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CJS 486. Theories of Crime and Justice

Credits: 3
Department: Criminal Justice
Description: Value and application of theories of crime and justice in research, policy, and the administration of justice.
Prerequisites: CJS 111, must be admitted to the Criminal Justice major and completion of 45 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Establish a broader base of theoretical knowledge.
2. Increase critical thinking skills by identifying and discussing applications of appropriate theories within the scope of criminal justice research, policy, and the administration of justice.
3. Increase verbal communication skills through class discussions.
4. Increase written communication skills through writing assignments.






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