Courses

Courts and Justice

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
131
Course Credits: 
3

Course examines the functions, operations, and decision-making processes of the American criminal court system. The role of judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys and juries will also be explored. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or departmental permission

Criminal Justice Policy Analysis & Planning

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
430
Course Credits: 
3

This course examines how program and policy development may be used in an effort to resolve criminal justice issues. Course will present a comprehensive and structured account of the process of administering planned change in the criminal justice system. Techniques of policy analysis and program evaluation will be applied to real world scenarios. Prerequisite: junior standing or departmental permission.

Criminal Justice Senior Practicum

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
495
Course Credits: 
3

The senior practicum provides students with field experience at a criminal justice agency of their choice. Students work closely with NDC Career Services in completing both the on-site and written requirements. Prerequisite: Twelve hours of criminal justice courses and senior standing.

Advanced Research and Analysis

Course Prefix: 
IP
Course Number: 
455
Course Credits: 
3

A continuation of the introductory course, which strives to develop enhanced skill levels, research processes and analytical products. Prerequisites: IP 150, IP 250, IP 253, junior standing.

Africa: A Continental History

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
330
Course Credits: 
3

Examines African history from earliest times to the present, with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries; the ancient African civilizations, the impact of Europe, the colonial era and the development of the modern independent African states. Prerequisite: sophomore or  departmental permission.

African-American History: The Struggle for Freedom and Equality

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
411
Course Credits: 
3

An investigation of the role of Black Americans in the history of the United States through the years of slavery, the transition from servitude to freedom and the struggle to acquire equal rights within American society and the special contributions Black Americans have made to the development of the American nation. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

America Ascendant: The United States from 1914 to the Present

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
312
Course Credits: 
3

Examines the development of the United States into a world superpower, focusing on the reforms of the New Deal, New Frontier/Great Society and the Civil Rights Movement. Also considered is the assumption of international responsibility through two world wars and the Cold War. Attention is also paid to issues in American diversity and the divisions in the nation resulting from the Vietnam conflict along with recent issues of significance. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

American Constitutional Law

Course Prefix: 
HI/PO
Course Number: 
315
Course Credits: 
3

This course includes a study of the origins and development of the American constitutional system, focusing on Supreme Court decisions through a case study approach to the politics of judicial review, intergovernmental relations, the commerce, taxing and treaty and war powers and the Bill of Rights and their influence on American government and society. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

American Criminal Justice

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
131
Course Credits: 
3

This course provides an overview of the American criminal justice system, emphasizing the “system,” its legal actors and political constraints. Course will cover the historical development and will familiarize students with the functions, structure and organization of those criminal justice agencies responsible for the administration of justice in the United States.

American Criminal Justice

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
131
Course Credits: 
3

Overview of the criminal justice system that discusses the historical development and operations of the contemporary justice system in the United States, with an emphasis on emerging trends in the concepts and practices of the relevant agencies.

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