Criminal Justice (CRJU)
Survey of crime and societal responses to crime, including law enforcement, courts, corrections, and the juvenile justice system.
Carolina Core: GSS
Current and historical perspectives on American policing.
Current and historical perspectives on incarceration and its alternatives.
Structure and organization of the federal and state criminal court systems and personnel.
Origin and development of criminal law in America. Basic elements of crimes and defenses.
Overview of criminal justice system responses to illegal substances. Relationship between substance abuse and crime.
Historical overview of violence in American society, including theoretical perspectives on the causes and prevention of violence.
Social factors in the development, identification, and treatment of criminals.
Cross-listed course: SOCY 353
Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Diversity and Social Advocacy
Causes and consequences of criminal victimization and public policy responses to victimization issues.
Correctional alternatives to imprisonment including probation, parole, and various community correctional programs.
Interface between the mental health sciences and the criminal justice system.
The nature of terrorism; its history; its methodology; and its application to criminological theory.
Topics in criminology and criminal justice. Individual topics to be announced by title. May be repeated once with consent of advisor.