CCJ 1010 - Introduction to Criminology
The course will consist of an examination of crime, overall and by category and their impact on social policy. The
emphasis will be on an examination of theories of crime causation; their research support criminological theories covered
will be classical, biological, sociological, psychological, economic, and multidisciplinary.
CCJ 1020 - Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
This course presents the philosophical background of law enforcement agencies, their development, purposes,
functions, and organization with attention given to contemporary problems, processes and Constitutional aspects involved
in the administration of criminal justice in a democratic society.
CCJ 2002 - Crime in America
Prerequisites: CCJ 1010 CR C and CCJ 1020 CR C
This course expands upon the knowledge form criminology and introduction to criminal justice, emphasizing the
crime problem in the U.S. to include crime patterns and criminal behaviors, explanations of the crime, how the justice
system is designed to responsively deal with it by punishment and prevention, in so expounding upon related theory and
CCJ 2107 - Crime and Public Policy
Prerequisites: CCJ 1010 CR C and CCJ 1020 CR C and CCJ 2704 Recommended
This course presents an analysis of various policy initiatives designed to reduce the level of crime, in so applying the
elements of criminological theory and research methods to critically evaluate the effectiveness of policies.
CCJ 2252 - Critical Issues in Criminal Justice
Prerequisites: CJL 2100 CR C
The study of Constitutional doctrine as a series of controls on the administration of criminal justice, utilizing the
opinions of the United States Supreme Court as a basis of study. Emphasis will be placed on the Bill of Rights Amendments
having relationships to criminal justice.
CCJ 2618 - Criminal Psychology
Prerequisites: ENC 1101 CR C
This course is an examination of psychology of human behavior as it relates to crime. The student will be introduced to
psychopathology, the sexually violent offender, and serial murder. The student will also examine violent juvenile offenders
and the process of psychological conditioning which allows them to commit violent criminal acts.
CCJ 2650 - Narcotics and Dangerous Substances
Prerequisites: CJE 2600
This course will examine general problems created by illegal use of narcotics and dangerous substances, with emphasis
upon classification, description and history of drugs, etiology of addiction, extent of drug use and its relationship to
criminal behavior and methods of control.