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Criminology/Criminal Just Courses

1010
CCJ

Introduction to Criminology

This course examines crime and criminals with a particular emphasis on what actions society can or should take regarding crime and criminals. Explains why and how crime occurs and how this knowledge can guide governmental and legislative policy development. Factors that contribute to crime, the social reactions to crime, and the policies presently in place to combat crime will be examined. The focus will be on crime theories and perspectives.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1010H
CCJ

Honors Introduction To Criminology

Credit hours: 3

1020
CCJ

Introduction to Criminal Justice

This course provides students with a basic understanding of how the American criminal justice system functions. The American criminal justice system includes law enforcement agencies (police, sheriff, state law enforcement agents, FBI, CIA, DEA, ATF), the courts, and the corrections agencies (prisons and jails.)

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1020H
CCJ

Honors Introduction To Criminal Justice

Credit hours: 3

1191
CCJ

Human Behavior in Criminal Justice

A consideration of human behavior and how it relates to the duties and responsibilities of the criminal justice practitioner.

Credit hours: 3

2197
CCJ

Hostage Negotation

Goals and rationale for criminal justice training in hostage and barricade subject intervention. Comparisons will be made among the different approaches to these situations, such as assault sniper fire and containing and negotiating. The complexity of the criminal justice role and the stress involved will be discussed.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2500H
CCJ

Honors Juvenile Justice

Credit hours: 3

2645
CCJ

Financial Fraud Investigations

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2949
CCJ

COOP/Work Experience/Criminal Justice

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

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