Course List

Res. Methods in Public Affairs -

CJUS 209 A

Instructor: Dr. Bryan Parsons
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-11:50AM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 and one other course in the major, ENVI-250, or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of the research methodologies and techniques used in the study of public policy and politics. The course emphasizes both qualitative and quantitative methods. The lab focuses on statistical applications. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Criminal Justice -

CJUS 211 A

Instructor: Mr. Morgan E. Scott
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introductory analysis of the crimina l justice system in the United States, i ts structure, processes, and problems. L ecture: 3 hrs/wk.

The Judicial Process -

CJUS 214 A

Instructor: Mr. Morgan E. Scott
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An exploration of the politics of the A merican judicial system. This includes s uch topics as the structure of courts, s election of judges, actors who participa te in the judiciary, judicial behavior, and the civil and criminal varieties of courts. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Criminal Justice Forensics -

CJUS 215 E

Instructor: Mr. David B. Clayton
Time: W 6:00PM-9:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: CJUS/POLI-211

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the practices of fore nsic science in law enforcement and the court system. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Law and Society -

CJUS 227 A

Instructor: Mr. G. Michael Pace, Jr.
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Political Science 101.

Catalog Description:

An introduction to legal culture by stu dying the interaction between law, legal systems, and society. The class exposes the student to the theoretical perspect ives used to explain the interplay betwe en law and society found in the literatu re of the social sciences. Lecture: 3 hr s/wk.

Comparative Law Enforcement -

CJUS 325 A

Instructor: Mrs. Amanda Kelly Tuck
Block: 8
Time: M/W 4:00PM-5:30PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI/CJUS-211 or permission

Catalog Description:

A comprehensive overview of law enforce ment using a comparative perspective. Th e development, mission, organization, an d management of law enforcement agencies will be examined. The U.S. system will be analyzed and compared to those of oth er countries. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Seminar in Criminal Justice -

CJUS 401 A

Instructor: Dr. Todd C. Peppers
Time: M 1:10PM-4:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Senior Criminal Justice major with POLI-201 or 270 and CJUS-209 and SOCI-334 completed, or permission

Catalog Description:

Advanced, in-depth study of selected to pics in criminal justice with emphasis o n developing a synthesis from the multi- disciplinary coursework required in the major. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.