Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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CCJS 255 - Independent Study in Criminal Justice

A course designed to enable advanced students to pursue a topic of their own choosing with the guidance and supervision of an assigned faculty member. Topics should not duplicate any course topics already offered in the program. PREREQUISITE(S): CCJS 110 , ENGL 102  or ENGL 103 , and consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Identify academic sources pertaining to the topic of choice.
  • Conduct a literature review and comprehend the academic literature.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the scientific method of research.
  • Analyze the quality of and problems associated with research.
  • Complete an annotated bibliography.
  • Use research methods such as interviews, observations, on site visits, and comparative analysis of existing research.
  • Interpret current problems and offer viable alternatives to current practice.

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