Nov 27, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJ 450 - Seminar in Criminal Justice

(3 Credits)

This seminar is a capstone course for criminal justice majors. The course focuses on different contemporary aspects of criminal justice, including issues and content on general as well as specific topics. Areas covered will include legal, criminological, social, and ethical issues surrounding deterrence and sentencing; discussion will also include creation and policing of criminal statutes, criminalization/decriminalization, defenses, and investigative techniques used. Of paramount concern will be an understanding of how all these arenas interrelate with one another.

Prerequisite(s): CJ 410 , ENG 465  is recommended as a prerequisite or a co-requisite.

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