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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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JUS 488 Senior Seminar and Capstone Experience

An in-depth examination of the issues which dominate scholarly inquiry in criminal justice. Students will complete an original research topic, a traditional research paper, or an internship. In addition to their chosen project, students will prepare a portfolio of their representative work which demonstrates the process and culmination of their educational experience.

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