CJ101 Introduction to Criminal Justice
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