CCJS 110 - Administration of Justice
(BSSD, GEEL, GCP)
An analysis of crime and the administration of justice in a diverse, democratic society operating within a global environment. Emphasis is on the theoretical and historical development of law enforcement, courts, and corrections and the agents and agencies responsible for administering justice. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 . READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly CJ 110.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Discuss the extent and impact of crime in America today.
- Explain the history, development, and interaction of the three criminal justice system components.
- Analyze the process of the American legal system and its impact on controlling crime and the administration of justice.
- Apply the use of scientific methods and associated findings in the investigation of crime causation and research related to the punishment of offenders.
- Critically evaluate the problems associated with justice in a diverse, multicultural society operating within an international and global environment.
- Distinguish between types and sources of law.
- Describe the relationship between research, theory, practice, and policy.
- Communicate effectively in writing.
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