Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: CJBS                                     Course Number: 300                                    
Course Title: Criminal Justice: Theory in Practice
Subject: Criminal Justice
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course builds upon knowledge acquired in previous courses and connects theoretical approaches with practical applications. Students will study a broad array of assessments and evaluations of the policies and programs that have evolved in the field of Criminal Justice. Students will review and analyze experiments such as D.A.R.E., Minneapolis Domestic Violence and Kansas City Preventive Patrol in the light of relevant criminal justice theories. The ultimate goal of the course is to provide students with essential skills for critically evaluating and assessing programs, based on findings from empirical studies and the scholarly literature

Prerequisite: ENG102 or 201; CJBS101; CJBS 250
Start Date:    11/30/2011                         End Date: