Criminal Justice (CJST)

CJST 2930 - Special Studies

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only

CJST 2980 - Independent Study

Credit(s): 1 or 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

CJST 3000 - Intro to Criminal Justice

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Survey of the criminal justice systems with particular emphasis on the interrelationship of the components of the system (police, courts, corrections, legal profession) to each other and to society.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1900

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only

CJST 3200 - Criminal Law and Evidence

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only

CJST 3550 - Juvenile Justice System

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Intensive analysis of the social administration of juvenile justice within the U.S. Particular emphasis will be placed on the decision-making process of police, court and probation officials regarding apprehension and processing of juveniles. Recent Supreme Court decisions, assessment of effort at prevention, control, and rehabilitation will be discussed in light of theoretical perspectives.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1900

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only

CJST 3590 - Sociology of Law

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only

CJST 3750 - Introduction to Corrections

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Overview of the corrections field; courts, detention, sentencing, adult institutions, probation, parole, and staffing and personnel issues.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1900

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only

CJST 3800 - Deviance and Social Control

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Social and psychological theories leading to punishment vs. rehabilitation debate; suggestions of workable alternatives based on behavior modification and defensible space; scientific method, system analysis, creative problem solving.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 190

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only

CJST 3930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

CJST 3980 - Independent Study

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only

CJST 4750 - Criminal Justice and Security Management Capstone

Credit(s): 1 or 3 Credits

This course will constitute a synthesis of the Criminal Justice and Security Management (CJSM) major courses. The course will address what you have learned from all your undergraduate coursework including courses in the core, electives, and the CJSM program.

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only

CJST 4910 - Criminal Justice Internship

Credit(s): 1-6 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Requires permission from the Program Director, and junior status. This course elective allows students to acquire relevant work experience with local corporate or not-for-profit organizations, courts, or governmental agencies. Students will have the opportunity to put knowledge and skills into practice under the direction of both a faculty sponsor and a practitioner from the organization. The arrangements for the working relationship and elective credit must be established prior to the start of the internship.

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only

CJST 4930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

CJST 4960 - Service Learning Experience

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

CJST 4980 - Independent Study

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only