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Courses with the CRM_J Subject

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Criminal Justice (CRM_J)

Summer 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018 


101 [SSCI] Introduction to the Administration of Criminal Justice 3 Agencies and processes in the administration of criminal justice. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

201 Introduction to Criminological Theory 3 Analysis of conceptions of crime and seriousness as determined by societal factors. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

205 [DIVR] Realizing Justice in a Multicultural Society 3 The pursuit of justice and the historical, contemporary, and future issues and challenges facing society and the criminal justice system. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

311 Research Methods for Criminal Justice 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Discussion of research methods appropriate for the study of crime and criminal justice policies and institutions. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

320 Criminal Law 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Substantive criminal law; principles, functions, and limits; basic crime categories, state and national legal research materials. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

321 Quantitative Methods for Criminal Justice 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Critical discussion of skills and methods needed for the analysis of implementation and impact of criminal justice policies. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

330 Crime Control Policies 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Analysis of ideologies, assumptions, and performance of crime control policies. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

365 Juvenile Justice and Corrections 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. History, philosophy, legal process, performance, and outcomes of the juvenile justice and corrections systems. (Crosslisted course offered as CRM J 365, SOC 367). Typically offered Fall and Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

370 Introduction to Policing in America 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Development, organization, policies, and performance of the police. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

380 Criminal Courts in America 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Structure and process of the prosecution and adjudication of individuals charged with crimes in the criminal court system. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

381 Crime and Justice in the Movies 3 (2-2) Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Mass media as both reflector and shaper of public attitudes and opinions about crime, criminals, law, order, and justice; using films. (Crosslisted course offered as CRM J 381, POL S 381). Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

385 Institutional Corrections 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Ideologies of punishment and correction, intermediary sanctioning and reintegration policies in the criminal justice system. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

390 Criminal Justice Management 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Predominate and progressive thought and theory of criminal justice administration in the U.S.; exploring important and troubling issues faced by those involved in managing criminal justice agencies.

400 [M] Issues in the Administration of Criminal Justice 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Selected topics in criminal justice. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

403 [CAPS] Violence Toward Women 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Violence toward women and its relationship to broader social issues such as sexism and social control. (Crosslisted course offered as CRM J 403, WOMEN ST 403). Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

405 [M] Comparative Criminal Justice Systems 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Comparative study of criminal justice systems in the US and selected foreign countries. (Crosslisted course offered as CRM J 405, POL S 405). Typically offered Fall and Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

420 [M] Criminal Procedure 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Principal court decisions concerning standards of conduct and rights in the criminal process. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

424 Community Corrections 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Theory practice and human impact of treating criminal offenders in the community. Typically offered Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

426 Victimology and Public Policy 3 Examination of victimization; policy responses to victims; victim's rights.

427 Crime Prevention Strategies 3 Personal, environmental, community-based and government crime prevention strategies and issues. Typically offered Spring.

428 Drug and Alcohol Use and Abuse 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Drug use, impact on behavior and drug control policies. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

450 [M] Senior Seminar: Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101; senior standing. Examination of ethical issues in decision making in criminal justice. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

468 Addictive Behavior Across the Demographic Spectrum 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Overview of social, cultural and historical perspectives on dealing with addictive behavior. (Crosslisted course offered as SOC 468, CRM J 468, PSYCH 468). Recommended preparation: SOC 101, PSYCH 105, or CRM J 101.

490 Criminal Justice Internship V 2-12 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. On/off-campus internship in criminal justice institutions (police, FBI, jails, law firms, etc.); written assignments and readings will be required. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

491 Special Topics: Study Abroad 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Criminal Justice Study Abroad. Typically offered Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

505 Comparative Criminal Justice 3 Comparative study of crime laws and criminal justice systems in selected foreign countries. Typically offered Fall and Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

510 Leadership in Criminal Justice 3 Study of leadership models and theories as they apply to criminal justice institutions. Typically offered Fall.

511 Criminal Justice Management 3 Examines the theoretical framework for understanding criminal justice organizations through examining management theory, organizational dynamics, and administration research.

512 Juvenile Justice 3 Examination of the major theories and contemporary issues related to juvenile delinquency, the juvenile justice system, gangs, and juvenile corrections. Typically offered Spring.

513 Multicultural Issues in Criminal Justice 3 Critical examination of race, gender, and other diversity and cultural issues within the U.S. criminal justice system.

514 Professional Development in Criminal Justice and Criminology 1 Professional aspects of research, teaching, and service activities in criminal justice and criminology. Typically offered Fall. S, F grading.

520 Criminal Justice Research Methods 3 The design and execution of criminal justice research; critical examination of current research methods in criminal justice. Typically offered Fall.

521 Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice Research Methods 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: CRM J 520. Exploration of specialized topics in research methodology; topics may include qualitative methods, GIS, ethnography, and survey design.

522 Foundations of Quantitative Methods 4 Application of foundational quantitative methods utilized in the field of Criminal Justice and Criminology. Typically offered Fall.

522 (Effective through Summer 2017) Foundations of Quantitative Methods 3 Application of foundational quantitative methods utilized in the field of Criminal Justice and Criminology. Typically offered Fall.

523 Intermediate Quantitative Methods 4 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 522. Intermediate-level quantitative methods including logistic regression, factor analysis, propensity scoring and model building. Typically offered Spring.

523 (Effective through Summer 2017) Intermediate Quantitative Methods 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 522. Intermediate-level quantitative methods including logistic regression, factor analysis, propensity scoring and model building. Typically offered Spring.

524 Advanced Topics in Quantitative Methods 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: CRM J 523. Advanced quantitative methods used in criminal justice, including time series, HLM, multi-level modeling, spatial analysis, and repeated measures analysis.

530 Criminal Justice: Process and Institutions 3 Processes of criminal justice in the context of the social, political, and economic environments. Typically offered Fall. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

531 Drugs, Alcohol, and Crime 3 Examination of the research and theory surrounding the relationship between alcohol, drugs, crime, and the criminal justice system.

540 Seminar in Evaluation Research 3 Interrelationship of ideology, data, policy development, and policy implementation in public policy analysis. (Crosslisted course offered as CRM J 540, POL S 541). Typically offered Fall and Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

541 Seminar in Corrections 3 Current issues related to the control, management, and sanctioning of criminal offenders. Typically offered Fall and Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

542 Community Corrections 3 Examines correctional processes in a community setting, including probation, parole, and innovative community-based strategies for dealing with the offender.

555 Seminar in Criminological Theory 3 Individual, situational and ecological correlates of criminal behavior; data sources and empirical research. Typically offered Spring.

560 Prosecution and Adjudication 3 The function of courts and the behavior of prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges within the criminal justice system. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

570 The Police and Society 3 Community and selected social institutional factors as related to their influence on police systems. Typically offered Fall and Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

572 Seminar in Comparative Policing 3 Study of the history, organization, and policies of policing systems in selected countries and of transnational policing. Typically offered Fall and Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

580 Gender and Justice 3 Criminal justice system's treatment of women offenders, victims, and professionals. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

591 Seminar in the Administration of Criminal Justice 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Current issues, problems, and critical concerns within the field of administration of criminal justice. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

592 Proseminar in Administration, Justice, and Applied Policy Studies 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Same as POL S 542. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

594 Special Topics in Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Intensive study of specific topics in comparative criminal justice or criminology.

595 Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice Institutions and Processes 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. In-depth study of issues associated with criminal justice institutions and processes.

596 Special Topics: Criminal Justice and Public Health 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Examination of public health ramifications of criminal justice policy and practice; public health approaches to violence and substance abuse prevention.

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

700 Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, U grading.

702 Master's Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research in special problems, directed study, and/or examination credit for students in a non-thesis master's degree program. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 702 credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, U grading.

800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the Criminal Justice and Criminology PhD program. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their doctoral research, dissertation and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 800 credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, U grading.

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