Criminal Justice-COAS | Introduction to Criminal Justice
P100 | 1879 | Trahan


This is an introductory course designed to familiarize students with
the facets of the criminal justice system, the sub-systems, and how
they interrelate.  We will learn about criminal activity and how it
is measured, the nature and functions of law, and different models
of policing. We will learn about the different types and functions
of courts and the role of prosecutors, defense attorneys, and
judges. We will investigate sentencing options and types of
punishments. Finally prison life and current issues facing
correctional institutions will be examined.

Class meeting:  10:30-11:20 a.m., Monday-Friday, Ballantine 005

Instructor:  Adam Trahan, criminal justice department