Criminal Justice (LCRJ)
Fundamentals of criminal investigation theory and history; crime scene to courtroom, with emphasis on techniques appropriate to specific crimes.
An introduction to basic criminal law and the mechanics of the courts.
Research, reading, and small group discussions of contemporary issues, problems, and possible solutions in the area of criminal justice and related social institutions.
Supervised work experience (9-12 hours per week) above the clerical level with a criminal justice agency for pre-service students. Will provide opportunity for a student to apply previously studied theory to practical use in a meaningful life experience.