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Basic Course Information Course Content And Objectives Relationship To College Programs Articulation Information Supplemental Course Information Approval Status Approval Info. - New Or Added Courses Addendum Documents

Section I: BASIC COURSE INFORMATION 
ECD #: 55817

  

  Outline Status: Approved Course

  

 

   

1. COLLEGE:  

 

 

2. SUBJECT:  ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE  

 

3. COURSE NUMBER:  001  

 

 

4. COURSE TITLE:  INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE  

 

 

5. UNITS:  3

 

 

6. CATALOG COURSE DESCRIPTION: 

 

   

This course examines the characteristics of the philosophy, history, theories of the criminal justice system. This course focuses on examining crime measurement, theoretical explanation of crime, responses to crime components of the criminal justice system and the current challenges. It examines cross-cultural roles, functions, and interrelationships among criminal justice agencies context and emphasis is placed on the structure, function of the United States police, courts, corrections and the social impact on crime. A research paper in APA or ASA format is required.
7. CLASS SCHEDULE COURSE DESCRIPTION: 

 

   

This course details the philosophy and history,theories, and characteristics of the criminal justice system; overview of crime and police problems; organization and jurisdictional local, state and federal agencies. It examines cross-cultural roles, and functions, and interrelationships among criminal justice agencies.
8. INITIAL COLLEGE APPROVAL DATE: 

 

   

9. LAST UPDATE DATE:   10/9/17

 

 

10. CLASS HOURS: 

 

     
 
  Standard Hrs Per Week (based On 18 weeks) Total Hs per Term (hrs per week x 18)  Units
Lecture:

 3  

 54

 3

Lab/Activity (w / homework):

 0 

 0

 0

Lab/Activity (w /o homework):

 0 

 0

 0

Totals:

Lecture:

 3

Lecture:

 54

Lecture:

 3

Lab:

 0 

Lab:

 0

Lab:

 0

Total:

 3

Total:

 54

Total:

 3

 

 

  

 

 

Totals In Protocol:

Lecture:

 3

Lecture:

 54

 

Lab:

 0 

Lab:

 0

 

Total:

 3

Total:

 54

Total:

 3
 
 
 
11. PREREQUISITES, COREQUISITES, ADVISORIES ON

 

  RECOMMENDED PREPARATION, and LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT

 
Note: The LACCD’s Policy on Prerequisites, Corequisites and Advisories requires that the curriculum committee take a separate action verifying that a course’s prerequisite, corequisite or advisory is an “appropriate and rational measure of a student’s readiness to enter the course or program” and that the prerequisite, corequisite or advisory meets the level of scrutiny delineated in the policy.

Prerequisites: No  

 

 

SubjectCourse #TitleUnitsApproval Date
      

 

 

 

Corequisites: No  

 

   

SubjectCourse #TitleUnitsApproval Date
      

 

 

 

 Advisories: No  

 

   

SubjectCourse #TitleUnitsApproval Date
      

   

12. OTHER LIMITATIONS ON ENROLLMENT (see Title 5,   

 

  Section 58106 and Board Rule 8603 for policy on allowable limitations. Other appropriate statutory or regulatory requirements may also apply):  

 

   

 
     
Basic Course Information Course Content And Objectives Relationship To College Programs Articulation Information Supplemental Course Information Approval Status Approval Info. - New Or Added Courses Addendum Documents