JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION COURSES

 

JUAD 2300. Administration of Justice - Operation of the agencies of justice administration: police, prosecution, courts, correctional institutions, probation, and parole.

JUAD 2303. Probation, Corrections, Parole - A comprehensive study of punishment options as methods of changing behavior and the legal conditions, management, and operation of correctional institutions.

JUAD 3300. Criminal Law - Crimes against persons and property, parties to crimes, laws of arrest, search and seizure, laws of evidence, and criminal procedure.

JUAD 3301. Police-Community Relations - Purpose of police-community relations; responsibilities of government and citizenry in promoting positive relationships; community structure; minority group involvement; human relations problems; analysis of community problems.

JUAD 3303. Urban Sociology (SOCI 3303) - The city as a social phenomenon in the modern world; analysis of urban-rural trends, characteristics, functions, ecology, and social organization.

JUAD 3304. Social Problems (SOCI 3304) - Social problems including causes, interrelationships, and programs of amelioration. Prerequisite: None; however, SOCI 1301 is recommended.

JUAD 3306. Survey of Homeland Security - Historical and current trends in domestic and
international terrorism; how the United States dealt with threats in the past; new challenges in the field.

JUAD 3308. Criminal Investigation - Practical applications of forensic techniques as they
apply to modern law enforcement.

JUAD 3310. Criminology (SOCI 3310) - Theories, causes, characteristics, types of crime, and social functions of crime in our society.

JUAD 3311. Law Enforcement Administration - An analysis of the duties and responsibilities of police administrators; problems peculiar to police administration as they relate to organization, personnel management, training, public relations, and the patrol function.

JUAD 3312. Law and Society (SOCI 3312) - Survey of the history and development of law
from primitive times until the present; and ways in which society shapes laws and how law shapes society.

JUAD 3313. Murder, an Analytical Study - Theories, causes, characteristics, and types of
murder and murderers; the effect of murder on our society and the response of society; and case studies.

JUAD 3314. Psychology and the Law - A study of the influence psychology
has on the legal decision-making process and public policy; evaluation of traditional legal
dilemmas, e.g., individual rights versus the common good.


JUAD 3316. Criminal Procedures - The judicial process, evidence collection, and documentation of facts relevant to crime investigations; emphasis on Fourth and Fifth Amendments; and a chronological order of court proceedings.

JUAD 3317. Rape: Perspectives on Sexual Assault (PSYC/SOCI 3317) - Description,
understanding, and investigation of sexual assaults; preventative techniques to avoid and deter would-be rapists and sexual assaulters.

JUAD 3318. Ethics for Behavioral and Social Sciences (PSYC/SOCI 3318) - A study of the
various codes of ethics for the helping professions and law enforcement.


JUAD 3319. American Legal System - A study of the American legal system including its
history and development, the courts, participants, processes, the adversarial system, and criminal and civil law.

JUAD 3320. Cultural Diversity (SOCI 3320) - A comparative analysis of the diverse cultural
groups in the United States and their changing sociological, economical and political status.

JUAD 3321. Marriage and the Family (PSYC/SOCI 3321) - Examination of the family as
a social institution; comparative analysis of kinship systems; and recent changes in American family structure.


JUAD 3322. Introduction to Social Work (SOCI 3322) - Perspectives, working concepts,
goals of social work practice, examination of casework, group-work and community work.


JUAD 3325. Forensic Psychology (PSYC 3325) - A study of the impact of psychological
influences on the development of criminal behavior; criminal profiling to identify targets of
investigation; utilization of profiling by the court and correctional systems.

JUAD 4304. Organized Crime - Survey of organized crime in America, areas of influence,
remedial practices, and control.


JUAD 4307. Deviance (SOCI 4307) - Analysis of cultural norms and values; causes and
results of departure from those norms.


JUAD 4309. Juvenile Delinquency (SOCI 4309) - Nature and extent of delinquency, competing explanatory methods and theories, evaluation and prevention, control and treatment programs.


JUAD 4311. Abnormal Psychology (PSYC 4311) - Symptoms and causes of major psychoses and neuroses together with an introduction to principles of psychotherapy. Prerequisites: PSYC 1301, 2301; or consent of instructor.


JUAD 4313. Alternative Dispute Resolution - Description and overview of methods of dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration, negotiation, and mediation, in order to demonstrate their interrelationship and use in the American legal system.


JUAD 4316.
Topics in Justice Administration - Selected issues/topics in justice administration.


JUAD 4360. Practicum
- Supervised field experience in community agencies with an emphasis on integration of theory and practice.