CJ 100 : Survey of the Criminal Justice System

Transcript title

Survey Criminal Justice System



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Course Description

Introductory survey of the functional components of the U.S. criminal justice system. Includes law enforcement, the courts and corrections.

Course learning outcomes

1. Students will identify constitutional restrictions placed on law enforcement.
2. Students will recognize the organizational structure of police agencies and define terms used in the process of justice, the court system and related agencies.
3. Students will be able to identify trends in modern policing and methods applicable to improving the criminal justice system.
4. Students will define his/her educational and employment objectives.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Social Science

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