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Fall 2016
Mar 31, 2020
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SOC 32800 - Criminal Justice
Credit Hours: 3.00. Introduction to institutionalized responses of society to the problem of crime. Analysis of the administration of justice in each of the major components of the criminal justice system and laws regulating their operations. Some consideration given to comparative criminal justice. Typically offered Fall Spring. CTL:ISH 1030 Introduction To Criminal Justice
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Lecture

Offered By: College of Liberal Arts
Department: Sociology

Course Attributes:
Core Transfer Library, S General Education, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      Indiana College Network
      Northwest- Westville
      Northwest- Hammond
      West Lafayette
      New Albany
      South Bend

Learning Outcomes: 1. Demonstrate an understanding of the Criminal Justice System in the United States, including the relationships between federal, state and local units of government. 2. Demonstrate an understanding of the pathway which an individual follows from first arrest to incarceration. 3. Demonstrate an understanding of the differential criminalization and sanctions connected to domestic, street, and corporate forms of violence and crime. 4. Demonstrate an understanding of the influence of class, race/ethnicity and gender in criminal justice. 5. Demonstrate an understanding of the major policy debates regarding crime control and criminal justice.

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