CJ 1103 Introduction to Criminology 3-0-3
This course is an introduction to the systematic examination of the basic nature of crime. Emphasis is placed on extent, social foundations, police, courts, law, prisons, theories of punishment, theories of causation and efforts in prevention.OSRHE Matrix: SS 033
CJ 1123 Introduction to Criminal Justice Systems 3-0-3
This course is an overview of the Criminal Justice System and the three traditional elements of the criminal justice system: police, courts and corrections as they pertain to adults and juveniles. It provides an understanding of the participants and their roles in accomplishing the mission of the Criminal Justice System.OSRHE Matrix: CJ 101
CJ 1233 Adult Correctional Systems 3-0-3
This course is an overview of the historical development and a complete analysis of the entire adult corrections system. OSRHE Matrix: CJ 103
CJ 1143 Introduction to Law Enforcement 3-0-3
A study of basic information that will serve as an overview of the entire law enforcement field as well as a solid foundation for future Criminal Justice course work. The student will be introduced to the history of law enforcement in a democratic society; introduction to agencies involved in administration of Criminal Justice and its evolution up to the present. OSRHE Matrix: CJ 102
CJ 2100 Criminal Justice Seminars
Two Criminal Justice seminars are presented each semester. Each seminar is for two days, and can be taken for one hour academic credit if there is no conflict with the student’s regular enrollment.
CJ 2203 Rules of Evidence 3-0-3
The collection and presentation of legal evidence is the foundation of justice. This course of study teaches students about the responsibility all peace officers have in the lawful collection and presentation of evidence, relevancy, materiality, weight, burden of proof, presumptions, types of evidence, judicial notice, evidentiary privileges, best evidence, opinion evidence, and hearsay evidence and its exceptions, recognizing that their duty is to secure conviction of the guilty and exoneration of the innocent. OSRHE Matrix: CJ 109
CJ 2243 Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation 3-0-3
A study of a criminal investigation, to what constitutes effective, efficient investigation and to the equipment, technology and procedures that facilitates investigations, including the theory and history conduct at a crime scene, and collection and presentation of evidence. The student will learn the basis of investigating crimes against the person and crimes against property. OSRHE Matrix: CJ 110
CJ 2253 Juvenile Justice Procedures (Also SOC 2253) 3-0-3
This course provides an overview of the organization, function, and jurisdiction of the juvenile justice system; methods of handling, processing and detention of juveniles; case disposition and court procedures. OSRHE Matrix: CJ 104
CJ 2300 Special Projects Varies
Up to eight hours credit in special projects or work in the field of Criminal Justice is available.
CJ 2941 Custody and Control Course of the Skills Academy 1-0-1
The student will develop a functional level of knowledge and skills in the area of arresting/handcuffing, weaponless self defense, intermediate weapons control, and weapon retention. The student will identify and/or demonstrate knowledge of principles of subject control.
CJ 2945 Skills Academy Law Enforcement Drivers Training 5-0-5
The student will acquire knowledge of the legal aspects of law enforcement driving and will acquire knowledge of desirable law enforcement driving behaviors. The students will acquire the knowledge and skills unique to the handling of a vehicle in non-emergency mode, emergency mode, and pursuit mode.
Introduction to Firearms Training
The student will learn the format, options, policies, standards, etc. of CLEET’s Basic Academy firearms training program.