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CJ100 (4 credits)
Foundations and Ethics in Criminal Justice
Provides an introduction to the legal and historical foundations and components of the criminal justice system. Issues in criminal justice administration and professionalism will be explored within an ethical decision-making framework. Career and professional development strategies will be assessed. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ100 is a college-level transfer course that is a core requirement for degrees offered through the Criminal Justice Department. Prerequisites: WR115 or designated placement score. Recommended prerequisite: LIB127.

CJ110 (4 credits)
Introduction to Law Enforcement
Offers comprehensive analysis of police practices and an exploration of law enforcement systems in the United States. The history of policing and practices in modern law enforcement are explored with special emphasis on community policing. Topics include professional discretion, ethical dilemmas, use of force, the role of the police, and career development. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ110 is a college-level transfer course that is a core requirement for degrees offered through the Criminal Justice Department. Prerequisites: WR115 or designated placement score. Recommended prerequisite: LIB127.

CJ120 (4 credits)
Introduction to the Judicial Process
Presents a theoretical, legal, and practical perspective of America's courts, with emphasis on the functions and roles of prosecutors, defense attorneys, and judges. Problems and issues associated with the administration of the courts, processing of offenders, status of accused, victims, and witnesses are addressed from the time an offender is arrested through sentencing. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field.  CJ120 is a college-level transfer course that is a core requirement for degrees offered through the Criminal Justice Department. Prerequisites: WR115 or designated placement score. Recommended prerequisite: LIB127.

CJ130 (4 credits)
Introduction to Corrections
Examines the history, philosophy, and practices associated with the correction of people convicted of crimes in the United States. Community supervision and legal principles related to the rights of convicted offenders are addressed. Correctional institutions are a specific focus. Custody and security issues, treatment programs, and legal liabilities and obligations of correctional staff are emphasized. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ130 is a college-level transfer course that is a core requirement for degrees offered through the Criminal Justice Department. Prerequisites: WR115 or designated placement score. Recommended prerequisite: LIB127.

CJ191 (4 credits)
ROLEA Module 1: Orientation to Policing and Professionalism
ROLEA Module 1 - Orientation to Policing and
Professionalism is the first training module of the Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA).  The module offers a basic overview of the criminal justice system in Oregon to reserve police officers.  The module orients students to ethical and professional responsibilities, cultural awareness, patrol procedures and concepts of tactical communications.  Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field.  CJ191 ROLEA is a college-level transfer course available to students majoring in criminal justice and seeking to fulfill elective requirements in the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice.  The course is also available to students sponsored by regional law enforcement agencies that have accepted a student into their reserve officer programs. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.

CJ192 (4 credits)
ROLEA Module 2: Legal and Investigative Concepts I
ROLEA Module 2 - Legal and Investigative Concepts I is the second training module of the Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ192 is a college-level transfer course that serves as an elective available to students majoring in criminal justice seeking to fulfill requirements in Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice using the ROLEA option. The course is also available to students sponsored by regional law enforcement agencies that have reserve officer programs. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.

CJ193 (4 credits)
ROLEA Module 3 - Legal and Investigative Concepts II
ROLEA Module 3 - Legal and Investigative Concepts II is the third training module of the Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ193 ROLEA Module 3 is a college-level transfer course that serves as an elective available to students majoring in criminal justice seeking to fulfill requirements in Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice using the ROLEA option. The course is also available to students sponsored by regional law enforcement agencies that have reserve officer programs. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.

CJ194 (4 credits)
ROLEA Module 4: Legal and Investigative Concepts III
ROLEA Module 4 - Legal and Investigative Concepts III is the fourth training module of the Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ194 ROLEA Module 4 is a college-level transfer course that serves as an elective available to students majoring in criminal justice seeking to fulfill requirements in Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice using the ROLEA option. The course is also available to students sponsored by regional law enforcement agencies that have reserve officer programs. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.

CJ195 (4 credits)
ROLEA Module 5 - Legal and Investigative Concepts IV
ROLEA Module 5 - Legal and Investigative Concepts IV is the fifth training module of the Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ195 ROLEA Module 5 is a college-level transfer course that serves as an elective available to students majoring in criminal justice seeking to fulfill requirements in Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice using the ROLEA option. The course is also available to students sponsored by regional law enforcement agencies that have reserve officer programs. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.

CJ196 (4 credits)
ROLEA Module 6 - Police Skills Proficiency I
ROLEA Module 6 - Police Skills Proficiency I is the sixth training module of the Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ196 ROLEA Module 6 is a college-level transfer course that serves as an elective available to students majoring in criminal justice seeking to fulfill requirements in Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice using the ROLEA option. The course is also available to students sponsored by regional law enforcement agencies that have reserve officer programs.  Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.

CJ197 (4 credits)
ROLEA Module 7 - Police Skills Proficiency II
ROLEA Module 7 - Police Skills Proficiency II is the seventh training module of the Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ197 ROLEA Module 7 is a college-level transfer course that serves as an elective available to students majoring in criminal justice seeking to fulfill requirements in Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice using the ROLEA option. The course is also available to students sponsored by regional law enforcement agencies that have reserve officer programs. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.

CJ198 (4 credits)
ROLEA Module 8 - Police Skills Proficiency III
ROLEA Module 8 - Police Skills Proficiency III is the eighth training module of the Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy.  Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ198 ROLEA Module 8 is a college-level transfer course that serves as an elective available to students majoring in criminal justice seeking to fulfill requirements in Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice using the ROLEA option. The course is also available to students sponsored by regional law enforcement agencies that have reserve officer programs. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.

CJ199 (variable credits)
Special Studies: Criminal Justice
List major historical milestones and patterns in the development of modern corrections philosophies and practices. The Criminal Justice Program seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field.  Special studies courses may be used as electives available to students majoring in criminal justice seeking to fulfill requirements in their program of study. Prerequisite: WR115 or designated placement score.

CJ200 (4 credits)
Introduction to Criminology
Previously offered as course number CJ101/SOC244. Offers an interdisciplinary perspective of crime and criminal behavior in relation to the criminal justice system.  Theoretical approaches to explaining crime, criminal statistics, typologies, and victimology will be assessed.  The influence of crime theory on public policy will be explored. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ200/SOC244 is a college-level transfer course that is a core requirement for degrees offered through the Criminal Justice Department. Prerequisite: WR115 or designated placement score. Recommended prerequisite: LIB127.

CJ201 (4 credits)
Juvenile Delinquency
This course presents a philosophical, historical, and practical survey of juvenile justice administration in the United States.  In the context of an interdisciplinary framework, theories, factors, and characteristics of delinquency will be presented and treatment and delinquency prevention programs will be surveyed. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ201 is a college-level transfer course that is a core requirement for degrees offered through the Criminal Justice Department. Prerequisite: WR115 or designated placement score. Recommended prerequisite: LIB127.

CJ203 (3 credits) 
Crisis Intervention
Focuses on crises encountered in a variety of settings related to public safety. Techniques and approaches to intervention and working with people experiencing crises are addressed.  Presents material on initial intervention, defusing and assessment, and resolution and/or referral with emphasis on safety. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field.  CJ203 is a college-level transfer course that is an approved elective for degrees offered through the Criminal Justice Department. Prerequisite: WR115 or designated placement score. Recommended prerequisite: LIB127.

CJ210 (3 credits)
Criminal Investigation
An introduction to the investigative process and to techniques associated with processing crime scenes and developing information useful in justice agency investigations.  Specific attention is given to crime scenes, interviewing, handling and preparation of evidence, witnesses, surveillance, technical resources, case preparation and proactive approaches to investigations generally as well as in relation to specific crimes. The Criminal Justice Program seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field.  CJ210 Criminal Investigation is a college-level transfer course and serves as an elective available to students majoring in criminal justice seeking to fulfill requirements in their program of study.  The course is also available to non-majors seeking a general elective course of interest. Prerequisite: WR115 or designated placement score. Recommended prerequisite: LIB127.

CJ214 (4 credits)
Crime, Justice and Diversity
Provides a balanced examination of issues of crime and justice administration in the context of race, ethnicity and diverse populations in the community. Diversity in the context of crime victimization, accused and convicted criminals, public perceptions, and employment in the criminal justice system is addressed. Problem-solving to facilitate improved understanding and cooperation between criminal justice practitioners and diverse populations in communities is emphasized. The Criminal Justice Program seeks to prepare students for criminal justice-related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ214 is a college-level transfer course and is a core requirement for degrees offered through the Criminal Justice Department. Prerequisites: WR115 or designated placement score, and CJ100. Recommended prerequisite: CJ120.

CJ220 (4 credits)
Substantive Law and Liability
Presents an introductory study of criminal law concepts focusing on substantive law. Topics addressed include historical and constitutional principles of criminal law, classification of crimes, principles of criminal liability, elements of crimes, parties to crimes, inchoate offenses, defenses against criminal responsibility, and selected case law. Crimes against persons and crimes against property will be analyzed. Principles of civil rights law and professional liability will be addressed. The Criminal Justice Program seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ220 is a college-level transfer course and is a core requirement for students majoring in criminal justice seeking to fulfill requirements in their program of study.  The course is also available to non-majors seeking a general elective course of interest. Prerequisite: CJ120.

CJ221 (4 credits)
Constitutional Criminal Procedure
Examines constitutional principles and procedural considerations related to the investigation of crime, processing of accused persons, and maintenance of order in American society. Rights of individuals and responsibilities of law enforcement officers based on court decisions in relation to the First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution are addressed. The Criminal Justice Program seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field.  CJ221 Constitutional Criminal Procedure is a college-level transfer course and serves as a core requirement for students majoring in criminal justice seeking to fulfill requirements in their program of study. The course is also available to non-majors seeking a general elective course of interest. Prerequisite: CJ120.

CJ223 (4 credits)
Evidence and Trial Process
This course presents the origin, development, and constitutional basis for evidence used in legal proceedings. Technical and legal problems of evidence associated with the investigation of crimes and as viewed in the modern courtroom are presented. Aspects of procedural law directly related to evidence issues are reviewed.  Case development and trial preparation are emphasized through mock trial exercises. The Criminal Justice Program seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field. CJ223 Evidence and Trial Process is a college-level transfer course and serves as a core requirement for students majoring in criminal justice seeking to fulfill requirements in their program of study. The course is also available to non-majors seeking a general elective course of interest. Prerequisite: CJ120.

CJ229 (4 credits)
Community Corrections and Casework
Examines community corrections philosophy, services, practices and treatment programs, including probation, parole, community based release programs, and alternatives to incarceration. Offers an overview of corrections casework approaches to behavior modification through assessment, classification, interviewing, and counseling, along with other treatment modalities. The Criminal Justice Department seeks to prepare students for criminal justice related careers and for advanced study in the field.  CJ229 is a college-level transfer course and serves as an elective available to students majoring in criminal justice seeking to fulfill requirements in their program of study.  The course is also available to non-majors seeking a general elective course of interest. Prerequisites: WR115 or designated placement score. Recommended prerequisite: LIB127.

CJ243 (4 credits)
Drugs, Crime and Addiction
This course will introduce students to the dynamics of drug and alcohol addiction, the social and legal issues of drug abuse, as well as examine the political considerations behind contemporary drug enforcement policy. It will also explore the historical origins of the illegal drug trade. CJ243/ SOC243 Drugs, Crime, and Addiction is a college-level transfer course and is a core requirement for students majoring in Human Services. The course serves as an elective available to students majoring in Criminal Justice seeking to fulfill requirements in their program of study.  The course is also available to non-majors seeking a general elective course of interest. Prerequisite: WR115 or designated placement score. Recommended prerequisites: COMM111, LIB127 and: WR121.

CJ270 (4 credits)
Capstone Project in Criminal Justice
Serves as the culminating experience in criminal justice degree programs. Skills and knowledge acquired in criminal justice courses are integrated and applied to a field situation related to the control and prevention of crime and public safety administration. The course requires a comprehensive, structured research report, an oral presentation, and exams to assess professional competence. Prerequisite: Prior arrangements with faculty or the Department Chair.

CJ280 (variable credits)
CWE/Criminal Justice
Cooperative Work Experience is an educational program that enables students to receive academic credit for on-the-job, experiential learning based on skills acquired in their program. Together, the instructor, employer, and student establish learning objectives that specify the significant and appropriate learning which is expected to result from the work experience. This course offers a career-related experience for students working for an approved employer. Students should complete this course within the last 2 terms of their degree. Prerequisite: CWE courses require prior arrangements with faculty or the Department Chair.