with field experience at a criminal justice agency of their choice. Students work closely with NDC Career Services in completing both the on-site and written requirements. Prerequisite: Twelve hours of criminal justice courses and senior standing.

Criminal Justice Senior Research Seminar

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
450
Course Credits: 
3

This course is designed to provide criminal justice majors with a capstone experience emphasizing the integration of knowledge acquired in previous courses on the institutions, policies, and practices of the criminal justice system. Students engage in the development and production of a senior level research paper grounded in criminal justice theory and policy literature. Prerequisite: senior standing or departmental permission.

Ethics in Criminal Justice

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
432
Course Credits: 
3

A critical examination of the diverse ethical issues encountered in the criminal justice system. The emphasis will center on making moral, rational, and responsible decisions which will lead to ethical professional behavior. Prerequisite: junior standing or departmental permission.

Criminal Justice Policy Analysis & Planning

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
430
Course Credits: 
3

This course examines how program and policy development may be used in an effort to resolve criminal justice issues. Course will present a comprehensive and structured account of the process of administering planned change in the criminal justice system. Techniques of policy analysis and program evaluation will be applied to real world scenarios. Prerequisite: junior standing or departmental permission.

Organized and White Collar Crime

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
335
Course Credits: 
3

Course provides the student with a realistic understanding of organized and white-collar crimes in the United States as well as the globalization of both types of activity. The history, business, and attempts by the government to fight both types of crimes will be explored. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or departmental permission.

Corrections in America

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
334
Course Credits: 
3

This course explores the historical development, organizational structure, personnel, administration, and inmate social world in the American prison system. Also studied are the areas of probation and parole and their place in the overall concept of rehabilitation and community corrections. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or departmental permission.

The Role of Police in Contemporary Society

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
333
Course Credits: 
3

Course examines the role of police in the administration of justice and the critical issues that impact law enforcement in contemporary society. Topics presented include: the history of policing, basic police operations, subcultural influences, the influence of coercive power, and emerging technologies. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or departmental permission.

Theory & Applied Criminology

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
235
Course Credits: 
3

This course provides a general introduction to the study of criminal behavior from an interdisciplinary perspective. Students will examine criminological theories of crime and criminality, offender types, along with current trends and patterns found in crime and delinquency. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or departmental permission.

Criminal Law

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
233
Course Credits: 
3

Course provides an analysis of the principles of criminal law and those concepts focusing on both the procedural aspects and substantive elements of various crimes. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or departmental permission.

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