CRIMLJUS 6030 Criminal Law 3 Credits

A study of the principles, doctrines, and selected rules of criminal law; the sources of substantive criminal law and historical development of common law principles of criminal responsibility; constitutional constraints on the decision to define behavior as criminal.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: CRIMLJUS 6030
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring

CRIMLJUS 6330 Criminal Procedure and Evidence 3 Credits

A study of case law defining constitutional constraints on police behavior in the areas of arrest, search and seizure, interrogation, identification and investigation; rules on the exclusion of illegally seized evidence.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: CRIMLJUS 6330
Typically Offered: Fall

CRIMLJUS 6630 Current Topics in Criminal Justice 1-3 Credits

Current issues in criminal justice that may not warrant a permanent course. Course content will be announced each time the course is presented.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: CRIMLJUS 6630
Typically Offered: Summer

CRIMLJUS 6830 Psychopharmacology for AODA Counselors 3 Credits

The effects of nutrients, additives, and psychoactive drugs on criminal behavior; the process by which behavior is affected by these substances. This course fulfills part of the knowledge base for AODA counselor certification.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: CRIMLJUS 6830
Typically Offered: Fall

CRIMLJUS 6930 Criminal Justice Seminar 3 Credits

Discussion and evaluation of problems in the contemporary criminal justice system; individual research and presentation of findings.
Components: Seminar
Cross Offering: CRIMLJUS 6930
Typically Offered: Spring

CRIMLJUS 7920 Seminar Paper Research 3 Credits

Based on individual interest and consultation with an advisor, the student will be required to write an advanced research paper on a specific topic; the independent empirical research should serve as a capstone to the students educational experience, and as a bridge to the students future in the criminal justice field. P: for online masters programs: CRIMLJUS 7030, CRIMLJUS 7130 or CRIMLJUS 7730, CRIMLJUS 7230, and CRIMLJUS 7330. (All masters programs: contact advisor for prior approval and registration instructions.)
Components: Seminar
Cross Offering: CRIMLJUS 7920
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: CRIMLJUS 7030, CRIMLJUS 7130 or CRIMLJUS 7730, CRIMLJUS 7230 and CRIMLJUS 7330
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

CRIMLJUS 7980 Independent Study in Criminal Justice 1-4 Credits

Students registering for independent study must submit, at or before registration, a description and timetable for completion, signed by the instructor supervising the independent study. The project must be above and beyond the students traditional employment requirements. This is to be a graduate level experience, conducted with graduate rigor and culminating in a document of professional quality. The final report must describe and summarize the project in detail; wherever feasible, graphics, figures, data, and equations are to be included. (Contact advisor for prior approval and registration instructions.)
Components: Independent Study
Cross Offering: CRIMLJUS 7980
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

CRIMLJUS 7990 Thesis Research 3-6 Credits

Completion and defense of a carefully delineated scholarly work advancing an original point of view as a result of research. The topic chosen must reflect the students area of emphasis, and must be approved by a thesis committee. P: for online masters programs: CRIMLJUS 7030, CRIMLJUS 7130, CRIMLJUS 7230, and CRIMLJUS 7330. (All masters programs: contact advisor for prior approval and registration instructions.)
Components: Thesis Research
Cross Offering: CRIMLJUS 7990
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: CRIMLJUS 7030, CRIMLJUS 7130, CRIMLJUS 7230 and CRIMLJUS 7330
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer