|This is an archive of the Common Course Outlines prior to fall 2011. The current Common Course Outlines can be found at http://www.gpc.edu/programs/Common-Course-Outlines.|
|Course Title||Introduction To Criminal Justice|
|Prerequisite(s)||Exit or exemption from Learning Support reading or all ESL requirements except ENSL 0091.|
This course is designed to expose students to a general overview of the criminal justice system in the United States. The major components of the criminal justice system (law and courts, law enforcement and corrections) are examined along with the social and political institutions, which contribute to the criminal justice process as a whole.
|Expected Educational Results|
As a result of completing this course the student will be able to:
|General Education Outcomes|
This course addresses the general education outcomes of identifying, analyzing, and evaluating social, political, historical forces and communicating effectively through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
1. Law and the Courts
|Assessment of Outcome Objectives|
Tests, a writing assignment and a final exam prepared by individual instructors will be used to determine the course grade, along with any other assignments required by the instructor. The final exam will include at least a 20-question multiple choice assessment instrument that will count for at least 20% of the grade on the final exam. The assessment instrument will have questions that sample the material found in the above objectives. It is expected that writing skills will be emphasized by the incorporation of a written assignment component in the course.
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