CJC 161 – Intro Homeland Security

Criminal Justice
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces the historical, organizational and practical aspects of Homeland Security. Topics include a historic overview, definitions and concepts, organizational structure, communications, technology, mitigation, prevention and preparedness, response and recovery, and the future of Homeland Security. Upon completion, students should be able to explain essential characteristics of terrorism and Homeland Security, and define roles, Read More

CJC 212 – Ethics & Comm Relations

Criminal Justice
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers ethical considerations and accepted standards applicable to criminal justice organizations and professionals. Topics include ethical systems; social change, values, and norms; cultural diversity; citizen involvement in criminal justice issues; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply ethical considerations to the decision-making process in identifiable criminal justice situations.

CJC 213 – Substance Abuse

Criminal Justice
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course is a study of substance abuse in our society. Topics include the history and classifications of drug abuse and the social, physical, and psychological impact of drug abuse. Upon completion, students should be able to identify various types of drugs, their effects on human behavior and society, and treatment modalities.

CJC 214 – Victimology

Criminal Justice
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course is a study of substance abuse in our society. Topics include the history and classifications of drug abuse and the social, physical, and psychological impact of drug abuse. Upon completion, students should be able to identify various types of drugs, their effects on human behavior and society, and treatment modalities.

CJC 221 – Investigative Principles

Criminal Justice
Lecture: 3 Lab: 2 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 4
This course introduces the theories and fundamentals of the investigative process. Topics include crime scene/incident processing, information gathering techniques, collection/preservation of evidence, preparation of appropriate reports, court presentations, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, explain, and demonstrate the techniques of the investigative process, report preparation, and courtroom presentation.

CJC 222 – Criminalistics

Criminal Justice
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers the functions of the forensic laboratory and its relationship to successful criminal investigations and prosecutions. Topics include advanced crime scene processing, investigative techniques, current forensic technologies, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and collect relevant evidence at simulated crime scenes and request appropriate laboratory analysis of Read More

CJC 225 – Crisis Intervention

Criminal Justice
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces critical incident intervention and management techniques as they apply to operational criminal justice practitioners. Emphasis is placed on the victim/offender situation as well as job-related high stress, dangerous, or problem-solving citizen contacts. Upon completion, students should be able to provide insightful analysis of emotional, violent, drug-induced, and other critical and/or stressful incidents Read More

CJC 231 – Constitutional Law

Criminal Justice
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
The course covers the impact of the Constitution of the United States and its amendments on the criminal justice system. Topics include the structure of the Constitution and its amendments, court decisions pertinent to contemporary criminal justice issues, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify/discuss the basic structure of the Read More

CJC 232 – Civil Liability

Criminal Justice
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
The course covers the impact of the Constitution of the United States and its amendments on the criminal justice system. Topics include the structure of the Constitution and its amendments, court decisions pertinent to contemporary criminal justice issues, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify/discuss the basic structure of the Read More

CJC 240 – Law Enfor Mgt & Supervis

Criminal Justice
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course provides a study of the best known methods and practices of police leadership and management. Topics include the role of the manager in law enforcement, communications, time-management in law enforcement, managing problems, training and law enforcement productivity. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss methods and practices capable of moving Read More