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Course Details

Course Code: CMRJ308 Course ID: 2539 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course concentrates on the major functions, structures and processes that underline ethical issues within the American Criminal Justice System. This course will explore the structure and nature of the various types of ethical debates within the American judicial system. There will be an assessment of the ethics in criminal justice, as it explores the issues of morality, virtue, honesty, and making ethical decisions in the United States criminal justice system. Assessments of various issues will be examined as they relate to decision making and ethics.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
04/26/2021 - 10/01/2021 10/04/2021 - 11/28/2021 October Fall 2021 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2021 - 10/29/2021 11/01/2021 - 12/26/2021 November Fall 2021 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2021 - 12/03/2021 12/06/2021 - 01/30/2022 December Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO1: Describe ethics in the criminal justice system.

CO2: Explain the important role of accountability, supervision, and organizational culture in reducing unethical behavior.

CO3: Distinguish between ethical and unethical conduct.

CO4: Analyze the ethical challenges facing today’s modern criminal justice system.

CO5: Compare and contrast the concepts of ethical decision making within the leadership and management structure of the criminal justice system.

CO6: Explain ethical decision-making process in the criminal justice system.

CO7: Outline strategies employed by leaders in criminal justice organizations to effectively prevent ethics violations.

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 %
Final Exam 20.00 %
CMRJ 308 Final-Exam 20.00 %
Introduction 1.00 %
Introduction 1.00 %
Forums 29.00 %
Forum Week 1 4.83 %
Forum Week 2 4.83 %
Forum Week 3 4.83 %
Forum Week 5 4.83 %
Forum Week 6 4.83 %
Forum Week 7 4.83 %
Term Paper 30.00 %
Term Paper 30.00 %
Midterm Exam 20.00 %
CMRJ308 Mid-Term-Exam 20.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO1: Describe ethics in the criminal justice system.

CO2: Explain the important role of accountability, supervision, and organizational culture in reducing unethical behavior.

CO3: Distinguish between ethical and unethical conduct.

CO4: Analyze the ethical challenges facing today’s modern criminal justice system.

CO5: Compare and contrast the concepts of ethical decision making within the leadership and management structure of the criminal justice system.

CO6: Explain ethical decision-making process in the criminal justice system.

CO7: Outline strategies employed by leaders in criminal justice organizations to effectively prevent ethics violations.

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.*
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.