CJUS 305 Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice

3 credits

Examines the field of criminal justice ethics, which broadly encompasses the history of justice and theories of morality and ethics. It includes the study of ethics from both the individual perspective and the organizational standpoint. Concrete ethical issues and dilemmas that are encountered regularly by participants in the major components of the criminal justice system are covered. Ethical decision making opportunities within the three major branches of criminal justice are analyzed. This includes law enforcement ethics, correctional ethics, and legal profession ethics.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in any 200-level CJUS course