Introduction to Criminal Justice

PCCUA Course
CJI 113 (CRJU 1023)
ACTS Course
CRJU 1023
3 hours


This course is an introduction to the history, philosophy, evolution, and organization of law enforcement in a democratic society. There is an orientation to agencies involved in the administration of criminal justice. This course focuses on law enforcement, the court system, and the corrections system with an emphasis on examining American criminal justice as an interdisciplinary field of study which reflects the attitudes, values and beliefs of a democratic culture.