Criminal Justice

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number CRJ 101
Title Introduction to Criminal Justice
Credits 3.0
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 2452 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 8:00am - 9:15am HB-111 Jen Girgen
02 2453 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 M 1:10pm - 3:50pm HB-111 Jen Girgen
03 2454 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 TR 9:25am - 10:40am HB-111 Gina Curcio
04 3639 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 10:50am - 12:05pm HB-115 Joseph Gustafson
SP1 3707 9/13/16 - 12/22/16 T 6:00pm - 8:20pm Off-campus (TBA) Jon E Tiplady


An introduction to the purpose and functions of the criminal justice system. A description of the police, courts, and corrections on the local, state, and federal levels. Emphasis on the growing problems the criminal justice system has in dealing with the ills of society using a system designed to fit the needs of Colonial America. The introduction to criminal justice is of practical concern to professional personnel involved in the system and also to all citizens who want to understand better the aim of criminal law and how the criminal justice system operates. Three lecture hours per week. CRJ major requirement.