2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 20, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate 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.