Courses

Cooperative Education (junior status)

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
495
Course Credits: 
3

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.

Corrections in America

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
334
Course Credits: 
3

An examination of the correctional institution, including the history of penology, structure and organization, personnel, and inmate social world within American prisons. Also studied are the areas of probation and parole, and their place in the overall concept of rehabilitation and community corrections in modern society. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

Courts and Justice

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
331
Course Credits: 
3

An overview and examination of the functions, operations, and decision-making processes of the American court system. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

Criminal Justice Policy Analysis & Planning

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
430
Course Credits: 
3

An examination of the historical and contemporary efforts to control or prevent crime. Major policies, programs, and strategies will be reviewed and critically analyzed. An emphasis will be placed on the development of analytical skills and the appropriate use of statistical techniques. Computer applications and other practical methods will be presented. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

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.

Criminal Law

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
332
Course Credits: 
3

An investigation and evaluation of the growth of legal relationships between the individual and government with special attention paid to the problems of law enforcement, including the adjudication of law and the impact of these decisions on both the citizen and the criminal justice system. Prerequisite: sophomore 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.

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.

Ethics in Criminal Justice

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
432
Course Credits: 
3

An examination of ethical behavior that will provide criminal justice students with the relevant decision-making skills that will enhance the practitioner’s duty performance as well as the public interest. The emphasis will be on making moral, rational and responsible decisions which will lead to ethical professional behavior. (Must be taken at Notre Dame College.) Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

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