CRIM 555 (01) - The Criminal Justice System

The Criminal Justice System

CPS Online   Coll of Professional Studies :: Criminal Justice
Online Course Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Term 2 (10/30/2023 - 12/22/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 16449
This course presents an overview of the criminal and juvenile justice systems and the variety of agencies charged with the detection, prosecution, and subsequent application of penalties. The course begins with an examination of the extent and nature of crime in the U.S. It then reviews the subsystems associated with the criminal and juvenile justice fields, including the police, criminal and juvenile courts, and corrections and treatment processes. The review of each subsystem includes a discussion of its historical development as well as issues currently confronting the profession. Students also explore and evaluate differing philosophies underlying corrections. The course concludes with an examination of the future of the criminal and juvenile justice systems from political and sociological perspectives.
Advisor Approval Required. Contact your Academic Advisor for approval and registration.
Equivalent(s): CRIM 555G
Campuses not allowed in section: Durham
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), HumanBehav&Social Sys (Gen Ed), EUNH
Instructors: Matthew Geoffroy

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
10/30/2023 12/22/2023 Hours Arranged ONLINE