Courses

The Middle East: From Islam to Nationalism

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
333
Course Credits: 
3

This course examines Middle Eastern history from the time of Muhammad to the present, with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries: the origins and spread of Islam, the rise and fall of the Ottoman and Safavid Empires, the era of European imperialism, and the development of the contemporary Middle East. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

The Passing of the Old Order: Europe in the 20th Century

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
325
Course Credits: 
3

An examination of the end of the Balance of Power system and the devastating effects of the two world wars on Europe’s place in the world. Beginning with the origins of World War I through the end of the Cold War, the reduction of western Europe’s dominant position in the world will be investigated. Special attention will be given to the failure of the Treaty of Versailles, the rise of fascism, the Holocaust and the origins and effects of the Cold War on Europe. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

The Role of Police in Contemporary Society

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
333
Course Credits: 
3

An examination of the role behavior and life of the line officer within the police subculture and in modern society. Among the topics presented are the influence of coercive power, subcultural influences, and personal issues related to loyalty, stress, health, critical incidents, family, and faith. Prerequisite: sophomore 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.

The Transformation of Japan: From Feudalism to Nationhood

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
332
Course Credits: 
3

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.

Theory & Applied Criminology

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
235
Course Credits: 
3

An introduction into the history of crime, the sociology of criminal law, the operation of the criminal justice system, focusing on the roles of the police, prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges. Offender types, including conventional, white collar and organized crime are also considered as are theories of causation, victimology, prison, probation, and parole, and current trends and issues in criminology.

Victimology

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
499
Course Credits: 
3

Overview of the criminal justice system that discusses the historical development and operations of the contemporary justice system in the United States, with an emphasis on emerging trends in the concepts and practices of the relevant agencies.

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.

Western Cultures from 1500

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
110
Course Credits: 
3

This course will examine the development of the Western World from 1500 to the present. Emphasis will be placed on the interaction between European culture and the culture of Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia during the periods of colonialism, imperialism and after independence.

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