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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 2105. Criminology (3-0-3) Critical analysis and evaluation of major theories concerning the causes of crime and the implications of them for the prevention of criminal behavior.


CRJU 2145. Criminal Law (3-0-3) This course covers the historical origins and evolution of substantive law and its current purposes in the criminal justice system and U.S. society.


CRJU 3126. Institutional Treatment of Criminal Offenders (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. This course examines institutional and individual theories of correctional treatment of criminal offenders.


CRJU 3146. Criminal Justice Administrations (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. Examines theories of organization, management, and administration as they relate to criminal justice practices in law enforcement, corrections, and the courts. Organizational life, leadership, personnel management, bureaucracy, resource management, and other critical administration issues are addressed.


CRJU 4165. Police Community Relations (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. The relationship and responsibilities of the criminal justice agencies to problems of social change and conflict between groups and individuals in the community.