Introduction to Criminal Justice: A self-paced, online course from Propero

Course Objective

This course introduces students to the criminal justice system and its three main components: law enforcement, the courts, and corrections. It reviews what constitutes a criminal offense, how crime is measured, and theories of crime causation. This course also looks at issues and challenges facing today's criminal justice system and examines possible future directions.

Credit Recommendation

In the lower-division Baccalaureate/Associate Degree category, 3 semester hours in Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement.