CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice - 3 Hours

This course provides an overview of the history and operations of the U.S. criminal justice system. Attention will be placed on law enforcement, prosecutors, public defender, the judiciary and the correctional process. This course will also evaluate the impact of crime on society and basic criminal law. Offered fall semester for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 201 Criminal Law and Procedure - 3 Hours

This course covers the principle areas of criminal law and of criminal procedure including federal restraints on the activities of law enforcement personnel. Students will examine the tenets of basic criminal law such as reus, mens rea, and general doctrines attempt, complicity, causation, and conspiracy. The course also examines legal authority of law enforcement personnel and rights of the accused person. Consideration is given to various procedural stages from criminal charges through post-conviction appeal. Offered spring semester for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 210 Criminal Courts - 3 Hours

This course presents how cases are processed in state and federal criminal courts, including venues, the study of prosecutors, defense attorneys, judges, jury selection, plea bargaining and sentencing. Offered fall semester for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 300 Legal Writing and Communication - 3 Hours

This course focuses on skills related to analysis and objective explanation in the context of criminal justice. Students will examine individual cases and reports to analyze decisions and understand precedential value and legal reasoning as well as synthesize the results of several cases to understand larger principles and predict how the law will apply in future cases. Students will draft documents and provide oral reports on a variety of topics, such as crime investigation reports, evidence collection reports, correctional incidents, substance abuse reports, motions, complaints and legal briefs. Prerequisite: ENG 111. Offered spring semester beginning 2018 for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 320 Police and Societal Interactions - 3 Hours

This course examines the psychological, sociological, and philosophical role of the police as it relates to topics such as criminal behavior, police brutality, corruption, and stress. It also examines the racial, ethnic, and gender issues in law enforcement. Offered fall semester in odd years beginning 2017-2018 for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 322 Policing with Digital Technology - 2 Hours

This course examines law enforcement's use of modern technology, namely social media, to aid in carrying out their goal of preventing and investigating crime. This course will examine the use of social media for anticipation of crimes, closing crimes quickly, and two-way communication. Offered fall semester, even years beginning 2018-2019 for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 330 Corrections - 3 Hours

This course provides an in-depth consideration of probation, penology, the theories of punishment, and community supervision sectors of the field of criminal justice. Alternatives to institutionalization are explored. Offered fall semester even years beginning 2018-2019 for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Prerequisite: CRJ 201. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 350 Topics in Criminal Justice - 3 Hours

Selected topics as announced. Course may be repeated with a different topic. Prerequisite: CRJ 101 or permission of instructor. Offered on demand for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 351 Drugs, Alcohol, and Crime - 3 Hours

This course will explore the relationship of substance use and crime. Topics include how drug trafficking impacts communities and the effectiveness of current policies aimed at controlling drug use. Prerequisite: CRJ 201. Offered spring semester even years beginning 2018-2019 for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 352 Cybercrime - 2 Hours

This course examines legal and policy issues before developing from cybersecurity threats. Topics include digital foreign espionage, website hacking, intellectual property theft, and breaches of corporate databases. Focus will be placed on the governance of the Internet, as it relates to the roles of the government and non-governmental actors, and the expectations of privacy. Prerequisite: CRJ 201. Offered spring semester even years beginning 2018-2019 for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 360 Race, Gender, Ethnicity, and Criminal Justice - 3 Hours

This course focuses on gender, race, and ethnicity issues in the criminal justice system. The course emphasizes developing an understanding of cross-cultural variation; the effects of gender and race on the lives of people within the context of contemporary issues of justice. Prerequisite: CRJ 201. Offered spring semester odd years beginning 2017-2018 for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 361 Juvenile Justice and Delinquency - 3 Hours

This course examines the juvenile justice system and the impact of various legal, social, and political policies of at-risk youth, including child-trafficking. Students will conduct an assessment of causal theory and problems of corrections and prevention of delinquency. Prerequisite: CRJ 201. Offered fall semester odd years beginning 2017-2018 for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 420 Police Response to Protests, Riots, and Disasters - 3 Hours

This course will examine the theories of behavior and action. Focus will be placed on how law enforcement should respond to protests, riots, disasters, and threats to social order. Prerequisite: CRJ 201. Offered spring semester even years beginning 2018-2019 for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 430 White Collar Crime - 3 Hours

This course focuses on crime committed by governmental and corporate entities and actors in "white collar" professions. It is inclusive of state political crimes, corporate abuse of power, and financial, occupational, and environmental crimes, as the enforcement of law and punishment against such crimes. Prerequisite: CRJ 201. Offered on demand for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 445 Criminal Justice Internship - 3 Hours

This course is field experience to further the student's integration of theory and practice. It is for junior and senior standing criminal justice majors whose academic performance is appropriate for placement. Potential placements include federal, state, county, and municipal criminal justice, law enforcement, law firms, corrections, administrative law agencies, residential treatment facilities, or related offices or agencies. Students must complete at least 135 hours of work. Satisfies the professional experience requirement for Criminal Justice majors. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Offered on demand for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 450 Independent Study - 1-4 Hours

Research and specialized studies to meet the needs of individual students. Prerequisite: consent of the instructor. Offered on demand for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 451 Legal Issues in Technology - 3 Hours

This course examines how new technologies are transforming the experience, regulation, and meaning of personal privacy. This course will study U.S. courts' evolving reaction to challenges presented by digital surveillance with a focus on Fourth Amendment case law and key statutes. The topics explored will include database searches, GPS trackers, and the National Security Agency's telephonic metadata program. Prerequisite: CRJ 201. Offered spring semester even years beginning 2018-2019 for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 460 Victimology and Restorative Justice - 3 Hours

This course examines the relationship between victims and their offenders, the interactions between victims and the criminal justice system, the impact of the crime on families of the victims, and the connections between victims and other social groups and institutions. Additional discussion on Christian views of reconciliation and reintroducing offenders to society. Prerequisite: CRJ 201. Offered spring semester even years beginning 2018-2019 for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.

CRJ 490 Criminal Justice Seminar - 3 Hours

This course serves as the capstone course for Criminal Justice major. Students will be challenged to incorporate learning from throughout the curriculum, culminating in the development of a comprehensive integration paper. Course content focuses on ethical decision-making by criminal justice practitioners. Distinctions are made between Christian and non-Christian perspectives. This course fulfills the IDS 499X requirements for Criminal Justice majors. Prerequisites: CRJ 201, SOC 324, and senior standing. Offered fall semester beginning 2018-2019 for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate, REACH/Excel adult undergraduate, online.