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CRJS 1000 — The American Legal System

Examines the most important themes in the American legal system. Introduces students to the legal institutions, including the constitutional basis of the law, the justification of criminal law, the rationale for punishment, and the stages and people in the American legal process. Liberal Education Goal Area 9

Credits: 3

Estimated time per week: Chat session - 1 hour/week; Weekly online quizzes (20 min.) Independent study time - 2 hours.

Program: Criminal Justice Major, B.S.; Criminal Justice, A. S.

Delivery Method: Online, Self-guided, On-campus