Criminal Justice (CRJU)
CRJU 101 - The American Criminal Justice System (3 Credits)
Survey of crime and societal responses to crime, including law enforcement, courts, corrections, and the juvenile justice system.
Carolina Core: GSS
CRJU 311 - Policing (3 Credits)
Current and historical perspectives on American policing.
CRJU 312 - Corrections (3 Credits)
Current and historical perspectives on incarceration and its alternatives.
CRJU 313 - Criminal Courts (3 Credits)
Structure and organization of the federal and state criminal court systems and personnel.
CRJU 314 - Criminal Law (3 Credits)
Origin and development of criminal law in America. Basic elements of crimes and defenses.
CRJU 322 - Drugs and Crime (3 Credits)
Overview of criminal justice system responses to illegal substances. Relationship between substance abuse and crime.
CRJU 323 - Violence in America (3 Credits)
Historical overview of violence in American society, including theoretical perspectives on the causes and prevention of violence.
CRJU 341 - Sociology of Crime (3 Credits)
Social factors in the development, identification, and treatment of criminals.
Cross-listed course: SOCY 353
Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Diversity and Social Advocacy
CRJU 351 - Juvenile Delinquency (3 Credits)
CRJU 421 - Victimization (3 Credits)
Causes and consequences of criminal victimization and public policy responses to victimization issues.
CRJU 422 - Alternatives to Incarceration (3 Credits)
Correctional alternatives to imprisonment including probation, parole, and various community correctional programs.
CRJU 426 - Criminal Justice and Mental Health (3 Credits)
Interface between the mental health sciences and the criminal justice system.
CRJU 440 - Homeland Security and Terrorism (3 Credits)
The nature of terrorism; its history; its methodology; and its application to criminological theory.
CRJU 491 - Special Topics (3 Credits)
Topics in criminology and criminal justice. Individual topics to be announced by title. May be repeated once with consent of advisor.