Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject prefix. Each course description begins with a three letter subject prefix followed by a three – digit course number and the course title. The number on the right of each course description gives the semester credit hours for that course. If a course includes laboratory or other special activities, that information is contained in the course description. Prerequisites are also listed. A prerequisite is a course, experience, or other required preparation that must be completed before the student is permitted to enroll in the course.
Subject Prefix and Course Number
Semester Credit Hours
Cross Listed Course
|CJE 101||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3||A survey course designed to study the criminal justice process. An analysis of local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, court, and correctional agencies.||Not Applicable||Not Applicable|
|CJE 215||Introduction to Criminal Law||3||The study|
of the development and history of criminal laws in the United States emphasizing the structure, definitions, and interpretations of criminal statutes.
|Not Applicable||CJE 101 or consent of instructor|
|CJE 220||Juvenile Justice||3||TA course designed to study the juvenile justice system from processing of the juvenile offender through treatment. Examines the nature and extent of delinquency in the United States and responses to juvenile crime.||Not Applicable||Not Applicable|
|CJE 320||Law enforcement||3||The study|
of the history and development of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and current issues in law enforcement.
|Not Applicable||CJE 101 or consent of instructor.|
|CJE 321||Private Security||3||The study of the historical and philosophical development of private security. Emphasis is placed on responsibilities and legal problems of private agencies.||Not Applicable||Not Applicable|
|CJE 322||Criminal Investigation||3|| An introduction to the techniques and methods used by police investigators. Attention is given to crime scene protection, collection, preservation, and identification of physical|
|Not Applicable||CJE 101 or consent of instructor.|
|CJE 325||Courts||3||A course designed to study the American judicial system including the function of courts, judicial process and procedures, rules of evidence, constitutional issues, and the roles and responsibilities of key court personnel.||Not Applicable||CJE 101 and CJE 215 with grades of "C" or better.|
|CJE 330||Corrections||3||The study of the correctional process, including jails, prisons, probation and parole. Emphasis is on an analysis of correctional theory and practice.||Not Applicable||CJE 325 or consent of instructor|
|CJE 332||Community Relations and Criminal Justice||3||The study|
of the relationship of the community to law enforcement, correctional institutions, and other criminal justice agencies. Emphasizes techniques for conflict resolution.
|Not Applicable||CJE 101 and CJE 215 with grades of "C" or better.|
|CJE 335||Theories of Crime and Delinquency||3||TA course designed to study the major theoretical explanations of crime and delinquency.||Not Applicable||CJE 101 and CJE 215 with grades of C or better.|
|CJE 340||Principles of Victimology||3||Study of crime, its victims, and their relationship to the criminal justice process. Emphasizes psychological, financial, and medical needs and problems of the victim.||Not Applicable||CJE 325 and PSY 200 or consent of instructor|
|CJE 345||Comparative Criminal Justice||3||A course designed to examine the nature, location, and impact of crime in the United States including its|
historical foundations, theories of criminality, measurement
of crime, typologies, and public policies concerning crime control with emphasis on cross-cultural perspectives.
|Not Applicable||CJE 101 and CJE 215 with grades of C or better.|
|CJE 350||Criminal Justice Ethics||3||A course designed to examine the theoretical foundations of ethics, ethical decision-making, and ethical issues confronting the criminal justice system, its processes and personnel.||Not Applicable||CJE 101 and CJE 220 with grades of "C" or better.|
|CJE 410||Criminal Justice Administration||3||The study of the principles of organization, administration, leadership, management, and function of criminal justice agencies, including problem-solving, planning, and evaluation techniques used by criminal justice administrators.||Not Applicable||Not Applicable|
|CJE 415||Seminar in Criminal Justice||3||The study of special issues in criminal justice. Special emphasis is placed upon solutions to particular administrative problems.||Not Applicable||Graduate student status; completion of the program thesis or project course; approval of advisor.|
|CJE 430||Criminal Justice Internship||3||A supervised placement in a criminal justice agency which enables students to obtain practical|
experience in a criminal justice setting.
|Not Applicable||CJE 215 and CJE 330 or consent of instructor|
|CJE 433||Criminal Justice Research|
|3||An in-depth research effort. To include an introduction to basic logic, knowledge and skills of research design and methodology.||SOW 433||Consent of instructor|
|CJE 435||Statistics for Criminal|
|3||This course serves as an introduction to the use of statistics as a method of describing and analyzing data from research in criminal justice with an emphasis on applied methods. (Three hours of lecture, one hour of laboratory per week)||SOW 435||SOW 433/CJE 433 and MAT 111 or higher.|