May 19, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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CJ 1000 - Introduction to Criminal Justice


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every semester. Also offered evenings.

This course provides the student with an overview of the structure and organization of the criminal justice system. Emphasis is placed on the examination of the functions and decision processes of those agencies that deal with the management and control of crime and criminal offenders. The course includes didactic presentations, assigned readings, class discussions, visiting practitioner lecturers and small group discussions.



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