May 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

CRIM 1201 - Introduction to Criminal Justice

This course is designed to introduce students to the criminal justice system and the attending components of law enforcement, the judicial system, and corrections.  The social institutions which form the criminal justice system as it exists in the United States will be explored.  Attention will be given to cultural elements that influence the administration of justice as well as how the criminal justice system influences our definitions of those whom we define as deviant or criminal.

Credits: 3

Lecture hours: 3