Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Criminal Justice

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Introduction to Administration of Justice   (AOJ-106)   3.00 s.h.  
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The history and philosophy of criminal justice: overview of the criminal justice system identifying the various segments. The roles and interrelationships; overview of crimes, criminals and causal theories; jurisdiction of local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies; survey of professional career opportunities; ethics and professionalism. 
Constitutional Issues in Criminal Justice   (AOJ-451)   3.00 s.h.  
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Constitutional issues affecting criminal justice process; relationship of law enforcement officer to criminal justice process; significant Supreme Court decisions which affect criminal justice processes and practical applications of decisions; constitutional rights and limitations of criminal justice officers; constitutional issues in post-conviction processes. 
Introduction to Criminal Justice   (AOJ-102)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Introduction to Criminal Justice offers an overview of the entire criminal justice system. The focus is on the administration of police, court and correctional agencies, and the decision-making points from the initial investigation or arrest by police to the eventual release of the offender and his/her reentry into society. The emphasis is on the dynamic relationships between the various elements in the system as well as special problem areas.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Describe the major components of the criminal justice system.
  • Discuss the policies and practices of police, courts, and corrections organizations.
  • Explain how crime is defined and measured.
  • Define the various types of American law.
  • Identify the various critical issues facing the criminal justice system.

 
Communication in Criminal Justice   (AOJ-116)   3.00 s.h.  
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COMMUNICATION IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE - Barriers to effective communication in the field of criminal justice. Development of effective intradepartmental & interdepartmental communications well as communication with the community & within the courtroom. 
Criminal Due Process   (AOJ-253)   3.00 s.h.  
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Due process is the essence of justice in the American Criminal Justice system. Students will be introduced to the significant constitutional cases which define due process of law in the justice system. Important cases will be read and analyzed. Historical trends in constitutional law will be reviewed. Students will be expected to complete the course with a fundamental understanding of the impact of due process issues on the operation of the American Criminal Justice System. 
Alcoholism and the Criminal Justice System   (AOJ-283)   3.00 s.h.  
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Alcoholism and the Criminal Justice System - This course will present an overview of the problems of alcohol abuse within the criminal justice field. It will highlight both the direct and indirect impact upon the areas of police, crime, and corrections. 
Hostage Negotiations   (AOJ-312)   3.00 s.h.  
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Goals and rationale for criminal justice training in hostage and barricade subject intervention. Comparisons will be made among the different approaches to these situations, such as assault sniper fire and containing and negotiating. The complexity of the criminal justice role and the stress involved will be discussed. 
Criminal Justice Research Methods   (AOJ-313)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Criminal Justice Research Methods. Survey of research methods including research design, measurement and sampling, survey, experimental and field methods and data collection and analysis. Emphasis on interpreting and critically evaluating research in criminal justice.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Non-scientific approaches to knowledge
  • Understanding the "Scientific Method"
  • Developing a "Research Proposal"
  • Understanding how to conduct "Survey Research"
  • Develop "Research Questions" appropriate for field research.

 
Crisis Intervention   (AOJ-314)   3.00 s.h.  
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Conceptual overview of "crisis" & role of criminal justice personnel as interveners in crisis situations. Students will be exposed to reading in psychology, sociology and criminal justice. There will also be opportunities to role play, to observe crises first hand, and to gain intervention skills. 
Information Systems in Criminal Justice   (AOJ-413)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Information Systems in Criminal Justice - Analytic capacity, efficiency and effectiveness of information systems and computer analysis in criminal-justice. Various systems used by police, court and corrections

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Describe your knowledge of information systems that assist with criminal investigations and criminal processing
  • Understand and articulate the use of basic research methods in criminal justice and criminology, including design, data analysis, and interpretation.
  • Demonstrate research and information competency with traditional and computer-based library systems, governmental resources, and media outlets to facilitate the study of criminal justice and criminology.
  • Demonstrate and understand a working knowledge of information systems for law enforcement operations, investigations, patrol procedures and private security

 
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