CJUS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 credits

Provides students with an overview of the criminal justice system, including historical development, present status, and suggested reforms. Topics covered include the duties and functions of actors in the criminal justice system, such as victim, offender, police, prosecuting and defense attorneys, and courts and corrections. Also covered is the criminal justice process from the formation of laws to the final stages of the treatment of criminals.

Prerequisite(s): None