Criminal Justice Options

CRJU 1105. Introduction to Criminal Justice (3-0-3) A survey of history, philosophy, functions, and relationships among criminal justice systems. Particular attention will be given to the behavioral, social, political, and policy aspects of the justice system at the state and federal levels including constitutional issues.

CRJU 3167. Forensic Evidence (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. This course is designed to provide the student with a basic knowledge of the role of the forensic sciences with specific reference to aspects of forensic evidence (physical evidence) in crime scene investigation, law enforcement, and criminal justice. It provides a contemporary view of the forensic sciences that will give the student a solid foundation of knowledge regarding the current techniques in forensic analysis of physical evidence.

CRJU 4178. Forensic Criminal Justice (3-0-3) This course is designed to provide the student with forensic knowledge that relates to criminal investigations that require the use of new, high-tech, techniques in criminalistics. Investigative techniques such as criminal mapping, blood stain analysis and patterning, criminal profiling, DNA analysis, fingerprinting analysis, etc. are topics included in the study of forensic criminal justice.