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CRIM 3300   History Of Crim Jus    
CRIM 3301   Police Administration    
CRIM 3302   Victimology    
CRIM 3303   Forensic Science    
CRIM 3304   Law And Society    
CRIM 3305   Substantive Law    
CRIM 3306   Community Corrections   CRIM 3306 Community Corrections (3-0). This course will focus on community corrections in the criminal justice system as an alternative to institutionalization. Students will examine the treatment and rehabilitation concepts; probation and parole techniques; statutory and case law; case management; agency organization and administration.  
CRIM 3306   Probation & Parole    
CRIM 3307   Police Ethics & Legal Liab    
CRIM 3308   Law Of Evidence    
CRIM 3309   Juvenile Law    
CRIM 3310   Crime Scene Invest    
CRIM 3311   Multiculturalism CJ System    
CRIM 3312   Criminal Investigation   CRIM 3312 Criminal Investigation (3-0). Investigative theory; collection and preservation of evidence; sources of information; interview and interrogation; uses of forensic sciences; case and trial preparation photography.  
CRIM 3316   Domestic Violence   CRIM 3316 Domestic Violence (3-0). This course is designed to give the student a basic knowledge of the issues surrounding victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. Topics covered will include victim and perpetrator characteristics explanations for the violence and explanations for the victim's behavior. Criminal justice responses to domestic violence situations both currently and historically will also be covered.  
CRIM 3340   Criminal Justice Ethics   CRIM 3340 Criminal Justice Ethics (3-0). An Analysis of ethical dilemmas in the criminal justice system. An exploration into situational ethics relating to practices in Criminal Justice system. This course will address many ethical scenarios encountered by law enforcement prosecutors court officers and corrections staff in the performance of their duties. Students will develop an understanding of the moral and ethical issues as well as how these dilemmas are resolved.  
CRIM 3341   Research Methods for CJ   CRIM 3341 Research Methods for Criminal Justice (3-1). This course provides as introduction to criminal justice research methods. Students will learn how to evaluate current and conduct contemporary research in the field of criminal justice. The course introduces students to terminology and tools of the scientific method. Several data collection techniques available to criminal justice researchers are explored and evaluated Students will learn how to evaluate academic research products in terns if their contribution to the fields of criminal justice as well as to how to develop their own research problems. (Required for CJ and HS)  
CRIM 4300   Amer Corrections    
CRIM 4301   Drugs and The Law    
CRIM 4302   Constitutional Law    
CRIM 4303   Family Violence    
CRIM 4304   Criminology    
CRIM 4305   Procedural Law    
CRIM 4308   Cnst Rghts Pris & Detain    
CRIM 4309   Seminar In CJ    
CRIM 4309   Seminar In CJ: Current Issues    
CRIM 4310   American Courts    
CRIM 4312   Immigration Law    
CRIM 4313   Juvenile Delinquency and Law   CRIM 4313 Juvenile Delinquency and Law (3-0). This course will focus on the nature and extent of juvenile deviant behavior; deviancy theories; juvenile statutory and case law; judicial processes; policies and police practices related to juvenile justice.  
CRIM 4314   American Courts   CRIM 4314 American Courts (3-0). A survey of the dynamics of the state and federal judicial system; the interrelated relationship of the judge, jury, prosecutor, and defense; judicial theory, and an in-depth study of the criminal case within the court.  
CRIM 4318   Advanced Homeland Security   CRIM 4318 Advanced Homeland Security (3-0). This course will explore the creation and evolution of the Department of Homeland Security. Additional focus will be on the War on Terror, Weapons of Mass Destruction, new technologies and the role of civilian organizations within Homeland Security. Equivalent courses: CJ 4318  
CRIM 4324   Immigration Law and Policy   CRIM 4324 Immigration Law and Policy (3-0). This course will focus on the history and development of immigration patterns and policies in the United States. Emphasis will be placed on policy issues as related to the work of Criminal Justice practitioners particularly in the post-9/11 world. Students will also be expected to analyze policy impact on various groups of immigrants.  
CRIM 4330   Law Enforcement Admin   CRIM 4330 Law Enforcement Administration (3-0). Students will explore a comprehensive overview of practices within law enforcement administration. The history of law enforcement administration the evolution of professional policing as well as current issues and trends will be addressed. Emphasis will be places on issues related to human resource administration and the leadership skills required to successfully manage a law enforcement agency.  
CRIM 4332   Const Issues in Corr   CRIM 4332 Constitutional Issues in Corrections (3-0). In the course students will explore the origins of correctional systems and how these systems and correctional philosophies have evolved over time. Students will also study the First Fourth Fifth Sixth Eighth and Fourteenth Amendment rights and the theories behind those rights as they relate to convicted prisoners and pretrial detainees. The impact of court decisions on prisons and jails. Liability and immunity of correctional personnel.  
CRIM 4335   Drug Ident & Enforcement   CRIM 4335 Drug Identification and Enforcement (3-0). Lectures demonstrations and discussions that address all aspects of drug law identification and analysis with an emphasis on those related to law enforcement. Illicit drugs are examined for their societal impact.  
CRIM 4337   Forensic Science   CRIM 4337 Forensic Science (3-0). The science of fingerprints and DNA is examined; a study of criminalistics and the techniques employed in the recovery classification and identification of crime scene evidence; the analysis and interpretation of physical evidence.  
CRIM 4368   Multiculturalism in CJ   CRIM 4368 Multiculturalism in the Criminal Justice System (3-0). Understanding communicating and working with persons from different cultures; basic human relations skills needed by those working in the criminal justice system; women in the criminal justice system; equal protection of the law and anti-discrimination civil rights sexual harassment and related laws; criminal justice ethics.