Introduction to Criminal Justice-3 hours. B
surveys the entire criminal justice process from law
enforcement to the
administration of justice through corrections. It
discusses the history and philosophy of the system and
introduces various career opportunities.
to Law Enforcement-3 hours. B
examines the history and philosophy of law enforcement, as well
as the organization and jurisdiction of local, state, and
federal agencies. It includes the duties and functions of law
CRJ140. Criminal Law
and Procedure.-3 hours. C
examines both substantive and procedural law. The legal elements
of various crimes are discussed, with emphasis placed on the
contents of the Alabama Code. Areas of criminal procedure
essential to the criminal justice profession are also covered.
to Corrections.-3 hours. B
provides an introduction to the philosophical and historical
foundations of corrections in America. Incarceration and some of
its alternatives are considered.
NEW COURSES ADDED 2008:
Evidence. - 3 hours. B
This course considers
the origins of the law of evidence and current rules of
evidence. Types of evidence, their definitions and uses are
covered, as well as the functions of the court regarding
CRJ160. Introduction to Security. - 3
This course surveys the operation, organization
and problems in providing safety and security to business
enterprises. Private, retail, and industrial security is
CRJ208. Introduction to Criminology. - 3 hours. B This course delves into the nature and extent of
crime in the United States, as well as criminal delinquent
behavior and theories of causation. This study includes
criminal personalities, principles of prevention, control, and
CRJ209. Juvenile Delinquency. - 3 hours. B This course examines the causes of delinquency.
It also reviews programs of prevention, and control of juvenile
delinquency as well as the role of the courts.