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Criminal Justice (CJUS)


CJUS 094 PCE Non Credit CJUS Course

CEUs: 0-6

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Non-credit professional and continuing education (PCE) courses offered to provide condensed coursework to meet the needs of working students and professionals. These courses are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and OPI Renewal Units and are transcribed on the student’s continuing education transcript.

CJUS 121 Intro to Criminal Justice

Credits: 3

Term: (F)

Core Class: Social Sciences

This course offers exposure to the fundamental perspectives and terminology of the criminal justice system in the United States. It includes the study of the interaction of the individual with the criminal justice system. Students will also examine the causes of criminal behavior and the history, influences, and related fields of knowledge that are connected to the criminal justice system. Topics will include responsibilities of agencies, roles of personnel, and the inter-relationships of criminal justice to political agencies and other factors that influence the criminal justice system.

CJUS 125 Fund of Forensic Science

Credits: 2

Term: (S)

In Fundamentals of Forensic Science, students will examine the philosophical, rational and practical framework that supports a case investigation. The unifying principles of forensic science to the pure sciences will be examined, and students will be introduced to the unique ways in which a forensic scientist must think. Topics will include the experimental method and some of the ways in which a forensic analysis can be confounded. The various forensic science occupations will also be explored.

CJUS 194 PCE Credit-Bearing CJUS Course

Credits: 1-6 (1-90 Lecture)