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Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)

CRIMJ 406 (SOC 406, CRIM 406) Sociology of Deviance (3) Theory and research concerning behaviors and lifestyles viewed as significant departures from a group's normative expectations.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 andCRIMJ 113 andCRIMJ 230 or permission of program  

CRIMJ 407 (US) (CRIM 407) Victimology (3) This course will explore the legal, emotional, and social responses to the process of victimization by offenders and third parties.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

CRIMJ 408 Police Administration (3) Principles of administration as they relate to a police organization; and policy development.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 orCRIM 100 andCRIMJ 210 orCRIM 210  

CRIMJ 410 The Pennsylvania Court System (3) Tracing the steps of criminal cases through the investigative stage, arrest, trial, sentencing and appellate review in Pennsylvania.
Effective: Spring 2004
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100, CRIMJ 113  

CRIMJ 412 (SOC 412, CRIM 412) Crime, Social Control, and the Legal System (3) Legal and extralegal control; public opinion on crime; criminal justice and correctional processes; legal sanctions; control strategies. Field trip.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 012, CRIMJ 013 orSOC 005  

CRIMJ 413 (CRIM 413, SOC 413) Advanced Criminological Theory (3) This course provides an in-depth look at theories of crime and examines influential empirical studies designed to these theories.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 012, CRIMJ 250W  

CRIMJ 414 (SOC 414, CRIM 414) Criminal Careers and the Organization of Crime (3) Research on and theory of criminal careers and crime organizations, emphasizing recruitment and disengagement; offender characteristics and lifestyles; policy implications.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 012 orCRIMJ 013 orSOC 005  

CRIMJ 415 (PUBPL 415) Drug Control Policy in Comparative Perspective (3) Examines the history of drug control policy in the United States; comparisons and contrasts with other countries' experiences.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 200 orPL SC 001 orPL SC 014 orSOC 001  

CRIMJ 420 Criminal Law and Procedure (3) Common law and statutory crimes; constitutional rights of accused persons, liability of criminal justice professionals.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 113  

CRIMJ 421 (CRIM 421) Violent Crime in the United States (3) The impact of violent crime on victims, their families, and communities; the police process as it relates to violent crime.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 012  

CRIMJ 422 (CRIM 422) Victimization (3) Examines the history, how victimization is measured/studied in social sciences, public policy implications of victimization movement in U.S.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 250W  

CRIMJ 423 (US) (WMNST 423, CRIM 423) Sexual and Domestic Violence (3) Legal, sociological, and psychological perspectives on sexual and domestic violence.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100  

CRIMJ 424 (CRIM 424) Drugs and Crime (3) Analysis of international narcotics trafficking in the twentieth century.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100  

CRIMJ 424W Drugs and Crime (3) Analysis of international narcotics trafficking in the twentieth century.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100  

CRIMJ 425 (CRIM 425) Organized Crime (3) This course examines organized crime in terms of historical antecedents, structure, related theories, and policy issues.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 or permission of program  

CRIMJ 426 Special Offender Types (3-6) Study of special offender types; relationships with criminal justice system (drug abuse, victimless crime, white collar crime considered different semesters).
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: 3 credits in Criminal Justice or permission of program  

CRIMJ 430 Alternatives to Incarceration (3) Control and treatment of offenders in the community, probation and parole organizations, diversion programs, innovative sentences, supervision techniques.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 andCRIMJ 113 andCRIMJ 230 or permission of program  

CRIMJ 431 Offender and Prisoner Rights (3) The identification of correctional problems and the setting of objectives as reflective of court rulings, legislative change, and administrative law.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100, CRIMJ 113, CRIMJ 230 or permission of program  

CRIMJ 432 (CRIM 432) Crime and the American Court System (3) This course examines the American court system including structure and the way courts process offenders with special focus on sentencing.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIM 100  

CRIMJ 435 Border Security (3) This course provides knowledge about government organizations charged with American border security, guiding laws and policies.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: 6th semester standing  

CRIMJ 439 (PL SC 439) The Politics of Terrorism (3) Analysis of political terrorism as a violent alternative for peaceful change and traditional warfare in the nuclear age.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 orPL SC 014 or permission of program  

CRIMJ 441 (US) (CRIM 441) The Juvenile Justice System (3) Historical and contemporary view of the juvenile justice system. Focus on analyzing components of the system, their interactions, processing, and handling of youths.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100  

CRIMJ 441W The Juvenile Justice System (3) Historical and contemporary view of the juvenile justice system. Focus on analyzing components of the system, their interactions, processing, and handling of youths.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 or permission of program  

CRIMJ 450W Senior Seminar (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Capstone course exploring past, current and future developments in criminal justice.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 orCRIM 100 and sixth semester standing or permission of program.  

CRIMJ 451 (US) (CRIM 451) Race, Crime, and Justice (3) This course focuses on the significance of race, class, and ethnicity to criminal justice processing and criminal offending.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100  

CRIMJ 453 (US) (WMNST 453, CRIM 453) Women and the Criminal Justice System (3) This course focuses on the experiences of women as offenders, victims, and professionals in the criminal justice system.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 orWMNST 100  

CRIMJ 455 Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement (3) This course will examine some of the current and most pertinent issues facing law enforcement today.
Effective: Summer 2016
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100;CRIMJ 210  

CRIMJ 460 History and Function of Criminal Justice Components (3) Historical development of criminal justice system components (police, courts, corrections) related to formulation and function of the state.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

CRIMJ 462 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems (3) A comparison of American and selected foreign justice systems to illustrate the variety of possible responses to crime.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 or permission of program  

CRIMJ 465 Ethics in Criminal Justice (3) Ethical behavior in the criminal justice system.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 or permission of program  

CRIMJ 467 (SOC 467, CRIM 467) Law and Society (3) Law and society studies the social origins of law and legal systems; occupational careers, and decision-making of legal officials.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 orCRIMJ 113 or permission of program  

CRIMJ 469 (HIST 469) Drugs and Drug Policy in the United States (3) Examines the history and dimensions of drug use and analyzes the impact of drug policy.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 orHIST 021  

CRIMJ 471 Legal Rights, Duties, Liabilities of Criminal Justice Personnel (3) Civil law issues within a justice agency and between criminal justice agencies and members of the public.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100  

CRIMJ 473 Criminal Procedure and Evidence in the Business Community (3) Law of evidence and proof, constitutional constraints on police procedures (arrest, search, etc.) in society and the business community.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100  

CRIMJ 482 (CRIM 482) Seminar, Criminal Justice Agency Administration (3) Relates organizational and public policy management approaches to police, courts, and correctional institutions.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100  

CRIMJ 489W Victimology: Predatory Crime (3) This course uses medical, social scientific and legal research to study the complexities of predatory crime.
Effective: Spring 2004
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 407  

CRIMJ 494 Research Topics (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 2002
 

CRIMJ 494H Research Topics (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

CRIMJ 495 Internship in Criminal Justice (3-12) Experience with a criminal justice agency coordinated through readings and discussion.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100  

CRIMJ 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall ourside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 1987
 

CRIMJ 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1987
 

CRIMJ 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (6) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

CRIMJ 500 Advanced Criminological Theory (3) This course reviews and critiques the major theories of crime causation.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: admission to CRIMJ graduate program or permission of program  

CRIMJ 501 Quantitative Methods for Criminal Justice (3) Advanced research methodology for criminal justice and criminology.
Effective: Summer 2002 Ending: Fall 2016
  Concurrent: CRIMJ 503

CRIMJ 501 Advanced Research Methods for Criminal Justice (3) Advanced Research Methods for Criminal Justice.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

CRIMJ 502 Public Policy and the Criminal Justice System (3) This course studies the concepts and methods of political and legal activity within the criminal justice system and their impact on society.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: a baccalaureate in Criminal Justice or Behavioral related Sciences and admission to graduate study  

CRIMJ 503 Advanced Statistics in Criminal Justice (3) Advanced statistics in criminal justice and criminology.
Effective: Summer 2002 Ending: Fall 2016
  Concurrent: CRIMJ 501

CRIMJ 503 Advanced Statistics in Criminal Justice (3) Advanced statistics in criminal justice and criminology.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

CRIMJ 504 Criminal Justice Organization and Management (3) The course will be a broad overview of the structure and management of criminal justice organizations.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: admission to graduate study and permission of program  

CRIMJ 563 Concepts and Practices in Police Administration (3) Discusses application of police research and management principles to the contemporary policing context.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: permission of program  

CRIMJ 564 Administrative and Legal Aspects of Corrections (3) This course addresses historical and contemporary correctional policy, accountability, and possible remedial alternatives.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: permission of program  

CRIMJ 565 Courts in the Criminal Justice System (3) An analysis of the function and role of the courts and the personnel involved in the American criminal justice system.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: permission of program  

CRIMJ 567 Juvenile Justice: Issues and Practice (3) The systematic application of the juvenile justice system and issues related to juvenile delinquency and constitutional law.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: permission of program  

CRIMJ 568 Qualitative Methods for Criminal Justice (3) This course examines the many facets of qualitiative research methodolgy.
Effective: Fall 2002
Prerequisite: Admission to a graduate program or permission of program.  

CRIMJ 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars that consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Summer 2002
 

CRIMJ 594 Research Topics (1-15) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 2002
 

CRIMJ 595 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction, including field experiences, practicums, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: The applicant must have completeCRIMJ 500, CRIMJ 502, CRIMJ 504 plus three other Masters credits. The applicant also must have a GPA of at least 3.25  

CRIMJ 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2002
 

CRIMJ 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2002
 

CRIMJ 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2002
 

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