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Criminal Justice

  • CJ91 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 1: Orientation to Policing and Professionalism - Register

    Offers a basic overview of the criminal justice system in Oregon to reserve police officers. The module orients students to ethical and professional responsibilities, cultural awareness, patrol procedures and concepts of tactical communications. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered fall term.

  • CJ91 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 1: Orientation to Policing and Professionalism - Register

    Offers a basic overview of the criminal justice system in Oregon to reserve police officers. The module orients students to ethical and professional responsibilities, cultural awareness, patrol procedures and concepts of tactical communications. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered fall term.

  • CJ92 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 2: Legal and Investigative Concepts I - Register

    Offers training in topics ranging from first aid to criminal and procedural law application along with criminal investigation concepts, use of force, civil liability, defensive tactics and mental health concepts. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered fall term.

  • CJ92 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 2: Legal and Investigative Concepts I - Register

    Offers training in topics ranging from first aid to criminal and procedural law application along with criminal investigation concepts, use of force, civil liability, defensive tactics and mental health concepts. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered fall term.

  • CJ93 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 3: Legal and Investigative Concepts II - Register

    Offers training in topics ranging from crimes related to property, fraud and deception along with focus on report writing and criminal investigation. Continued focus on defensive tactics is also part of the module. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered fall term.

  • CJ93 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 3: Legal and Investigative Concepts II - Register

    Offers training in topics ranging from crimes related to property, fraud and deception along with focus on report writing and criminal investigation. Continued focus on defensive tactics is also part of the module. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered fall term.

  • CJ94 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 4: Legal and Investigative Concepts III - Register

    Offers continuing training in defensive tactics along with training related to OLCC, alcohol, controlled substances, weapons, public order, sex and family offenses, domestic violence, missing and abducted children, and child abuse investigations. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered winter term.

  • CJ94 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 4: Legal and Investigative Concepts III - Register

    Offers continuing training in defensive tactics along with training related to OLCC, alcohol, controlled substances, weapons, public order, sex and family offenses, domestic violence, missing and abducted children, and child abuse investigations. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered winter term.

  • CJ95 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 5: Legal and Investigative Concepts IV - Register

    Offers training in defensive tactics, traffic enforcement, controlled substances, unattended deaths, homicide investigation, gang awareness and forensics. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered winter term.

  • CJ95 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 5: Legal and Investigative Concepts IV - Register

    Offers training in defensive tactics, traffic enforcement, controlled substances, unattended deaths, homicide investigation, gang awareness and forensics. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered winter term.

  • CJ96 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 6: Police Skills Proficiency I - Register

    Offers practical application of knowledge in less lethal force options, defensive tactics, and mock trials along with application of investigative techniques related to sexual assault. Juvenile law and justice issues are also addressed. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered winter term.

  • CJ96 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 6: Police Skills Proficiency I - Register

    Offers practical application of knowledge in less lethal force options, defensive tactics, and mock trials along with application of investigative techniques related to sexual assault. Juvenile law and justice issues are also addressed. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered winter term.

  • CJ97 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 7: Police Skills Proficiency II - Register

    Offers practical skills training in elder abuse, defensive tactics, crash investigation, firearms orientation, building searches and field sobriety testing. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered spring term.

  • CJ97 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 7: Police Skills Proficiency II - Register

    Offers practical skills training in elder abuse, defensive tactics, crash investigation, firearms orientation, building searches and field sobriety testing. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered spring term.

  • CJ98 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 8: Police Skills Proficiency III - Register

    Offers training in mock trials, vehicle stops, use of force decision-making scenarios, and confrontational simulations. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Prerequisite: CJ99. Offered spring term.

  • CJ98 0 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 8: Police Skills Proficiency III - Register

    Offers training in mock trials, vehicle stops, use of force decision-making scenarios, and confrontational simulations. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Prerequisite: CJ99. Offered spring term.

  • CJ99 0 credit
    Criminal Justice Workshop - Register

    Provides a variety of special course offerings, seminars and workshops in various subject areas of criminal justice. Taught by visiting lecturers and/or regular faculty, courses will focus on topics of special concern, training, and criminal justice and/or community concern. Course offerings will be based upon demand and will vary in length. Course does not transfer.

  • CJ99 0 credit
    Criminal Justice Workshop - Register

    Provides a variety of special course offerings, seminars and workshops in various subject areas of criminal justice. Taught by visiting lecturers and/or regular faculty, courses will focus on topics of special concern, training, and criminal justice and/or community concern. Course offerings will be based upon demand and will vary in length. Course does not transfer.

  • CJ100 4 credits
    Foundations and Ethics in Criminal Justice - Register

    Provides an introduction to the legal and historical foundations and components of the criminal justice system. Issues in criminal justice administration and professionalism will be explored within an ethical decision-making framework. Career and professional development strategies will be assessed.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores.

  • CJ100 4 credits
    Foundations and Ethics in Criminal Justice - Register

    Provides an introduction to the legal and historical foundations and components of the criminal justice system. Issues in criminal justice administration and professionalism will be explored within an ethical decision-making framework. Career and professional development strategies will be assessed.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores.

  • CJ101 4 credits
    Introduction to Criminology - Register

    Offers an interdisciplinary perspective of crime and criminal behavior in relation to the criminal justice system. Theoretical approaches to explaining crime, criminal statistics, typologies, and victimology will be assessed, and the influence of crime theory on public policy will be explored. Dual numbered as SOC244.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores.

  • CJ101 4 credits
    Introduction to Criminology - Register

    Offers an interdisciplinary perspective of crime and criminal behavior in relation to the criminal justice system. Theoretical approaches to explaining crime, criminal statistics, typologies, and victimology will be assessed, and the influence of crime theory on public policy will be explored. Dual numbered as SOC244.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores.

  • CJ110 4 credits
    Introduction to Law Enforcement - Register

    Offers comprehensive analysis of police practices and an exploration of law enforcement systems in the United States. The history of policing and practices in modern law enforcement are explored with special emphasis on community policing. Topics include professional discretion, ethical dilemmas, use of force, the role of police, and career development.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores. Offered fall and spring terms.

  • CJ110 4 credits
    Introduction to Law Enforcement - Register

    Offers comprehensive analysis of police practices and an exploration of law enforcement systems in the United States. The history of policing and practices in modern law enforcement are explored with special emphasis on community policing. Topics include professional discretion, ethical dilemmas, use of force, the role of police, and career development.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores. Offered fall and spring terms.

  • CJ120 4 credits
    Introduction to the Judicial Process - Register

    Presents a theoretical, legal, and practical perspective of America’s courts with emphasis on the functions and roles of prosecutors, defense attorneys, and judges. Problems and issues associated with the administration of the courts, processing of offenders, status of accused, victims, and witnesses are addressed from the time an offender is arrested through sentencing.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores. Offered fall and winter terms.

  • CJ120 4 credits
    Introduction to the Judicial Process - Register

    Presents a theoretical, legal, and practical perspective of America’s courts with emphasis on the functions and roles of prosecutors, defense attorneys, and judges. Problems and issues associated with the administration of the courts, processing of offenders, status of accused, victims, and witnesses are addressed from the time an offender is arrested through sentencing.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores. Offered fall and winter terms.

  • CJ130 4 credits
    Introduction to Corrections - Register

    Examines the history, philosophy, and practices associated with the correction of people convicted of crimes in the United States. Community supervision and legal principles related to the rights and status of convicted offenders are addressed. Correctional institutions are a specific focus. Custody and security issues, treatment programs, and legal liabilities and obligations of correctional staff are emphasized.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores. Offered fall and spring terms.

  • CJ130 4 credits
    Introduction to Corrections - Register

    Examines the history, philosophy, and practices associated with the correction of people convicted of crimes in the United States. Community supervision and legal principles related to the rights and status of convicted offenders are addressed. Correctional institutions are a specific focus. Custody and security issues, treatment programs, and legal liabilities and obligations of correctional staff are emphasized.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores. Offered fall and spring terms.

  • CJ191 4 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 1: Orientation to Policing/Professionalism - Register

    Offers a basic overview of the criminal justice system in Oregon to reserve police officers. The module orients students to ethical and professional responsibilities, cultural awareness, patrol procedures and concepts of tactical communications. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered fall term.

  • CJ191 4 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 1: Orientation to Policing/Professionalism - Register

    Offers a basic overview of the criminal justice system in Oregon to reserve police officers. The module orients students to ethical and professional responsibilities, cultural awareness, patrol procedures and concepts of tactical communications. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered fall term.

  • CJ192 4 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 2: Legal and Investigative Concepts I - Register

    Offers training in topics ranging from first aid to criminal and procedural law application along with criminal investigation concepts, use of force, civil liability, defensive tactics and mental health concepts. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered fall term.

  • CJ192 4 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 2: Legal and Investigative Concepts I - Register

    Offers training in topics ranging from first aid to criminal and procedural law application along with criminal investigation concepts, use of force, civil liability, defensive tactics and mental health concepts. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered fall term.

  • CJ193 3 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 3: Legal and Investigative Concepts II - Register

    Offers training in topics ranging from crimes related to property, fraud and deception along with focus on report writing and criminal investigation. Continued focus on defensive tactics is also part of the module. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered fall term.

  • CJ193 3 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 3: Legal and Investigative Concepts II - Register

    Offers training in topics ranging from crimes related to property, fraud and deception along with focus on report writing and criminal investigation. Continued focus on defensive tactics is also part of the module. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered fall term.

  • CJ194 4 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 4: Legal and Investigative Concepts III - Register

    Offers continuing training in defensive tactics along with training related to OLCC, alcohol, controlled substances, weapons, public order, sex and family offenses, domestic violence, missing and abducted children, and child abuse investigations. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered winter term.

  • CJ194 4 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 4: Legal and Investigative Concepts III - Register

    Offers continuing training in defensive tactics along with training related to OLCC, alcohol, controlled substances, weapons, public order, sex and family offenses, domestic violence, missing and abducted children, and child abuse investigations. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered winter term.

  • CJ195 3 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 5: Legal and Investigative Concepts IV - Register

    Offers training in defensive tactics, traffic enforcement, controlled substances, unattended deaths, homicide investigation, gang awareness and forensics. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered winter term.

  • CJ195 3 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 5: Legal and Investigative Concepts IV - Register

    Offers training in defensive tactics, traffic enforcement, controlled substances, unattended deaths, homicide investigation, gang awareness and forensics. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered winter term.

  • CJ196 2 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 6: Police Skills Proficiency I - Register

    Offers practical application of knowledge in less lethal force options, defensive tactics, and mock trials along with application of investigative techniques related to sexual assault. Juvenile law and justice issues are also addressed. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered winter term.

  • CJ196 2 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 6: Police Skills Proficiency I - Register

    Offers practical application of knowledge in less lethal force options, defensive tactics, and mock trials along with application of investigative techniques related to sexual assault. Juvenile law and justice issues are also addressed. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered winter term.

  • CJ197 3 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 7: Police Skills Proficiency II - Register

    Offers practical skills training in elder abuse, defensive tactics, crash investigation, firearms orientation, building searches and field sobriety testing. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered spring term.

  • CJ197 3 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 7: Police Skills Proficiency II - Register

    Offers practical skills training in elder abuse, defensive tactics, crash investigation, firearms orientation, building searches and field sobriety testing. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered spring term.

  • CJ198 3 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 8: Police Skills Proficiency III - Register

    Offers training in mock trials, vehicle stops, use of force decision-making scenarios, and confrontational simulations. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered spring term.

  • CJ198 3 credits
    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 8: Police Skills Proficiency III - Register

    Offers training in mock trials, vehicle stops, use of force decision-making scenarios, and confrontational simulations. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered spring term.

  • CJ199 Variable credit
    Special Studies: Criminal Justice - Register

    Includes special course offerings, seminars and workshops in various subject areas of criminal justice. The special offerings will be taught by visiting lecturers and regular faculty and will focus on topics of special concern, training, and criminal justice and/or community concern. Course offerings will be based upon demand and will vary in length.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores.

  • CJ199 Variable credit
    Special Studies: Criminal Justice - Register

    Includes special course offerings, seminars and workshops in various subject areas of criminal justice. The special offerings will be taught by visiting lecturers and regular faculty and will focus on topics of special concern, training, and criminal justice and/or community concern. Course offerings will be based upon demand and will vary in length.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores.

  • CJ201 4 credits
    Juvenile Delinquency - Register

    Presents a philosophical, historical, and practical survey of juvenile justice administration in the United States. In the context of an interdisciplinary framework, theories, factors, and characteristics of delinquency will be presented and treatment and delinquency prevention programs will be surveyed. Dual numbered as SOC221.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores.

  • CJ201 4 credits
    Juvenile Delinquency - Register

    Presents a philosophical, historical, and practical survey of juvenile justice administration in the United States. In the context of an interdisciplinary framework, theories, factors, and characteristics of delinquency will be presented and treatment and delinquency prevention programs will be surveyed. Dual numbered as SOC221.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores.

  • CJ203 3 credits
    Crisis Intervention - Register

    Focuses on crises encountered in a variety of settings related to public safety. Techniques and approaches to intervention and working with people experiencing crises are addressed. Presents material on initial intervention, defusing and assessment, and resolution and/or referral, with emphasis on safety.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores. Offered fall term.

  • CJ203 3 credits
    Crisis Intervention - Register

    Focuses on crises encountered in a variety of settings related to public safety. Techniques and approaches to intervention and working with people experiencing crises are addressed. Presents material on initial intervention, defusing and assessment, and resolution and/or referral, with emphasis on safety.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores. Offered fall term.

  • CJ210 4 credits
    Criminal Investigation - Register

    Introduces the investigative process and techniques associated with processing crime scenes and developing information useful in justice agency investigations. Specific attention is given to crime scenes, interviewing, handling and preparation of evidence, witnesses, surveillance, technical resources, case preparation and proactive approaches to investigations generally as well as in relation to specific crimes.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores. Offered winter term.

  • CJ210 4 credits
    Criminal Investigation - Register

    Introduces the investigative process and techniques associated with processing crime scenes and developing information useful in justice agency investigations. Specific attention is given to crime scenes, interviewing, handling and preparation of evidence, witnesses, surveillance, technical resources, case preparation and proactive approaches to investigations generally as well as in relation to specific crimes.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores. Offered winter term.

  • CJ214 4 credits
    Crime, Justice and Diversity - Register

    Provides a balanced examination of issues of crime and justice administration in the context of race, ethnicity, and diverse populations in the community. Diversity in the context of crime victimization, accused and convicted criminals, public perceptions, and employment in the criminal justice system is addressed. Problem-solving to facilitate improved understanding and cooperation between criminal justice practitioners and diverse populations in communities is emphasized.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90, BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores, and CJ100; CJ120 recommended. Offered winter and spring terms.

  • CJ214 4 credits
    Crime, Justice and Diversity - Register

    Provides a balanced examination of issues of crime and justice administration in the context of race, ethnicity, and diverse populations in the community. Diversity in the context of crime victimization, accused and convicted criminals, public perceptions, and employment in the criminal justice system is addressed. Problem-solving to facilitate improved understanding and cooperation between criminal justice practitioners and diverse populations in communities is emphasized.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90, BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores, and CJ100; CJ120 recommended. Offered winter and spring terms.

  • CJ220 4 credits
    Law I: Substantive Law and Liability - Register

    Presents an introductory study of criminal law concepts focusing on substantive law. Topics addressed include historical and constitutional principles of criminal law, classification of crimes, principles of criminal liability, elements of crimes, parties to crimes, inchoate offenses, defenses against criminal responsibility, and selected case law. Crimes against persons and crimes against property will be analyzed. Principles of civil rights law and professional liability will be addressed.
    Prerequisite: CJ120. Offered fall and winter terms.

  • CJ220 4 credits
    Law I: Substantive Law and Liability - Register

    Presents an introductory study of criminal law concepts focusing on substantive law. Topics addressed include historical and constitutional principles of criminal law, classification of crimes, principles of criminal liability, elements of crimes, parties to crimes, inchoate offenses, defenses against criminal responsibility, and selected case law. Crimes against persons and crimes against property will be analyzed. Principles of civil rights law and professional liability will be addressed.
    Prerequisite: CJ120. Offered fall and winter terms.

  • CJ221 4 credits
    Law II: Constitutional Criminal Procedure - Register

    Examines constitutional principles and procedural considerations related to the investigation of crime, processing of accused persons, and maintenance of order in American society. Rights of individuals and responsibilities of law enforcement officers based on court decisions in relation to the First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution are addressed.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores, and CJ220. Offered winter and spring terms.

  • CJ221 4 credits
    Law II: Constitutional Criminal Procedure - Register

    Examines constitutional principles and procedural considerations related to the investigation of crime, processing of accused persons, and maintenance of order in American society. Rights of individuals and responsibilities of law enforcement officers based on court decisions in relation to the First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution are addressed.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores, and CJ220. Offered winter and spring terms.

  • CJ223 4 credits
    Law III: Evidence and Trial Process - Register

    Presents the origin, development, and constitutional basis for evidence used in legal proceedings. Technical and legal problems of evidence associated with the investigation of crimes and as viewed in the modern court-room are presented. Aspects of procedural law directly related to evidence issues are reviewed. Case development and trial preparation are emphasized through mock trial exercises.
    Prerequisite: CJ120. Offered fall and spring terms.

  • CJ223 4 credits
    Law III: Evidence and Trial Process - Register

    Presents the origin, development, and constitutional basis for evidence used in legal proceedings. Technical and legal problems of evidence associated with the investigation of crimes and as viewed in the modern court-room are presented. Aspects of procedural law directly related to evidence issues are reviewed. Case development and trial preparation are emphasized through mock trial exercises.
    Prerequisite: CJ120. Offered fall and spring terms.

  • CJ229 4 credits
    Community Corrections and Casework - Register

    Examines community corrections philosophies, services, practices and treatment programs including probation, parole, community-based release programs, and alternatives to incarceration. Offers an overview of corrections casework approaches to behavior modification through assessment, classification, interviewing and counseling, and other treatment modalities.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores. Offered winter term.

  • CJ229 4 credits
    Community Corrections and Casework - Register

    Examines community corrections philosophies, services, practices and treatment programs including probation, parole, community-based release programs, and alternatives to incarceration. Offers an overview of corrections casework approaches to behavior modification through assessment, classification, interviewing and counseling, and other treatment modalities.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores. Offered winter term.

  • CJ243 4 credits
    Drugs, Crime, and Addiction - Register

    Introduces students to the dynamics of drug and alcohol addiction and the social and legal issues of drug abuse. Examines the political considerations behind contemporary drug enforcement policy. Explores the historical origins of the illegal drug trade. Dual numbered as SOC243.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores; SP111 and WR121 recommended.

  • CJ243 4 credits
    Drugs, Crime, and Addiction - Register

    Introduces students to the dynamics of drug and alcohol addiction and the social and legal issues of drug abuse. Examines the political considerations behind contemporary drug enforcement policy. Explores the historical origins of the illegal drug trade. Dual numbered as SOC243.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores; SP111 and WR121 recommended.

  • CJ270 4 credits
    Capstone Project in Criminal Justice - Register

    Serves as the culminating experience in criminal justice degree programs. Skills and knowledge acquired in criminal justice courses are integrated and applied to a field situation related to the control and prevention of crime and public safety administration. The course requires a comprehensive, structured research report, an oral presentation, and exams to assess professional competence.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department chair. Offered spring term.

  • CJ270 4 credits
    Capstone Project in Criminal Justice - Register

    Serves as the culminating experience in criminal justice degree programs. Skills and knowledge acquired in criminal justice courses are integrated and applied to a field situation related to the control and prevention of crime and public safety administration. The course requires a comprehensive, structured research report, an oral presentation, and exams to assess professional competence.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department chair. Offered spring term.

  • CJ280 Variable credit
    Cooperative Work Experience/Criminal Justice - Register

    Cooperative Work Experience is an educational program that enables students to receive academic credit for on-the-job, experiential learning based on skills acquired in their programs. Together, the instructor, employer, and student establish learning objectives that specify the significant and appropriate learning which is expected to result from the work experience. This course offers a career-related experience for students working for an approved employer. As a capstone course, it should be completed within the last two terms of a certificate or degree program. Course is graded on a pass/no pass basis.

  • CJ280 Variable credit
    Cooperative Work Experience/Criminal Justice - Register

    Cooperative Work Experience is an educational program that enables students to receive academic credit for on-the-job, experiential learning based on skills acquired in their programs. Together, the instructor, employer, and student establish learning objectives that specify the significant and appropriate learning which is expected to result from the work experience. This course offers a career-related experience for students working for an approved employer. As a capstone course, it should be completed within the last two terms of a certificate or degree program. Course is graded on a pass/no pass basis.