Criminal Justice-coas | Introduction to Criminal Justice
P100 | 1481 | Selke


This course is devoted to studying the structure and functions of the
criminal justice system. Attention will be given to the criminology theory
and legal principles that guide the justice system.  Police operations,
criminal court procedures, and programs in corrections will also be
discussed.  Our overriding objective will be to examine how cultural, social
and political factors influence the operations of the justice system.

Readings:		Approximately 50 pages per week

Requirements:	There will be 2 exams covering assigned readings and
materials presented during class.  Exams will include multiple-choice
questions, short answer items and/or essays. The remainder of your grade
will be based on written assignments dealing with one of the major topics in
the course.

Class Meeting:	One 150-minute seminar each week (W, 5:45- 8:15P, SY 001)

Enrollment limited to Honors students only.  Obtain authorization from
Honors Division.

Course Will Satisfy:	CJUS core requirement
Course Will Satisfy:	Social\Historical Studies (Social Inquiry
distribution requirement)

Instructor:	Professor William Selke, Criminal Justice Department