The Criminal Justice System

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Course No: CRIM.1010-031; SIS Class Nbr: 13786

Course Description

This course resents a brief history of the Criminal Justice System and an analysis of its structure and function. This course required of all CJ majors and is a prerequisite for all other courses in criminal justice. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA).

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes: For permission numbers and questions regarding the Undergraduate Criminal Justice Program, please email
  • Section Notes:
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Lorenzo Boyd
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2016: Sep 01 to Dec 03
  • Chat Hours: Tue 7-8pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1110
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: B.S. in Criminal Justice: Paralegal Option, B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Criminal Justice

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