ADMJ 1
Introduction to Administration of Justice


Course Description

An introduction to the characteristics of the criminal justice system in the United States. Focus is placed on examining crime measurement, theoretical explanations of crime, response to crime, components of the system and current challenges to the system. Examines the evolution of the principles and approaches utilized by the justice system and the evolving forces which have shaped those principles and approaches. Although justice structure and process is examined in a cross-cultural context, an emphasis is placed on the US justice system, particularly the structure and function of US police, courts, and corrections. Students are introduced to the origins and development of criminal law, legal process, and sentencing and incarceration policies.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
22260 ADMJ 1 01Y ·T····· 10:30 AM-12:20 PM James Suits L22
······· TBA-TBA ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-09-26 to 2022-12-16.
Footnote:
ADMJ-001.-01Y-: HYBRID, meets on-campus and online. This class meets each week on-campus and online as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning .


Course Details

Units
4 Units
Hours
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

Advisory
EWRT D211. and READ D211., or ESL D272. and D273.

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