2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CJST 1100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice


Survey of criminal justice system with emphasis on prosecution, corrections, and societal reaction to offenders. Retribution, rehabilitation, deterrence, and incapacitation serve as generic frames of reference and theoretical points of departure for analyzing the dispositional and correctional processes. The course focuses on the process - from the police and prosecution through the courts; from the courts through the correctional system. 3 credits.