JUS 103 Foundations of Criminal Justice

This course will analyze the developmental events that have shaped the processes which constitute the major contemporary criminal justice institutions. The historical development of law, police, courts, corrections, and juvenile justice systems are studied from their early beginnings to contemporary issues, which may lead to future trends in justice.

24314 T 01:00PM-03:45PM Lumb 3
(VC Receive Class)
26061 W 04:00PM-05:30PM Lumb 3

(VC Receive Class)
26062 W 04:00PM-05:30PM Lumb 3

(VC Broadcast Class)
26055 W 04:00PM-05:30PM Lumb 3

25404 Davitt 3

Video Conference
W 04:00PM-05:30PM Lumb 3
26056 Bath/Brunswick
26058 Ellsworth/Hancock
26057 Rockland
26060 Rumford/Mexico
26628 Saco/Biddeford
26059 South Paris

JUS 121 Criminal Law

The application and philosophy of criminal law will be studied. Problems of interpretations of the statutory criminal law will be examined for the purpose of effective enforcement. Prerequisite: JUS 103 or consent of the instructor.

24316 T 04:00PM-06:45PM Staff 3

25405 Davitt 3

JUS 124 Introduction to Crime Prevention

The historical, philosophical and practical basis of crime prevention programs.Emphasis on efforts to increase citizen awareness and involvement. Introduction to procedural and physical security methods, from architectural design to crime prevention surveys. Retail and residential crime prevention practices will be highlighted.

25406 Lumb 3

JUS 160 Intro to Forensic Science

Application of physical science to judicial matters. Covers the collection, identification and preservation of physical evidence for use in the courts as well as the techniques and limitations of science laboratory capabilities. Prerequisite: JUS 103

24320 M 04:00PM-06:45PM Strout 3

JUS 200 Principles of Investigation

Applications to accidents, crimes and other incidents. Theory and application of scientific method to such cases, including interviewing of witnesses, gathering of facts and evidence and drawing conclusions. Prerequisite: JUS 103.

24319 W 04:00PM-06:45PM Strout 3

JUS 212 Real Estate Transfer Procedures

Theory and practice of creating an adequate history of title to real estate for beginners. Mortgages and closings are also examined. Use of Registry of Deeds resources is required.

25407 Davitt 3

JUS 216 Principles of Litigation

Investigates the important steps of civil and criminal procedure and the relevant, accompanying documents, starting with the commencement of an action or arrest, through the appellate procedure and the enforcement of the judgment or incarceration. Students acquire the skills of file and document organization. Prerequisite: JUS103 or equivalent

25408 Davitt 3

JUS 223 Principles of Management

(This course is cross-listed with JUS 223 and POS 223) A comprehensive study of management in public and private sectors. The influence of human, social and political factors is integrated with treatment of managers structural and technical processes. Analyses focus on such theories as planning, controlling, decision making, organizational design, administrative skills, communications and information systems. It is recommended that ENG 101 be taken prior to or concurrently with this course.

(ITV Broadcast Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Instructor Permission Needed)
25381 TH 09:00AM-11:45AM Bean 3

(ITV Receive Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Instructor Permission Needed)
25382 TH 09:00AM-11:45AM Bean 3

(ITV Receive Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Instructor Permission Needed)
TH 09:00AM-11:45AM Bean 3

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25384 Bath/Brunswick

26394 Bethel

26395 Bucksport

26396 Caribou - Delayed Viewing

26397 Deer Isle

26398 East Millinocket

26399 East Sullivan

26400 Ellsworth/Hancock

26401 Farmington

26402 Fort Kent

26403 Greenville

26404 Houlton

26393 Hutchinson Center

26405 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing

26406 Jackman - Delayed Viewing

26407 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed

26408 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing

26409 Lewiston-Auburn

26410 Lincoln

26411 Machias

26412 Madawaska - Delayed Viewing

26414 Mount Desert

26415 Newport

26416 North Haven - Delayed Viewing

26417 Presque Isle

26418 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing

26419 Rockland

26413 Rumford/Mexico

26425 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing

26420 Saco/Biddeford

26421 Sanford

26422 Sherman Station

26423 Skowhegan

26424 South Paris

26426 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing

26427 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing

26428 Wiscasset


25081 Boone 3

JUS 307 Violence in the Family

This course provides descriptive and analytical dimensions of violence syndromes occurring within the family. Types of husband, wife and child abuse and neglect are considered from a perspective of symptom recognition and treatment, both legal and therapeutic.

(ITV Broadcast Class)
26029 TH 07:00PM-09:45PM Boivin 3

(ITV Receive Class)
26031 TH 07:00PM-09:45PM Boivin 3

(ITV Receive Class)
TH 07:00PM-09:45PM Boivin 3

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26038 Bath/Brunswick

28414 Bethel

28415 Bucksport

28416 Calais

28417 Deer Isle

28418 Dover-Foxcroft/Penquis

28419 East Millinocket

28420 East Sullivan

28421 Ellsworth/Hancock

28422 Fairfield

28423 Farmington

28424 Fort Kent

28425 Greenville

28426 Houlton

28413 Hutchinson Center

28427 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed

28428 Lewiston-Auburn

28429 Lincoln

28430 Machias

28432 Mount Desert

28433 Newport

28434 Presque Isle

28435 Rockland

28431 Rumford/Mexico

28436 Saco/Biddeford

28437 Sanford

28438 Sherman Station

28439 Skowhegan

28440 South Paris

28441 Winthrop

28442 Wiscasset


JUS 316 Criminology

(This course is cross listed with SOC316.) Designed to enhance student awareness and comprehension of social and cultural factors in the causation of crime and juvenile delinquency. A review and analysis of recent theories and research findings, a theoretical venture in applied sociology. Prerequisite: SOC 101cans SOC 201

25454 Cook 3

JUS 364 Human Rights Violation: Torture and Trauma

(This course is cross-listed with HUS 364 and SSC 364.)Human Rights refer to the basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled.To violate the most basic human rights, is to deny individuals their fundamental moral entitlements.The focus of the course will be on how the experience of intentional psychological and physical torture affect individuals, families and societies.We will discuss the short-term and long-term psychological, neurological, biological, social and disability-related consequences of torture and trauma.Prerequisites: PSY 100

25338 Linhardt 3

JUS 392 Hate Crimes

This course examines the response of the criminal justice system to the hate,prejudice and bias that causes crime. Racism and prejudice will be examined on individual, institutional, systems level. Prerequisites PSY 100 or JUS 103 or permission of Instructor .3 credits

25412 Lumb 3

JUS 471 Judicial Processes

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the integration of politics and judicial construction. It includes an analysis of the judicial appointment process at the state and federal level and explores the development of judicial philosophy after appointment. Prerequisite: JUS 271, JUS 121, or equivalent.

(VC Receive Class)
26067 F 01:00PM-03:45PM Gunther 3

(VC Broadcast Class)
26065 F 01:00PM-03:45PM Gunther 3

Video Conference
F 01:00PM-03:45PM Gunther 3
26068 Bath/Brunswick
26069 Ellsworth/Hancock
26070 Rockland
26071 South Paris


JUS 488 Senior Seminar and Capstone Experience

An in-depth examination of the student's choice of topical issues in criminal justice.Students will complete an original research project, a traditional research paper or an internship with accompanying journals, reports and case notes as well as a review of the issues which dominate scholarly activity in the field.In addition, students will prepare a portfolio of their representative work in the required JUS courses which will include a reflection on its role in the process and culmination of their educational experience. Prerequisites:ENG 101, Jus 103 and JUS 363 or permission of instructor.

25414 Davitt 4

JUS 489 Topics in Justice Studies: Forensic Psychology

Forensic psychology is the application of the science and profession of psychology to questions and issues relating to law and the legal system.  This course will introduce students to the specialty area of forensic psychology.  Particular emphasis will be on applied aspects of the field.  Prerequisite:  PSY 100.  3 credits.

(VC Broadcast Class)
26259 M 04:00PM-06:45PM Mayo 3

(VC Receive Class)
26260 M 04:00PM-06:45PM Mayo 3

Video Conference
M 04:00PM-06:45PM Mayo 3
26630 Saco/Biddeford
26261 Bath/Brunswick
26263 Rockland