CRJ101-001

Substantive Criminal Law

This course is a survey of criminal law and evidence with emphasis on Massachusetts laws and recent court rulings. Prerequisite: None / 3 credits. Offered: Fall

CRJ102-001

Procedural Criminal Law

This course emphasizes the evolution of due process as it affects functions and duties of law enforcement officers. Prerequisite: None / 3 credits. Offered: Spring

CRJ105-001

Criminology, Theory and Practice

This course provides a general overview of the major theories of crime and criminal behavior, as well as the scope and nature of the criminal justice system and the problem of crime. Prerequisite: None / 3 credits. Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement. Offered: Fall, Spring

CRJ116-001

Introduction To Corrections

This course is a general overview of corrections in the United States today, concentrating on the history, organization and administration of corrections, as well as sentencing, corrections law, career issues, tactical operations and the future of corrections. Prerequisite: None / 3 credits. Offered: Spring

CRJ125-001

Contemporary Policing

This course is a general overview of policing in the United States today, concentrating in history, organization - public and private - as well as personal issues, police operations, and critical and emerging issues. Prerequisite: None / 3 credits. Offered: Fall, Spring

CRJ130-001

Criminal Evidence

This course is designed to introduce the basic concepts of criminal evidence as applied in the criminal justice environment. It includes a description of the trial process and types of evidence. The course presents principles relating to the United States Constitution and those principles relating to the law enforcement professional as a witness. Prerequisite: None / 3 credits. Offered: Fall, Summer

CRJ135-001

Terrorism

This course acquaints students with the concept of terrorism at both the international and domestic level, examining the history of terrorism, terrorism today, and terrorism in the future. Prerequisite: ENL050 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 3 credits. Offered: Spring, Summer

CRJ206-001

Principles of Investigation I

This course examines the organization and functions of investigative agencies, preparation and presentation of accurate written and verbal reports, courtroom presentation of evidence, and elements of legal proof. Prerequisite: All Level I Criminal Justice courses / 3 credits. Offered: Fall

CRJ207-001

Principles of Investigation II

This course is a continuation of CRJ206. It introduces the students to the collection, presentation, and analysis of physical evidence, and investigation of specific offenses. Prerequisite: CRJ206 and all Level I Criminal Justice courses / 3 credits. Offered: Spring

CRJ210-001

Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice

This course examines ethical principles as they apply to the many practical problems which confront criminal justice professionals in the performance of their duties and responsibilities. Wherever possible, concrete case studies will be used to illustrate ethical reasoning. Prerequisite: All Level I Criminal Justice courses / 3 credits. Offered: Fall

CRJ220-001

Crisis Intervention for CJ Prof

This course explores the relationship of police and crisis intervention. Special emphasis will be placed upon the development and utilization of helping skills in dealing with crisis situations. Prerequisite: All Level I Criminal Justice courses / 3 credits. Offered: Fall

CRJ221-001

Juvenile Justice

This course is designed to introduce students to the Juvenile Justice system, the processes and the law pertaining to the system by presenting a thorough examination of the social, historical, and legal context within which delinquency and Juvenile Justice practice occurs. Prerequisite: All Level I Criminal Justice courses / 3 credits. Offered: Spring

CRJ240-001

Selected Issues in Criminal Justice

The course seeks to explore issues that are currently facing the criminal justice system. The current topic is Exploring Differences, Multiculturalism and Beyond. Prerequisite: All Level I Criminal Justice courses / 3 credits. Offered: Spring

CRJ261-001

Criminal Justice Coop Work Exp I

A supervised work/learning experience in a local criminal justice agency combined with a seminar component for student feedback and evaluation. The student must complete 150 hours of supervised work. Required for A.S. in Criminal Justice. Prerequisite: All Level I Criminal Justice courses / 3 credits. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CRJ262-001

Criminal Justice Coop Exp II

A supervised work/learning experience in a local criminal justice agency combined with a seminar component for student feedback and evaluation. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: All level I criminal justice courses.