Dec 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJ 240 - Crime, Justice and Diversity


Credits - 3 Lecture - 3
This course examines the impact of cultural diversity on the American criminal justice system, including a discussion of race and ethnicity; the historical treatment of minorities; cross-cultural communication between criminal justice personnel and diverse populations; criminal and victimization patterns and trends in the context of race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation; and, strategies for success in making criminal justice agencies more effective in serving diverse communities, including recruitment and hiring of minority populations. This course explores the issues surrounding the operation of a justice system in culturally diverse, democratic society.
Recommended: CJ 100  
Prerequisite: WR 060  or placement
Course Designation: C/T Elective - A maximum of 12 credits of college-level career and technical courses may be used as electives in the A.A.O.T. and the A.A.S. degrees. 



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