ARCHIVED 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 30, 2020  
ARCHIVED 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Construction Management

  
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    CM 232 - Construction Statics and Strength of Materials


    Study of forces and the effect of forces acting on static bodies, including the stresses and deflections or deformations from applied loads.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: MATH 146 or 152 or 153; PHYS 130 and construction management major or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    CM 242 - Estimating I


    Introduction to the classification of work from the plans and specifications, application of basic quantity surveying principles, and the use of estimating software. 2 Lecture, 2 Lab.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 211, MATH 146 or 152 or 153 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 332 - Construction Site Planning and Equipment


    A study of the construction worksite and preparation of a site utilization plan to include typical construction equipment and its selection and jobsite safety.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 211 and 212 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 342 - Estimating II and Bidding


    Pricing of materials, labor, equipment, overhead costs, and profit margins will be calculated to produce an estimate. A practice bid scenario will also be introduced. 2 Lecture, 2 Lab.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 242, MATH 170.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 362 - Construction Planning and Scheduling


    A course using construction scheduling software with plans and specifications will be used in planning a construction project from start to finish. 2 Lecture, 2 Lab.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 342 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 375 - Mechanical and Electrical Construction


    An introduction to the basics of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection systems (MEP) in construction. This includes installation of systems and resources necessary. 2 Lecture, 2 Lab.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 211 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 389 - Cooperative Education in Construction


    See Cooperative Education program.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: (1 or 3, R15)
  
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    CM 390 - Environmental Issues in Construction


    Comprehensive overview of environmental impact of common construction processes; and, environmental/occupational hazards and liability associated with those processes. 3 Lecture, 1 Lab.  (Lecture 3 credits, Lab 1 credit) (Lab is required)

    Credits: (4)
  
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    CM 393 - Topics in Construction Management


        

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Construction Management major or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (1-3, R9)
  
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    CM 401 - Construction Temporary Structures


    Introductory course covering temporary structural supports, formwork, and concrete. Areas of concentration include steel, timber, concrete and masonry.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 232 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 402 - Construction Financial Management


    Financial management of construction companies, using analysis of financial statements, budgeting cash flow and cost code reporting.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: ACCT 251 and with Junior standing or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 421 - Construction Human Factors and Safety


    An overview of the social dynamics within a construction company between management and labor, architect and contractor, and safety issues in construction.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ:  CM 242 and Junior standing or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 424 - Facilities Management


    Introduction to management and maintenance of residential, commercial, and industrial building systems. Systems for heating, cooling, electrical, communications, water, waste water, protective coatings, and roofing.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: CM 375 and junior standing or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 430 - Construction Legal Aspects


    An overview of standard construction contracts traditionally used between contractors, owners, design professionals and subcontractors from a general contractors point of view.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 342, LAW 230 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 431 - Construction Project Management


    The study of construction procedures and administration process using the latest construction management software to explain typical project management functions and documentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 342 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 452 - Construction Capstone Project


    Simulation of a general contracting construction company obtaining work through the estimating, bidding, scheduling, cash flow projections process using plans and specifications. 2 Lecture, 2 Lab.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 362, 431 and construction management major with senior standing or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CM 461 - Land Development I


    This course introduces and develops the student’s knowledge of land development feasibility and site analysis, conceptual design, planning, environment regulations and construction

    Credits: (5)
  
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    CM 462 - Land Development II


    This course introduces and develops the understanding of construction and land development project financing.  The course will focus on analytical techniques and the development process.

    Credits: (5)
  
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    CM 463 - Land Development III


    This course introduces land planning and subdivision regulations, contract administration, and budgetary controls for land development.

    Credits: (6)
  
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    CM 480 - Independent Study


      

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Construction management major and permission of instructor.

    Credits: (1-3, R6)
  
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    CM 483 - Applied and Engaged Internship in Construction


    A supervised, integrated, applied and engaged summer work experience of 400 hours in the construction industry as approved in advance. S/U grading.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Construction management major and permission of program director. Four hundred hours of work experience.

    Credits: (2)
  
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    CM 496 - Professional Development Seminar


    Course focuses on job search issues, job offers and counter offers, evaluating job offers, resume preparation, interview skills, and introduces community service as a life long activity.  S/U grading.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Construction Management major with senior standing or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (1)
  
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    CM 650 - Project Management Systems


      

    Credits: 6
  
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    CM 651 - Research in Construction


      

    Credits: 1
  
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    CM 652 - Project Plan Development


     

    Credits: 6
  
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    CM 654 - Project Plan Analysis and Approval


      

    Credits: 6
  
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    CM 655 - Advanced Topics in Construction


    This course studies issues related to representation, processing, and communication of information in humans and software.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 654 and admission to the M.C.M. program.

    Credits: 6
  
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    CM 657 - Construction Marketing and Development


    This course will investigate the tenants of like service industries and compare those in the built environment.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ:  654 and admission to the M.C.M. program.

    Credits: 6
  
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    CM 659 - Advanced Legal Aspects in Construction


        

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 654 and admission to the M.C.M. program.

    Credits: 6

Counseling

  
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    COUN 140 - Study Techniques for College


    Study techniques and skills, motivation for learning, use of the library, reading improvement laboratory. 1 Lecture, 1 Lab.

    Credits: (1)
  
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    COUN 150 - Career and Major Exploration


    Theory and practice of career, major and self-exploration.

    Credits: (1)
  
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    COUN 230 - Introduction to Peer Tutoring


    Theory, practice, and procedures in beginning tutoring; includes standards of conduct, communication skills, analytical thinking, professional ethics, and timesheet documentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Obtain permission from appropriate Academic Success Center Director. COREQ: Twenty-five (25) hours of actual tutoring time.

    Credits: (1)
  
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    COUN 310 - Family Systems


    Family organization and function, including intimacy, parenting, communication and conflict negotiation, as well as the interaction of family and economics, government, and ethnicity.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 325 - Survey of Human Development


    The life span, prenatal through death; the social, emotional, cognitive, moral, and physical characteristics of each stage.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 330 - Advanced Leadership and Development for Tutors


    Theory, practice, and procedures in advanced peer tutoring; includes characteristics of learning styles, cultural awareness and intercultural communication, self-evaluation and reflection.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: COUN 230; obtain permission from appropriate Academic Success Center Director. COREQ: Twenty-five (25) hours of actual tutoring time.

    Credits: (1)
  
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    COUN 430 - Individual and Group Counseling


    Principles and techniques of individual and group counseling, communication techniques, and participation in role playing and group processes.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 440 - Leadership and Advocacy


    Leadership and advocacy within agency and educational settings.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 450 - Career Development and Guidance


    History of vocational guidance; theories of vocational choice; development of vocational maturity; interests, aptitudes, and other factors in vocational development.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 600 - Individual and Group Helping Skills


         

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 601 - Professional Orientation


         

    Credits: (1)
  
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    COUN 602 - Professional and Ethical Issues in Counseling


         

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 605 - The Helping Relationship


         

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 610 - Family Counseling


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 611 - Couples Counseling


        

    Credits: 3
  
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    COUN 615 - Multicultural Counseling


         

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 617 - Substance Abuse Counseling


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 620 - Counseling Children and Adolescents


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 623 - Introduction to Community Counseling


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 624 - Community Counseling Grant Writing and Program Management


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 625 - Counseling: Developmental Perspectives


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 630 - Theories of Counseling


        

    Credits: (2)
  
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    COUN 631 - Techniques of Individual Counseling


        

    Credits: (1)
  
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    COUN 633 - Crisis Intervention Counseling


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 635 - Group Methods in Counseling


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 637 - Creative and Expressive Arts in Counseling


        

    Credits: 3
  
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    COUN 640 - Measurement and Appraisal in Counseling


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 645 - Consultation and Collaboration


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 650 - Career Development


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 655 - Career Counseling


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 660 - School Counseling Program Development


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 665 - Implementing School Counseling Program


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 667 - The DSM and Effective Treatment Planning in Counseling


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 670 - Research in Counseling


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 677 - Spirituality in Counseling


        

    Credits: 3
  
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    COUN 680 - Independent Study in Counseling


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 686 - Practicum in Counseling


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 687 - Internship in Counseling


         

    Credits: (3, R6)
  
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    COUN 695 - Seminar in Counseling


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 779 - Continuing Research—Non-Thesis Option


         

    Credits: (1, R10)
  
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    COUN 784 - Internship in Counseling


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    COUN 799 - Continuing Research - Thesis Option


      

    Credits: (2, R24)

Criminal Justice

  
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    CJ 190 - Controversies in Criminal Justice


    Topical issues in criminal justice are explored and discussed in the context of political and social realities of contemporary American society. 3 Seminar.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 250 - The Criminal Justice System


    Evaluation of formal institutions dealing with crime in Western culture; overview of major components of the criminal justice system.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Unless indicated otherwise, this course is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level criminal justice courses.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 260 - Judicial Process


    The process of judicial decision making. The institutional and political constraints on judicial behavior. Judicial decision making as a tool of interpretation and impact.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 270 - Introduction to Security


    This course will provide an overview of private security and loss prevention in light of technological advances and emerging challenges.

    Credits: 3
  
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    CJ 290 - Introduction to Forensic Science


    This course introduces the concepts and methods involved in applying scientific principles to the collection, examination, evaluation, and interpretation of evidence.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    For non-criminal justice majors, this course may serve as the prerequisite for CJ 315, 323, and 430 in lieu of CJ 250.

    Credits: 3
  
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    CJ 300 - Research Methods and Writings


    This is a writing intensive course that places emphasis upon the design, interpretation, and writing of criminological research.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 304 - Criminal Law


    The nature and definition of substantive criminal offenses; examination of federal and state law; principles of criminal liability, defenses, and complicity.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 310 - Victimology


    A study of the experiences of crime victims with the criminal justice system as well as victim characteristics, vulnerability, and culpability.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 311 - Juvenile Justice and Delinquency


    The phenomenon of juvenile delinquency; evaluation of a unique justice system for children; related concerns, problems, and expectations.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 315 - Investigative Principles


    This course introduces the concepts and methods of the investigative process.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 320 - Police in Society


    Philosophical, historical, and operational aspects of law enforcement agencies and processes within a framework of social control in a democratic society.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 323 - Crime Scene Investigations


    A survey of methods and techniques used in the scientific investigation of criminal offenses.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 330 - Criminal Courts


    State and federal court systems, criminal judicial process, and rights of the individual.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 340 - Institutional Corrections


    Examination of modern corrections through review of penal history, theory, and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 345 - Organized Crime


    Examination of traditional and emerging organized crime groups and their impact on society and the criminal justice field.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 351 - Violence in American Society


    Theories on the causation, manifestations, prevention, and treatment of violent behavior. International, national, and regional constructs of violence are discussed.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 354 - Comparative Criminal Justice Systems


    Law enforcement and correctional and court subsystems in the Western world today.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 360 - Asset Protection


    The role of private institutional security concerns. Physical security, loss prevention, technology, and the security profession are examined.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ:  250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 365 - Cyber Crimes


    This course provides an overview of high technology crimes and the procedures used in the detection, investigation and prosecution of technological crimes.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ:  Permission of instructor is required for non majors.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 370 - Ethics in Criminal Justice


    Examination of ethical issues in the criminal justice field.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 406 - Criminal Justice Administration


    The administrative aspects of criminal justice practice, including financial and human resources, public relations, and issues related to police, courts, and corrections.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 424 - Community Corrections


    Development, organization, operation, and results of probation and parole systems as substitutes for incarceration.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 425 - Police Practices and Problems


    Examination of the police role and law enforcement policy, police organization, personnel issues, management and operations, consolidating patrol services, and community and problem-oriented policing.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 430 - Evidence and Criminal Procedure


    This course covers the basic principles of criminal evidence and its relation to criminal procedure.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 435 - Homeland Security


    Overview of relevant issues relating to the problems and practices of providing “homeland security”.  Seminar.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 455 - Theories of Crime


    Theories of law, justice, punishment, and crime causation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 457 - Terrorism


    Examination of the origins, evolution, dimensions, and impacts of both domestic and international terrorism.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 460 - Drugs and Society


    An examination of drugs, pharmacological classification and effects, drug abuse, the evolution of drug laws, law enforcement, and correctional responses for drug offenders.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    CJ 462 - Applied Research


    Lectures and assignments in applying research techniques to real world problems.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250 and 352.

    Credits: (3)
 

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