BCJ 515 Criminal Justice Administration
3 Semester Units
Criminal justice administration explores the field from a systems perspective that looks at administrative issues and practices for all three branches: police, courts and corrections. In addition to addressing the practical aspects of justice administration, the course will examine technological advances and future trends. Issues faced by the courts and justice system will also be examined.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Examine administrative principles as they apply to criminal justice agencies.
- Analyze the major conceptions of justice and the ways these conceptions affect the manner in which social and legal systems are constituted.
- Examine theoretical perspectives with a view to understanding the relationships between various institutions and the administration of justice.
- Analyze the development of various criminal justice agency policies and procedures from a multicultural perspective.