CRJ 101 Justice System (3 credits)

This introductory course is designed to acquaint students with the collection and analysis of crime data, the activities of the components of the criminal justice system, and key criminological theories. Special attention is paid to the interrelationship among law enforcement, courts, and corrections as they work toward balancing public order and individual rights in an increasingly diverse society. Required of all Criminal Justice majors. Prerequisite or co-requisite: ENG 099 and RDG 093, if placements are not at college level, or permission of instructor.