CRJ100. Introduction to Criminal Justice-3 hours. B
This course surveys the entire criminal justice process from law enforcement to the administration of justice through corrections. It discusses the history and philosophy of the system and introduces various career opportunities.
CRJ110. Introduction to Law Enforcement-3 hours. B
This course examines the history and philosophy of law enforcement, as well as the organization and jurisdiction of local, state, and federal agencies. It includes the duties and functions of law enforcement officers.
CRJ140. Criminal Law and Procedure.-3 hours. C
This course examines both substantive and procedural law. The legal elements of various crimes are discussed, with emphasis placed on the contents of the Alabama Code. Areas of criminal procedure essential to the criminal justice profession are also covered.
CRJ150. Introduction to Corrections.-3 hours. B
This course provides an introduction to the philosophical and historical foundations of corrections in America. Incarceration and some of its alternatives are considered.
NEW COURSES ADDED 2008:
CRJ146. Criminal Evidence. - 3 hours. B
This course considers the origins of the law of evidence and current rules of evidence. Types of evidence, their definitions and uses are covered, as well as the functions of the court regarding evidence.
CRJ160. Introduction to Security. - 3 hours. B
This course surveys the operation, organization and problems in providing safety and security to business enterprises. Private, retail, and industrial security is covered.
CRJ208. Introduction to Criminology. - 3 hours. B
This course delves into the nature and extent of crime in the United States, as well as criminal delinquent behavior and theories of causation. This study includes criminal personalities, principles of prevention, control, and treatment.
CRJ209. Juvenile Delinquency. - 3 hours. B
This course examines the causes of delinquency. It also reviews programs of prevention, and control of juvenile delinquency as well as the role of the courts.