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Spring 2024
Jul 18,2024
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CJA 100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
Associated Term: Spring 2024
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Describe the organizational structure and general processes of the United States criminal justice system
2. Summarize the philosophical and legal principles that underpin, guide, and circumscribe the administration of justice in the United States
3. Interpret the development of criminal law and criminal justice institutions in the historical context of gender, ethnic, and race relations in the United States
4. Critically evaluate the goals and functional roles of law enforcement, the courts, and corrections as they apply to society and society's official response to crime
5. Explain the requirements for entrance into the most common criminal justice careers
6. Appropriately apply relevant informational resources to the study and practice of criminal justice
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