Undergraduate Criminal Justice
2016 Spring Term
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Criminal Justice 321
This course examines the fundamentals of basic investigative responsibilities including investigating violent crimes and crimes against property. Challenges to the criminal investigator are also studied.
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION OF CHILD ABUSE
Criminal Justice 322
This course is designed to familiarize students with interview techniques and modern investigation practices that will enable them to successfully investigate child physical and sexual abuses cases.
Criminal Justice 325
This is an advanced course for students who wish to explore the area of recovery and identification of human skeletal remains. This class is offered as an introduction to the field of Forensic Science. It also provides us with opportunity to see an application of scientific knowledge to jurisprudence. A detailed look into the events surrounding death will be examined. Since we will deal directly with the human body, some prior knowledge of the human body will be helpful although we will cover this material in class.
COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS & TREATMENT
Criminal Justice 327
Students completing this course will gain knowledge of criminal justice programs utilized outside jail and prison. Specifically, students will become familiar with the special needs of clients on probation/parole for sexual offenses, gang affiliations, career criminal statuses, violent/assaultive issues, chemical dependency issues, mental health issues, and family custody issues.
ADVANCED FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY: BIOARCHAEOLOGY, TRAUMA & PATHOLOGY
Criminal Justice 425
The course is a practicum in forensic anthropology. Student will gain an understanding of osteology, trauma and pathology as it relates to interpretation of human remains. The effect of culture on the human skeleton will be shown using examples from archaeology. Students will survey, inventory, a mock crime scene. They will produce a forensic report and present it in a mock court situation.
INDEPENDENT STUDY - UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
Criminal Justice 498R
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.