CJST 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice (Cr3) (3:0)
This course is an introduction to the field of criminal justice through the examination of historical data, statistical information, theories of crime causation, social control of behavior, development of laws, and evaluation of criminal justice system policies, procedures, and trends. Students learn the terminology of the field, and gain an awareness of the methods of inquiry utilized in the field. Restricted to Criminal Justice students. Also available through Online Learning. Pre.- or coreq. - ENGL 101.

CJST 111 American Legal System (Cr3) (3:0)
Analysis of the interrelationships between prosecutors, defense attorneys, the courts, police, grand and petit juries, and correctional systems; how the U.S. system of justice is intended to function and how it operates; social and political effects of legal system. Restricted to Criminal Justice majors and Computer Forensics Analyst: HERO majors. Prereq. - CJST 101. Also available through Online Learning. Core: CT

CJST 115 Criminal Law (Cr3) (3:0)
This course presents the principles and doctrines embodied in criminal law: substative crimes, justification, complicity and liability, causation, inchoate crimes. Restricted to Criminal Justice majors and Computer Forensics Analyst: HERO majors . Prereq. - CJST101. Also available through Online Learning. Core: CT.

CJST 121G Criminology (Cr3) (3:0)
The purpose of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the discipline of criminology through an examination of its theories, basic assumptions and definitions with focus on criminal behavior, and the nature, causes, extent and distribution of crime, and their policy implications. Prereq. - CJST101 and ENGL101. Also available through Online Learning. Core: CT, WI.

CJST 125 Corrections and Rehabilitation (Cr3) (3:0)
The focus of this course is to provide a survey and analysis of the American correctional system and its processes from both a historical and contemporary perspective. Restricted to Criminal Justice majors. Prereq. - CJST 101. Also available through Online Learning.

CJST 131 Juvenile Justice (Cr3) (3:0)
The American juvenile justice system, its components and functions are examined, focusing on juvenile crime, applicable law and procedures, and theories of delinquency. In addition to examining the evolution and transformation of the juvenile justice systems, students will gain an understanding of the current issues in juvenile justice in the United States and around the world. Restricted to Criminal Justice majors. Prereq. - CJST 101. Also available through Online Learning.

CJST 135 Law Enforcement and Investigative Techniques (Cr3) (3:0)
This course provides an intensive study of the law enforcement system at the Federal, State, and local levels. Special emphasis will be on police organization and management, police functions, job stress, liability, and sociological and psychological implications. Principles and methods of investigations will also be examined including collection and preservation of evidence, impartial gathering of evidence, interrogation techniques, and the handling of informants. Restricted to Criminal Justice majors and Computer Forensics Analyst: HERO majors . Prereq. - CJST101. Also available through Online Learning.

CJST 145 Criminal Justice Ethics (Cr3) (3:0)
The focus of this course is to provide students with an overview of prominent ethical issues facing professionals in criminology and criminal justice, with an emphasis on encouraging individual students to explore their own ethical and moral systems and how they make ethical/moral decisions. Restricted to Criminal Justice majors and Computer Forensics Analyst: HERO majors . Prereq. - CJST101. Also available through Online Learning.

CJST 250 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice (Cr3) (3:0)
This course will critically examine controversial issues relating to crime and criminal justice. Emphasis will be placed on topics surrounding crime and justice in America including but not limited to victims of crime, law enforcement, prosecution, the judicial system, punishment and corrections, and the juvenile justice system. Restricted to Criminal Justice majors. Formerly CJST 150. Prereq. - CJST 101 and pre- or coreq. - CJST125. Also available through Online Learning. Core: CT, D (for Criminal Justice majors only).