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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 a survey and analysis of the criminal justice system, including a historical and philosophical overview of the development, with special emphasis on the system?s primary components. The components examined include the police, the courts and the corrections system, in the administration of criminal justice in the United States. This course is designed to make the student a more informed citizen of criminal justice statistics, services, and 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.