UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2024-2025

Course: CJS 338. Race, Ethnicity, and Justice (3)

Prerequisite: Completion of lower division writing requirement. Recommended Preparatory: CJS 328. This course examines issues regarding the relationship between race and ethnicity, and components of the criminal legal system in the United States. Students will explore the historic and current issues of ethnic and racial inequality and inequity in the legal system through theoretical frameworks and inquiries into criminal legal practices. Students will also consider how the issues of racial and ethnic inequality intersects with other marginalized identities like gender, indigeneity, sexual orientation, and class to shape the experiences of those who have contact with the legal systems. Students will identify potential solutions to these issues including alternative justice systems. (Available for General Education, D1 Social Sciences.) (WI)

Fall-2024 - Schedule of Classes

CJS 338

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