This course is an advanced examination of the criminal justice system in the United States with an emphasis on crime data, its strengths and weaknesses and its uses. This course provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of the history, philosophy and organization of the U.S. police, the U.S. courts and correctional institutions, including probation and parole, as well as a study of crime, law and the administration of criminal justice in the U.S.
Prerequisite or corequisite: DSC 3600. There is no prerequisite or corequisite for students in the Criminal Justice, EMS and Fire Science post-baccalaureate certificates.
Terms Typically Offered:Fall, Spring, Summer
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide
Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public
institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.