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Course Descriptions

CRJ 101: Introduction to Criminal Justice

-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101
-Placement at college level reading

Introduction to Criminal Justice is an examination of the various processing stages, practices, and personnel of the criminal justice system. The components of the criminal justice system including the police, courts and the corrections field will be explored from both a historical and contemporary perspective. This course is designed to make the student a more informed citizen of criminal justice data, services delivered in response to crime, and its impact on society. It is also designed to provide a broad base necessary for more advanced studies, for those majoring in criminal justice. 3 credit hours
IAI Major Code - CRJ 901

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.