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 3050 - Principles of Security, Crime Prevention, and Asset Protection

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Restrictions:

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

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only

CJST 3060 - Theories of Crime

Credit(s): 1 or 3 Credits

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 3300 - Criminal Investigations

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Restrictions:

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

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only

CJST 3350 - Introduction to Risk Management & Liability

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 3650 - White Collar Crime

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course will take an intensive look at white collar crime. Students will be introduced to the nature of white collar crime and will be advised as to the many different ways that non violent crime can be accomplished, the people that commit these crimes and the motivation for their actions.

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only

CJST 3700 - The Death Penalty

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course is designed to be an intensive investigation into the death penalty. The investigation will include a brief review of the history of the death penalty, both in America and internationally. The investigation will continue into a review of how and why the death penalty is being used as a means of punishment in current times.

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 3900 - Introduction to Terrorism

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course will review the nature of domestic and international terrorism and the ways in which it affects the United States and its criminal justice system. It will consider various roots and causes of terrorism, methods of terrorism, ideologies associated with terrorism, and the response of the American criminal justice system.

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 4000 - Security Administration

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Restrictions:

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

Attributes: Prof. Studies Students Only

CJST 4140 - Drugs and Behavior

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course gives the student a basic understanding of the common drugs used and abused in American society today by focusing on the history of drug use in the United States, the identification of legal and illegal drugs, the manner in which drugs affect the human body, and governmental policy in regard to drug use in the United States and its social implications.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1905; PSY 1010

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 4850 - CJO Portfolio Pro-Seminar

Credit(s): 1 Credit

Taken the last term of senior year in the CJST major. A seminar course in which each student assembles and presents a degree program portfolio. The portfolio will consist of designated course projects that were completed throughout the CJST degree program. The seminar will allow students to reflect on their personal and professional development and create a formal display of their knowledge and skills. The content and presentation of the portfolio will be evaluated by faculty according to established performance criteria. A pass/no pass grade will be given upon completion of the portfolio seminar.

Restrictions:

Students with a semester level of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

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