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CMRJ201 - Criminal Justice Administration

Course Details

Course Code: CMRJ201 Course ID: 2533 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

The course will provide the student with an overview of the American criminal justice system as an interdisciplinary social science involving aspects of criminology, sociology, law, and political science. This course will also examine the complexity of the American Criminal Justice System through its administrative process.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
02/24/20 - 07/31/20 08/03/20 - 09/27/20 Summer 2020 Session I 8 Week session
03/30/20 - 09/04/20 09/07/20 - 11/01/20 Summer 2020 Session D 8 Week session
04/27/20 - 10/02/20 10/05/20 - 11/29/20 Fall 2020 Session B 8 Week session
05/25/20 - 10/30/20 11/02/20 - 12/27/20 Fall 2020 Session I 8 Week session
06/29/20 - 12/04/20 12/07/20 - 01/31/21 Fall 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

After successfully completing this course the student will be able to, among other things:

CO1: Examine the organizational structure and the administration process of the U.S. justice system.

CO2: Differentiate among the various components that influence the administration of the criminal justice system.

CO3: Describe the use of force and the use of discretion in criminal investigation.

CO4: Examine the administration of the courts when addressing sentencing alternatives.

CO5: Analyze the American correctional system and its use of alternative programs when administrating justice.

CO6: Identify common ethical issues that occur within the criminal justice system.

Forums

Instructions and grading expectations for all forums will appear in the Forums section of the course site.

Assignment(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all assignments will appear in the Assignments section of the course site.

Exam(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all exams will appear in the Tests & Quizzes section of the course site.

NameGrade %
Introduction 1.00 %
Introduction 1.00 %
Forums 24.00 %
Week 1 Forum 3.00 %
Week 2 Forum 3.00 %
Week 3 Forum 3.00 %
Week 4 Forum 3.00 %
Week 5 Forum 3.00 %
Week 6 Forum 3.00 %
Week 7 Forum 3.00 %
Week 8 Forum 3.00 %
Assignments 25.00 %
Wk 7 Research Paper 25.00 %
Exams 50.00 %
CMRJ201 Final Exam 25.00 %
CMRJ201 Mid Term Exam 25.00 %

Weekly lessons and assigned readings are available in the course site.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.