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Criminal Justice (CRM_J)

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101 [SSCI] Introduction to the Administration of Criminal Justice 3 Agencies and processes in the administration of criminal justice. Typically offered Fall. 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 Spring.

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.

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.

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. 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.

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

370 Policing and Society 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Development, organization, policies, and performance of the police. 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.

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).

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

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] Special Topics in Criminal Justice and Criminology 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101. Selected topics in criminal justice and criminology. 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, WGSS 403.) Typically offered Spring.

403 (Effective through Summer 2022) [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, WGSS 403. WGSS 403 formerly offered as WOMEN ST 403.) Typically offered Spring.

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). 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. 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. 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.

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

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.

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

480 [CAPS] [M] Senior Capstone in Criminal Justice and Criminology 3 Course Prerequisite: CRM J 101; CRM J 311; CRM J 321; senior standing. Experiential learning emphasizing refining skills and preparing students for the myriad of challenges awaiting them in public safety.

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. S, F grading.

491 Special Topics: Study Abroad 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Criminal Justice Study Abroad. 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. S, F grading.

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

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

540 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). Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

540 (Effective through Summer 2022) 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). Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

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. S, F 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. S, U grading.

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