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Criminal Justice courses offered at NICC

CRIM 1010 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3)

Provides an overview of the history, development, and philosophies of the criminal justice system within the United States. Areas covered include crime and the criminal justice system, the police, the courts, corrections, and the juvenile justice system.

CRIM 1020 INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS (3)

Outlines corrections in a systematic process showing the evolving changes within institutional and community-based corrections.  Topics include, but are not limited to the history of corrections, the influence of social thought and philosophy on the development of corrections, the rights of the incarcerated inmate, and the duties of the correctional officer.

CRIM 1030 COURTS AND JUDICIAL PROCESS (3)

Surveys the United States judicial system.  Topics include, but are not limited to, legal and constitutional concepts, institutions, and processes.  Coverage includes adult and civil courts.

CRIM 2030 POLICE AND SOCIETY (3)

Examines the role of the police in relationship to law enforcement and the United States of American society.  Topics include, but are not limited to the role and function of police, the nature of police organizations and police work, and the patterns of police-community relations.

CRIM 2900 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)

SPECIAL-TOPICS

CRIM 2990 INTERNSHIP (1-4)

INTERNSHIP