Criminal Justice (CJ)

CJ 160. Technology Forensics: Core Hardware Issues2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: This course is an introduction to computers as evidence sources and focuses on the installation, configuration, upgrading, troubleshooting and forensics possibilities of computer components.

Note: Competency testing available.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 161. Technology Forensics: Operating Systems2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): CJ 160.

Description: This course is an introduction to computers as evidence sources and focuses on the installation,operation and forensics possibilities of operating systems of computing devices.

Note: Competency testing available.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 162. Technology Forensics: Network2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): CJ 161.

Description: This course is an introduction to computers as evidence sources and focuses on the installation,operation and forensics possibilities of network systems of computing devices.

Note: Competency testing available.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 200. Crime and Justice in the United States - SB3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: This course focuses on the various processing stages, practices, and personnel in the criminal justice system. This course examines the problem of crime in American society. Both historical and contemporary components of the system, including the police, the courts, and correctional agencies are explored. This course is designed to provide the student with a broad-based understanding of both the effects of crime upon communities as well as the criminal justice system's response to crime in our contemporary society.

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CJ 201. Law Enforcement in the United States - SB3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: The course focuses on evolution of policing including the history, policing paradigms, police organizations, and emerging issues in policing. This course examines the role of the police in the United States. Historical and modern forms of policing will be explored. The course provides students with a broad understanding of the role and function of the police in America.

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CJ 202. Corrections in the United States - SB3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: This course is designed to provide an introduction to the history, practices, and issues related to the correctional function in American criminal justice. Topics included are: history of prisons; inmate subcultures and institutions; correctional issues such as overcrowding, stress, sexual violence, and administrative problems. Both adult and juvenile corrections will be covered.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 250. Investigative Interviewing & Testimony3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: An introductory course dealing with the principles and practices of interviewing. The course will include a review of interviewing theory and practical exercises intended to enable students interested in public service to gather information and make observations more effectively.

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CJ 300. Career Development and Cultural Intelligence - D1, SB3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): CJ 200.

Description: Perspective on career development in the field of criminal justice through awareness of cultural diversity also known as cultural intelligence.

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CJ 301. Introduction to Computer Forensics and the Analysis of Digital Media3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): CJ 160, CJ 161, and CJ 162; or consent of instructor.

Description: This course introduces students to the collection, preservation, presentation and preparation of computer-based evidence for the purposes of criminal law enforcement or civil litigation. These activities define the central roles of computer forensic practitioners involved in investigating computer crime scenes and torts involving computers.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 305. Criminal Behavior3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: An introduction to the theory, research, and findings of biological, psychological and sociological studies of criminality. Topics included are: the history of criminal theories; societal reactions to crime; deviant subcultures; and criminal organizations and institutions in society.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 306. Criminal Procedure3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: A course designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the procedural aspects involved in developing and prosecuting or defending criminal cases. The course focuses on the Constitutional issues involved during the various aspects of a criminal case, from investigation to arrest through trial and appeal. The concept of due process is examined. Specific attention is focused on the rights and limitations offered the prosecution and defense under the Bill of Rights. Topics included are: lineups, searches, arrests, "stop and frisk," bail extradition, preliminary hearings, arraignment, trials, sentencing, appeals, probation, parole, and the death penalty.

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CJ 325. Research Design3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CJ 200 or consent of instructor.

Description: An advanced study of the principles, data sources, and methods appropriate for criminal justice. Topics included are: library research; research design, sampling, scaling; questionnaire construction; and survey research, interviewing, and participant observation.

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CJ 326. Quantitative Analysis - QR3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): Appropriate placement score or equivalent coursework.

Description: An introduction to the applications of quantitative research methods to the analysis of criminal justice practices and data. Emphasis is placed on the calculation, application and interpretation of statistical measures generated by computer software such as SPSS. Topics included are: measures of central tendency and dispersion; theories of probability and the normal curve; and parametric and nonparametric significance tests used in criminal justice research.

Note: Credit may not be earned for this course and MATH 109, PSYC 301, SOC 301, or MGMT 201.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 335. Court Administration3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: An intensive study of court organization, administration, and management from the professional court administrator's viewpoint. Topics included are: the history and evolution of court systems; functions of courtroom management; case flow management; and administration of both trial and appellate judicial offices.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 352. Sex Crimes3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Description: An interdisciplinary study of the sex offender and crimes related to sexual conduct. Topics included are: sexual deviancy in society; the description and treatment of offenders; and the role of societal values and institutions on sexual behavior, norms, and mores.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 354. Crime and the Media3 Units

Description: The course covers the portrayal of crime in the mass media and examines how the media provides a distorted image of the true reality of crime and criminal justice, which in turn distorts public perception. This course will analyze how crime is socially constructed through media coverage and how mass mediated mis-perceptions of the reality of crime and criminal justice affect the actual operation of the various components of the criminal justice system and public policy.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 355. Criminalistics3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Description: A survey of techniques, procedures and analysis of scientific crime investigation. Topics included are: the history of the scientific investigation of crime; research techniques in crime investigation and analyses including statistical and computer application; and the prosecutorial process and the role of scientific expertise.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 356. Crime Prevention3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Description: An intensive study of the criminological and environmental theories and methods of crime prevention and reduction. Topics included are: the history of crime prevention approaches and theories; program development; case studies and research in crime prevention; and the overall problem of loss-prevention management in the United States.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 358. Private Security Management3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): CJ 200 or consent of instructor.

Description: An intensive study of the management functions of a private security agency. Topics included are: agency structure; personnel; legal status; budgeting; and supervision of a private security firm.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 360. Juvenile Justice3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CJ 200 or consent of instructor.

Description: A study of the theories and philosophies underlying the evolution and maintenance of the juvenile justice system in America as well as the structure and processes of the contemporary juvenile justice system. Topics included are: the history of the juvenile and the legal system; issues in juvenile justice; and the roles of the police, courts, and corrections in implementing the juvenile justice model.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 365. Community Corrections3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Summer Only

Prerequisite(s): CJ 200 and CJ 202.

Description: Origins and evolution of correctional programs that function outside of total institutions. Topics included are: diversion programs, probation, parole, boot camps, home incarceration, electronic monitoring, halfway houses, and other community based initiatives for adult and juvenile offenders.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 366. Introduction to Internet and Network Investigations3 Units

Description: This course will cover network monitoring and measurement tools for network traffic collection and investigation,and data processing and forensics technologies for Internet based applications. The second part of the course will explore advanced topics in network security and forensics.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 370. Police Administration3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): CJ 201 or consent of instructor.

Description: An intensive study of police organization and administration. Topics included are: the history of police organization; the political environment of law enforcement agencies; the police function in other societies and cultures; and a survey of management functions.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 390. Criminal Court Procedures3 Units

Prerequisite(s): CJ 306 or consent of instructor.

Description: An intensive study of criminal due process and legal procedures from apprehension to sentencing. Topics included are: federal and state processes of disposition; bail systems; extradition; preliminary hearing; arraignment; trial; appeals; sentencing; probation; parole; and release.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 395. Criminal Law and Evidence3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: Principles of criminal liability and the legislative and judicial processes by which acts and omissions are criminalized, investigated, and prosecuted. Topics include: crimes against persons, crimes against property, victimless crimes, and white collar crime. Exploration of issues related to legal capacity, defenses, and insanity. State and federal criminal rules of evidence identified and used to explain specific evidentiary issues relating to criminal law.

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CJ 400. Legal Issues in Corrections3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): CJ 200, CJ 202, and CJ 306; or consent of instructor.

Description: An overview of legal issues concerning the constitutional rights of the convicted offender. Topics included are: impact of court decisions upon correctional personnel and administration; use of force; rights of visitation; use of mail, solitary confinement, religion, legal services; probation and parole regulations; right to treatment; and civil liabilities of correctional officials.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 403. Prisons and Jails in the United States3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): CJ 200 and CJ 202; or consent of instructor.

Description: Issues involved in the design and operation of correctional institutions. In-depth examination of prison and jail construction and design, administration and management, career opportunities, programming needs, inmate culture and subculture and the interplay of legislative and case law.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 405. Crimes Against the Elderly3 Units

Description: Course examines federal and state laws designed to protect the older adult population; topics include types of abuse, victim advocacy, perpetrator prosecution, community resources and protection services.

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CJ 406. Crime Victims and Victimization3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: Overview of crime victimization and the criminal justice system response to crime victims.

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CJ 415. Substance Abuse, Crime and Criminal Justice3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): CJ 200 and CJ 202.

Description: Study of history, origin, extent and causes of substance abuse, focusing on relationships between substance abuse, criminal activity, and criminal justice agencies.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 420. Computer Applications in Criminal Justice3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): CJ 200 or consent of instructor.

Description: An applied introductory course to computer applications relevant to criminal justice and criminology. Topics include data collection and entry, basic data analysis, electronic research methods, and web page design with an emphasis on the use of computer software and hardware in criminal justice agencies.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 421. Organized Crime3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): CJ 200 and CJ 305; or consent of instructor.

Description: Interdisciplinary exploration of major issues related to organized crime. Topics include historical aspects, theoretical perspectives and criminal activities commonly associated with organized crime efforts.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 425. Profiling Violent Crimes3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or consent of instructor.

Description: Examination of the basic concept of criminal assessments of fatally violent crimes. Topics include organized and disorganized criminal personalities, stages of violent homicides, blood spatter interpretation, the process of homicide investigation, media issues, typology of violent personal offenders and various types of murderous personalities.

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CJ 426. Violence in the United States: The Criminal Justice Response3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): CJ 200 and Junior standing; or consent of instructor.

Description: Various forms of personal violence such as spouse abuse, child physical and sexual abuse, abuse of the elderly, rape, criminal assaults and battery, abuse in the workplace, and other forms of abuse will be discussed. Special emphasis directed toward the role of the criminal justice system.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 430. Environmental Crime3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: Provides an understanding of both the theoretical and practical legal issues relating to environmental CJ, including an introduction to criminological solutions to environmental problems.

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CJ 435. Comparative Criminal Justice Systems - WR3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: Overview of international criminal justice systems and various issues, that arise in criminal justice systems throughout the world.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences Upper-Level Requirement in Written Communication (WR).

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 440. Human Trafficking: Critical Thinking About Modern-Day Slavery3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: In depth analysis of trafficking in human beings as a crime prompted by supply and demand. Content includes: definitions of human trafficking, human trafficking as a transitional crime, characteristics of the crime of trafficking in human beings and strategies to most effectively deal with this crime.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 445. Computer and Electronic Crime3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: Examination of legal policy and technical issues of computer and electronic crime. Class participation,writing,and oral presentations will be integral components of the course.

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CJ 450. Internship3-6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): Permission of chair or internship coordinator.

Description: An internship in an agency that participates in the administration of justice or private security. Written reports of activities and a comprehensive summary of learning experiences will be required.

Note: Application must be made and approved prior to enrollment.
Note: Preference will be given to students currently majoring in Criminal Justice.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 460. Correctional Treatment and Rehabilitation3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): CJ 200 and CJ 202; or consent of instructor.

Description: A study of the techniques and methods employed by the correctional system in attempting to influence and to change client behavior. Topics included are: the history of offender treatment; the nature and variety of current treatment programs; studies of treatment effectiveness; and the future of treatment and rehabilitation in the United States.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 471. Police Administration3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Consent of department chair.

Description: A discussion of police administration, organization, and functions. Administration is approached from the points of view of a police executive and his or her principal aides. Emphasis encompasses both reality and theory. Contemporary management thought is emphasized.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 473. Legal Issues in Police Administration3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Consent of department chair.

Description: Detailed analysis of legal issues in police administration and management. Emphasis on the development of policies, procedures, and practices to avoid liability resulting from administrative operations. The case method is used to study emerging trends and current issues.

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CJ 474. Police Supervision3 Units

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CJ 477. Organizational Behavior in Law Enforcement3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Consent of department chair.

Description: Basic principles of human behavior with emphasis on the application of these principles to police work in organizational settings.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 485. Seminar in Criminal Justice - CUE, WR3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CJ 200, CJ 325, and CJ 326; Senior standing or consent of instructor.

Description: Senior level seminar designed to explore and discuss issues, problems, and challenges in the administration and management of criminal justice organizations.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).

Course Attribute(s): CUE - This course fulfills the Culminating Undergraduate Experience (CUE) requirement for certain degree programs. CUE courses are advanced-level courses intended for majors with at least 90 earned credits/senior-level status.

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CJ 488. Senior Project / Practicum / Moot Court3 Units

Prerequisite(s): CECS 568.

Description: This is a capstone course where students demonstrate the ability to incorporate the knowledge and skills from previous courses. Includes a moot court where students are required to create an exhibit for a case on which they have worked. The moot court tests students via direct examination and cross-examination in a courtroom setting.

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CJ 493. Police and the Community3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing or consent of instructor.

Description: Course will explore the relationship between the community and those who police it. Topics to include: the history of police and their origin, aspects of police community relations, and the paradigm of Community Oriented Policing.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 495. Independent Study/Directed Readings1-6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: A research project or a series of directed readings under the supervision of a full-time faculty member. Written papers based on the student's program of study may be required. The purpose of this course is to enable students to independently pursue specialized interests in criminal justice issues and topics.

Note: Enrollment is limited and no more than 6 hours of credit may be counted towards a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice.
Note: Students must submit a written request, including topic of interest, to the chair.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 496. Special Topics in Criminal Justice3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: A course designed to address specialized topics in criminal justice.

Note: Course topics will vary (see specific semester schedule).

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CJ 497. Honors Seminar3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.

Description: Intensive investigation of a major substantive or theoretical area within the criminal justice system.

Note: Restricted to honors program students.

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CJ 498. Honors Seminar - WR3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.

Description: Intensive investigation of a major substantive or theoretical area within the criminal justice system.

Note: Restricted to honors program students.
Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 499. Honors Thesis - WR3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing and admission to department honors program.

Description: Intensive examination of a topical area in criminal justice. Students work individually with designated faculty advisor to develop and complete original individual research projects.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 500. Crime and Criminal Justice in the Cinema3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing.

Description: This course examines media representations of the criminal justice system in historical context and with global perspective to show the congruence and disparities between popular film and reality.

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CJ 505. International Terrorism3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: Investigation of international terrorism and terrorist organizations,focusing on causes,operations,organization,funding, threats and futures. Biological, chemical, nuclear and cyberspace terrorism are explored. Features of the impact of the media on terrorism, counter-terrorism, use of technology and prevention.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 507. Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design3 Units

Description: Introduction to the concept of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). Emphasis will be placed on opportunity theories of crime and their application as well as means through which crime can be prevented using the built environment to reduced crime opportunity.

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CJ 509. Crime Analysis3 Units

Description: Crime analysis is a fairly new topic in criminal justice education. This course provides students with an opportunity to apply theory to crime data while learning introductory techniques of crime analysis and mapping.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 516. Juvenile Justice Issues3 Units

Description: An interdisciplinary seminar. Focuses on issues pertinent to the criminal justice system that reflect conflicting perspectives. This course covers the juvenile justice system and related juvenile issues. Topics include an overview of the juvenile justice system, treatment and prevention programs, special areas and laws unique to juveniles, and other related topics.

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CJ 517. Gangs in America3 Units

Description: One of the main purposes of this course is to examine one of the most polarizing, difficult to research topics in Criminal Justice: Gangs. By exploring these dynamics and connections, the course will address the history, research, legislation, and policy implications related to Gangs, and the criminal justice system's response to Gangs. This course is divided into four points: 1) Defining Gangs, and the Historical Perspective of Gangs 2) Theoretical Basis of Gangs and Gang Involvement 3) Current Gang Trends, and 4) Gang Prevention/Intervention.

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CJ 519. Domestic and Family Violence3 Units

Description: A course addressing issues relating to family violence, includes examination of partner abuse, child abuse, and elder abuse throughout the life-course.

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CJ 520. Capital Punishment - WR3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing or consent of instructor.

Description: Seminar of issues related to the death penalty, including: constitutional questions, the effect of death row incarceration, and public attitudes toward the death penalty. Research on Kentucky will be featured.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 521. White Collar Crime - WR3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): CJ 200 and CJ 305, or consent of instructor.

Description: A study of white collar and occupational crime. Course will focus on the concept, theoretical explanations, the extent and nature of various types of white collar and occupational crime in both public and private sectors.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 522. Serial Murder3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing or consent of instructor.

Description: Examination of serial murder in the United States. Topics include serial murder and its relation to race and gender; the myth of serial murder; the media and serial murder and profiling.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 523. Race and Gender Issues in Criminal Justice - WR3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or consent of faculty.

Description: This course will study the dynamics of racial discrimination and racial disparity in the U.S. and how it affects the criminal justice system.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 530. Intro to Homeland Security3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: This course outlines the philosophy, purpose, and rationale for a separate governmental agency whose primary mission is focusing on domestic security. This course will also examine issues related to international and domestic terrorism and their effect(s) on trends in homeland security.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 531. Covert Operations in Policing3 Units

Description: This course is an introduction to intelligence in policing and law enforcement with an emphasis on three key topics: 1) Developing awareness and understanding of human intelligence (HUMINT) as a primary means of collecting information required to develop intelligence for solving, predicting, and hindering crime & criminal behavior. 2) Developing skills in selecting and using analytical tools used by law enforcement intelligence and crime analysts: association and activities matrices, link analysis diagrams, social network analysis, pattern wheel analysis, mind mapping, concept map, and others. 3) Understand the critical role of planning in law enforcement and the relationship between planning, operations and intelligence.

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CJ 576. Managing Organizational Performance3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of department chair.

Description: Examination of factors affecting the management of organizational performance. Designed to help participants develop conceptual diagnostic and problem solving skills required of strategic managers in contemporary law enforcement organizations.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 578. Criminal Justice Leadership - WR3 Units

Description: Through the use of lectures and case studies (films), participants will be provided with a cognitive understanding of leadership that emphasizes the study of leadership models and theories. Study and evaluation of various leadership styles and processes.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 580. International Service Learning: Criminal Justice Seminar3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Approval of program director.

Description: Study of criminology and criminal justice with a cross cultural perspective. Comparative criminal justice research regarding particular problems and issues in the host country will be conducted and examined. Travel outside the U.S. required.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 596. Seminar in Criminal Justice3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: An interdisciplinary seminar. Focuses on issues pertinent to the criminal justice system that reflect conflicting perspectives.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CJ 597. Ethics in Criminal Justice - WR3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing or consent of instructor.

Description: A study of the need for ethics in criminal justice. The aims of ethics, ethical theories, ethical issues related to law making, law breaking and law enforcement.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes