CJAD6301 Crime and Criminal Justice

Course Description

An overview of the motivation and distribution of crime and the agencies of crime control.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in criminological theory.

Student Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the psychological, social, and economic impact of crime in society and identify characteristics of major crimes, the impact on society, and the prevention thereof.
  • Discuss historical and current views of crime when given allocated time during group discussions.
  • Define cause and effect of crime when interpreting and communicating information.
  • Discuss court cases in group discussions in order to negotiate at arriving at a decision when in a law enforcement setting.
  • Using crime theory the student will be able to create a proactive SARA policy to address crime.
  • Evaluate the judicial decisions that affect public policy and operating procedures.