||This course provides an overview of the history and present-day operation of the criminal justice process in the United States. Students will analyze the role, responsibility, and authority of each of the components of the system: police, courts, corrections, and the underlying principles and values of justice. Additionally, students will learn various methods of writing as they pertain to the discipline of criminal justice such as: article critiques; annotated bibliographies; reaction papers; police, probation and parole reports; agency case studies and policy analysis papers.
3 Credit Hours
Course Descriptions » Criminal Justice