Course List

Res. Methods in Public Affairs -

CJUS 209 A

Instructor: Dr. Andreea S. Mihalache-O'Keef
Block:
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-3:20PM
Term: 2013SP
Room: WEST 127
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI 101 & one other course in the major, or ENVI 250 SO status or permission.

Catalog Description:

An examination of the research methodologies andtechniques used in the study of public policy andpolitics. The course emphasizes both qualitativeand quantitative methods. The lab focuses onstatistical applications. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Res. Methods in Public Affairs -

CJUS 209 B

Instructor: Dr. Whitney L. Court
Block:
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-4:20PM
Term: 2013SP
Room: WEST 131
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI 101 & one other course in the major, or ENVI 250 SO status or permission.

Catalog Description:

An examination of the research methodologies andtechniques used in the study of public policy andpolitics. The course emphasizes both qualitativeand quantitative methods. The lab focuses onstatistical 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: 2013SP
Room: WEST 228
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introductory analysis of the criminal justice system in the United States, its structure, processes, and problems. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

The Judicial Process -

CJUS 214 A

Instructor: Mr. Morgan E. Scott
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2013SP
Room: WEST 024
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An exploration of the politics of the American judicial system. This includes such topics as the structure of courts, selection of judges, actors who participate 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
Block:
Time: W 6:00PM-9:00PM
Term: 2013SP
Room: WEST 123
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

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

Law and Society -

CJUS 227 A

Instructor: Mr. G. Michael Pace, Jr./Mr. H. Timothy Isaacs
Block: 12
Time: T/TH 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2013SP
Room: WEST 123
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Political Science 101.

Catalog Description:

An introduction to legal culture by studying the interaction between law, legal systems, and society. The class exposes the student to the theoretical perspectives used to explain the interplay between law and society found in the literature of the social sciences. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Law and Society -

CJUS 227 A

Instructor: Mr. G. Michael Pace, Jr./Mr. H. Timothy Isaacs
Block: 12
Time: T/TH 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2013SP
Room: WEST 123
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Political Science 101.

Catalog Description:

An introduction to legal culture by studying the interaction between law, legal systems, and society. The class exposes the student to the theoretical perspectives used to explain the interplay between law and society found in the literature of the social sciences. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Comparative Law Enforcement -

CJUS 325 A

Instructor: Mr. Morgan E. Scott
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2013SP
Room: WEST 024
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI 211 or CJUS 211 or permission

Catalog Description:

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

Comparative Corrections -

CJUS 326 A

Instructor: Ms. Diane V. Brogan
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2013SP
Room: TRT 207
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Criminal Justice 211 or Political Science 211.

Catalog Description:

An exploration of philosophies, rationales, and models of adult corrections. Historical and existing correctional systems in select countries, e.g., the U.S.,Canada, England, France, Japan, Mexico,Sweden, and Russia will be examined. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Seminar in Criminal Justice -

CJUS 401 A

Instructor: Dr. Todd C. Peppers
Block:
Time: M 2:20PM-5:20PM
Term: 2013SP
Room: LIB 01
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Sr CJUS major, POLI 201 or POLI 270, SOCI 334 CJUS 209 or permission

Catalog Description:

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