CJS5100 Intro to American Criminal Justice

Course Overview

Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits

Course Description:

An exciting behind-the-scenes look at the workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems while equipping them with a solid understanding of criminal justice concepts. The class has an emphasis on today’s criminal justice careers, offering insights from numerous professionals on the rewards and realities of their jobs. Student will use critical thinking skills to formulate, devise and evaluate these inner workings of the police, courts and correctional systems.

How This Course Benefits Students:

The goal is to embrace the true meaning of Christian citizenship and civic responsibility; students will have the opportunity to master the skillset for thriving in this sector as a leader for Christ. Learning to apply what is taught in the classroom to real life issues will allow the student to help others in the criminal justice field with an unbiased mind and thought process. The goal of the student is to unearth the true meaning of Christian citizenship and civic responsibility through learning with Gods help. As stated in MU’s Mission Statement “We desire to join in with God where he is at work — in our homes and communities — so that we may see the spiritual transformation of people and communities.”

Why This Course Is Important:

Understand the foundation of criminal justice in order to succeed in the field utilizing necessary critical thinking skills.