Course: CJS 370. Criminal Justice Systems (3)
Prerequisite: SOC 250 or CJS 102 or CJS 302 or permission of instructor. This course provides an in-depth foundation for the understanding of the organization and process of police, law and the courts, and corrections from a systemic perspective. This course will address the purpose and goals of the system and the conflicting values between crime control and due process orientations. Additionally, issues of diversity, ethics, and justice throughout the system are discussed. Practical application of insights from course material is emphasized and required.