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Fall Semester 2017  

Criminal Justice Studies
Christopher R Williams • Bradley Hall 297 • 677-4202
CJS110Introduction to the Criminal Justice System (3 hours)
 01 TT12:00 PM -1:15 PM BR125 Christopher R Williams  
CJS225Criminal Law (3 hours)
Prerequisite: CJS 110
 01 TT3:00 PM -4:15 PM BR146 Michael Brandt  
CJS230Introduction to Computer Forensics (3 hours)
Prerequisite: previous computer class or consent of instructor
 01 W4:30 PM -7:15 PM BR156 James Feehan  
CJS401Ethics, Crime, and Criminal Justice (3 hours)
Prerequisite: CJS 110; junior or senior status; or consent of instructor
 01 TT9:00 AM -10:15 AM BR100 Christopher R Williams  
CJS480Directed Readings in Crime, Law, and Justice (1 to 3 hours)
Prerequisite: CJS 110; junior or senior status; or consent of instructor.
 01 *R* Arr     Christopher R Williams  
 
An introduction to the criminal justice systems in America, including policy making, law enforcement, prosecution, adjudication, and corrections. In addition to the institutions of the various systems, the major theoretical perspectives for explaining deviance and the societal response to deviance will be explored.
An analysis of the history and development of the criminal law as a system of social control. Coverage includes the scope, purposes, and general principles of the criminal law as well as the elements of specific crimes.
Provides an overview of computer forensics, investigation techniques, and relevant laws. Covers computer operating system architectures and disk structures and their relevance to computer forensics. Cross listed as CIS 230.
This course is designed to familiarize students with key theories, concepts, and principles in criminal justice ethics, their relevance for moral reasoning and decision-making, and their importance and practical value in everyday and professional contexts. Through this course students will be introduced to and asked to critically examine the relationship between ethics, crime, and criminal justice, several key challenges to ethical behavior, the ways in which morality has and does impact law and criminal justice policy, major models of ethical decision-making, and key variations of unethical behavior within police, courts, and corrections.
Student-initiated, individualized readings and/or research to facilitate exploration or understanding of a criminological or criminal justice topic not sufficiently covered by or beyond the scope of formally developed coursework within the department. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit.
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