Course Descriptions

CJA201 :  Criminal Justice in a Diverse Society

This course is designed to explore the issues surrounding the operation of the criminal justice system in a culturally diverse society. Topics include a discussion of race and ethnicity; group dynamics and communications; the experience of Native Americans, African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, Arab- Americans, Asian-Americans (including Pacific Islanders), women, the elderly, gays and transgender people with/within the criminal justice system; and strategies for success in making criminal justice agencies more effective in serving diverse communities.
Prerequisite: RD090, WR090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.
Credit Hours: 3
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