School of Criminal Justice
School of Criminal Justice

Criminology and Forensic Technology: Associate of Applied Science Degree
Newburgh, IN Campus

Course Descriptions

CJ1110 Introduction to Criminal Justice | 4.5 credit hours

This survey course introduces the scope, principles and purposes of the American criminal justice system with emphasis on criminology, forensics, law enforcement, courts, corrections and security.

CJ1210 Criminology | 4.5 credit hours

CJ1220 Fundamentals of Law Enforcement | 4.5 credit hours

CJ1310 Criminal Justice Report Writing | 4.5 credit hours

CJ1320 Investigations | 4.5 credit hours

CJ1440 Community Corrections | 4.5 credit hours

CJ1470 Criminalistics | 4.5 credit hours

CJ2570 Forensic Technology | 4.5 credit hours

CJ2670 Computer Forensics | 4.5 credit hours

CJ2799 Criminology and Forensic Technology Capstone Project | 4.5 credit hours

EN1320 Composition I | A 4.5 credit hour Composition course

This course examines phases of the writing process, with emphasis on the structure of writing and techniques for communicating clearly, precisely and persuasively. Prerequisite: GS1145 Strategies for the Technical Professional or equivalent

GS1140 Problem Solving Theory | 4.5 credit hours

This course introduces students to fundamental principles, strategies and methods of problem solving theory.

GS1145 Strategies for the Technical Professional | 4.5 credit hours

This course reviews characteristic and trends of the global information society including basic information processing, Internet research, other skills used by the technical professionals and techniques that can be used for independent technical learning.

GS2520 Professional Communications | 4.5 credit hours

This course focuses on techniques of interpersonal and business communications. Students compile a portfolio and create a professional resume. Prerequisites: Completion of a minimum of 54 credits earned in the program of study including EN1320 Composition I

GS2747 Advanced Strategies for the Technical Professional | 3.0 credit hours

This course focuses on skills, characteristics and attitudes that contribute to professional life. Topics include personal integrity, business communication skills, teamwork and conflict resolution, financial literacy, professional work habits, networking and social media, and lifelong learning. Prerequisites: Completion of a minimum of 65 credits earned in the program of study including GS1145 Strategies for the Technical Professional or equivalent

HU1440 Rhetoric in Contemporary Culture | A 4.5 credit hour Humanities course

This course builds on the foundations of Composition I with emphasis on rhetorical structures, argumentation and research related to the humanities. Students study how to make strong arguments using written, visual and oral communication techniques. Prerequisite: EN1320 Composition I or equivalent

LE1430 Fundamentals of Criminal Law | 4.5 credit hours

This course is an overview of criminal law, criminal procedures and crimes against person, property or public order. Students also explore the distinction between criminal law and civil law. Prerequisites: EN1320 Composition I or equivalent, PL1110 Introduction to Paralegal or equivalent or CJ1110 Introduction to Criminal Justice or equivalent

MA1210 College Mathematics I | A 4.5 credit hour Mathematics course

This course focuses on fundamental mathematical concepts including quadratic, polynomial and radical equations, linear functions and their graphs, systems of linear equations, functions and their properties and matrices. Activities will include solving problems and using appropriate technological tools. Prerequisite: GS1140 Problem Solving Theory or equivalent

PS1350 American Government | A 4.5 credit hour Social Science course

This course examines principles and theory related to the United States federal government, including the development and foundations of the U.S. Constitution, the organization and function of the federal government including the legislative, executive and judicial branches, political parties, the electoral process, and the relationship between states and the federal government. Prerequisite: EN1320 Composition I or equivalent

SC1130 Survey of the Sciences | A 4.5 credit hour Science course

This survey course is designed to familiarize the student with the methods of rational inquiry and problem solving in the sciences. Students will explore a selection of topics in the scientific fields including physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy and earth science, to develop basic scientific literacy and the ability to critically analyze issues of science. This course includes a laboratory component.

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