2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Oct 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

CJFS 1120 - Crime and Justice in America


Goals: To introduce students to the basic framework of the American criminal justice system.

Content: This course provides a broad overview of the American criminal justice system. The course examines criminal justice decision-making, police, criminal law, courts, prisons, and the juvenile justice system. This course is designed to introduce students to these broad topic areas and to explore the issues of equality and treatment, and the efficacy of criminal justice policy within the contemporary American criminal justice system.

Taught: Fall and spring

Credits: 4