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tion will be given to the role of the juvenile justice system within the context of social,political,and economic inequality.

CRIM 155 Introduction to Cyber Forensics

3 Credits

Prerequisites:CRIM 101 and ENGL 111.This course introduces students

to an examination of computer-related crime and the legal issues in its investigation,with special emphasis on policing’s investigative response.The course surveys the subject of computer-related crime, cyber crime law,and computer crime investigation including the

management and custody of evidence. CRIM 171 Drugs and Justice

3 Credits

Prerequisites:CRIM 101 and ENGL 111.The spectre of substance abuse has played a definitive role in the evolution of American jus- tice for nearly a century.And the response of the criminal justice system is complex and controversial.This course introduces students to an examination of the subject title Drugs and Justice,with espe- cial emphasis on policing’s investigative and enforcement response. The course surveys issues of drug use,abuse,and criminal justice policy in a society author Mike Gray characterizes as“Drug Crazy.”

CRIM 201 Ethics in Criminal Justice

3 Credits

Prerequisites: CRIM 101.A discussion of ethical theories and their considerations in the administration of criminal justice as well as the application to contemporary institutions and problems.

CRIM 204 Interview and Interrogation

3 Credits

Prerequisites: CRIM 101.Introduces students to the art of interview- ing and interrogation,and further introduces them to the individual personality of the witness and/or suspect,and the means in which to secure valid information,admissions,and confessions,obtained legal- ly and ethically,that are corroborative in nature,and that can be used

to solve crimes and be introduced as evidence in court proceedings.

CRIM 205 Procedural Criminal Law

3 Credits

Prerequisites: CRIM 101.Covers the theory and practice of procedur- al criminal law and introduces the student to the laws of arrest, search and seizure,probable cause,due process,confessions,suspect

identification and the many types of surveillances,all the while

emphasizing Indiana Criminal Law. CRIM 210 Police and Community Relations

3 Credits

Prerequisites: CRIM 101.Introduces police-community relations, examines trends,practices,social and individual effects of police work.Emphasis on police line and support operations.Analysis of operations,enforcement policy,operations during civil disorders and disaster,as well as the role of the police officer in achieving and maintaining public support,human relations,and relationship with

violators and complainants. CRIM 212 Use of Force

3 Credits

Prerequisite:None.Provides hands on training in use of various

forms of force in the performance of police duties in the field. Students will receive instruction in the use of physical force,use of chemical agents,use of firearms,defensive tactics,and working with police dogs. Students will also receive live firearms operation

instruction and live-fire qualification testing. CRIM 213 Field Practice

3 Credits

Prerequisite:None.Provides hands on training in how to handle var- ious situations encountered by law enforcement agents in the field. The student will study the considerations and intervention tech- niques used by police in dealing with various types of incidents:sui- cide management,conflict management,elderly abuse,domestic violence,critical incidents,dealing with street gangs,hate crimes,

sexual assault,and criminal profiling,etc.

CRIM 215 Police Administration and Organization

3 Credits

Prerequisites: CRIM 101.Introduction to the basic principles of law enforcement administration and organizational structure,their function and activities,records,communication,public relations, personnel and training,policy formation,evaluation of personnel and complaint processing and planning.The student who successful- ly completes this course will have an understanding of traditional and contemporary management approaches and techniques.

CRIM 217 Advanced Forensics I

4 Credits

Prerequisites:BIOL 101 or CHEM 101.Advanced course addressing the biological aspects of forensic science with emphasis on laborato- ry techniques,laboratory reporting and identification of biological

evidence in forensics. CRIM 218 Advanced Forensics II

4 Credits

Prerequisites:CRIM 217.Advanced course addressing the anatomical aspects of forensic science with emphasis on identification of bio- logical evidence in forensic pathology,including odontology,anthro- pology, taphonomy,bacteria and viruses,protists,fungi,plants and

invertebrates and vertebrates in forensics. CRIM 220 Criminal Evidence

3 Credits

Prerequisites: CRIM 101.Examines the rules of evidence as applied in criminal investigation and criminal court with a discussion of rel- evant issues and legal standards.

CRIM 230 Community-Based Corrections

3 Credits

Prerequisites: CRIM 101.Reviews programs for convicted offenders

that are alternatives to incarceration,including diversion,house arrest,restitution,community service,and other topics.Reviews post-incarceration situations,probation and parole.

CRIM 231 Special Issues in Corrections

3 Credits

Prerequisites: CRIM 101.Investigates topics of special interest relat-

ed to corrections with an emphasis on the classification and treat-

ment of inmates.Topics may vary to reflect contemporary correc-

tions issues. CRIM 240 Criminal Law and Procedure

3 Credits

Prerequisites: PARA 101 or CRIM 101.A theoretical and practical sur- vey of the statutory law of crimes,evidence,and criminal procedure in Indiana,including an examination of sample pleadings and motions.Topics include the elements of specific crimes,formal proce- dures from pre-trial to post-trial,actual courtroom strategies,and the practical concerns involved in both the prosecution and defense

of criminal cases. CRIM 246 Legal Issues in Corrections

3 Credits

Prerequisites: HUMS 105 or CRIM 101.Examines the four historical stages of development of the American prison system, and the six major rationales for punishment associated with those stages. Identifies the criminological perspectives that inform the ratio- nales for punishment, and the correctional policy implications rela- tive to each rationale.Analyzes the research support for each of the six rationales for punishment, and the policy implications asso- ciated with them.Connects relevant legal issues to the correctional policy implications relative to each rationale for punishment.Locates appellate court decisions relative to correc- tional policy within the context of contemporary social, economic, and political conditions and controversies.Identifies the specific rights of prisoners and the responsibilities of the state with respect

to the conditions of confinement. CRIM 250 Juvenile Law and Procedures

3 Credits

Prerequisites: CRIM 123.Examination of the philosophy and theory behind the juvenile justice system and how juvenile law reflects that philosophy.Examination of the development of juvenile law and pro- cedures, early juvenile law,landmark Supreme Court cases in juvenile justice,issues in juvenile law,and juvenile adjudicatory proceedings.

CRIM 251 Special Issues in Youth Services

3 Credits

Prerequisites: CRIM 150.Examines issues commonly experienced in

the youth care field. CRIM 252 Juvenile Delinquency

3 Credits

Prerequisites: CRIM 150.Provides an overview of the concepts,defi- nitions, theories and measurements of juvenile delinquency.Looks at the role of environmental influences (peers,gangs,school and drugs).Develop a working knowledge of the concepts of delinquen- cy and the concern for children of our society.Discusses an overview of the history and philosophy of the juvenile justice systems as well

as ways to control and treat juvenile offenders.

CRIM 260 Research Methods in Criminal Justice

3 Credits

Prerequisites: CRIM 101 and demonstrated competency through


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