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CJ& 101
Introduction to Criminal Justice


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Social Sciences]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Examines the relationships and respective responsibilities of different criminal justice agencies. Studies the movement through the system from initial investigation of the crime to ultimate release from confinement. Recommended: READ 088. Formerly CJ 101, Introduction to Criminal Justice.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the Criminal Justice System in America.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history and structure of police services.
  • Describe the American adversarial concept of procedural law, and stages of the involved court processes. (Critical Thinking)
  • Define Criminal Justice terminology, legal expressions, and applicable Criminal Justice slang. (Communication)
  • Explain ethical/professional contemporary issues present across Criminal Justice professions. (Personal & Professional Responsibility)

  • Course Topics
  • Crime classifications
  • Enforcement agencies
  • Judicial processes
  • Correctional systems
  • Juvenile justice systems

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    CJ& 101
    Spring 2014
    1488
    Jon Cassetto
    CJ& 101
    Winter 2013
    5708
    Dominic Cortinas
    CJ& 101
    Winter 2010
    5708
    Dominic Cortinas
    CJ& 101
    Winter 2010
    6326
    DEVON GUSTAFSON
    CJ& 101
    Summer 2009
    5708
    Dominic Cortinas


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
     
     
     
    X
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.