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Criminal Justice: Public Police Services

Basic Certificate (BC)

Beginning Fall 2016, this program is no longer accepting new students at Harold Washington. Please refer to CCC’s transfer degree in Criminal Justice.​​​
 

Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

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Credit Hours (CH)

Credits

Program/Plan Number

0296

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Courses

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Prerequisites

  CH

Program General Requirements

  CH

Program Core Requirements

15 CH
​Students should choose one course between Criminal Justice 234 OR Criminal Justice 256.
Criminal Justice
CRM JUS 102
Administration of Criminal Justice 3
Operation of the agencies of criminal justice: police, prosecution, courts, correctional institutions, probation and parole. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 114
Administration of Juvenile Justice 3
Studies in the etiology of juvenile delinquency, analysis of the agencies of control of juvenile behavior, and the roles of courts and correctional institutions in the administration of juvenile justice. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 202
Issues In Criminal Justice 3
Critical issues related to crime and urban society; analysis and evaluation of documents in the field of Criminal Justice. Consideration of newly proposed reforms and the method of implementing these reforms. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 211
Intro To Investigation 3
Intensive study and analysis in investigative procedures; strategy and tactics of obtaining and analyzing evidence through testimonial evidence, physical evidence and records; reconstructing the crime; preservation of evidence and case preparation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 234
Criminal Law & Procedure 3
Analysis of the nature of substantive criminal law, with emphasis on its historical and philosophical development in the United States. Examination of constitutional rights of the defendant, as these relate to arrest, rules of evidence, and courtroom procedure at pre-trial and trial level. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 256
Constitutional Law 3
Study of the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution, as these govern police and court procedures and the rights of citizens. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Additional Requirements

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Program Elective Requirements

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Area of Focus

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Focus Electives

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