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2021-2022 Catalog
CCJ 3023: Introduction to Criminal Justice

Course Description for Introduction to Criminal Justice

CCJ3023: Introduction to Criminal Justice
Prerequisites: CCJ 2002 This course explores the historical, philosophical, legal, and contemporary operation of the American criminal justice system. Particular emphasis is placed on research examining the primary institutions and actors of the criminal justice system in policing, courts, and corrections. The course also explores crime measurements, a profile of crime rates and victims, and an examination of offender and inmate populations.