INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE

(CCJ1220)

Semester Length: 14 weeks

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The goal of this this introductory course is to explore the past, present and future operations of the criminal justice system. This course will examine the myths as well as current information about the criminal justices system. The course is designed to assist the student in determining whether to pursue a career in a criminal or juvenile justice.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end this course students will have an appreciation for:

  •  Major components of the Justice System

  •  The Process of the Criminal Justice System Crime

  •  Development of the Royal Bahamas Police Force

  •  The Urban Renewal Program

  •  Police Power and Citizen’s Rights

  •  Prison and Prisoner’s Rights

  •  The Juvenile Justice System

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

1. The student will become knowledgeable about the basic elements of Police organization

    and processes and punishment.

2. The student will critically analyze the issues pertaining to crime, the media and culture.

 

STUDY MATERIAL

Study material is included.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Registration Deadline for the Fall Term is scheduled for 15th August each year.