CJSA 1382. COOPERATIVE EDUCATION CRIMINAL JUSTICE
(LECTURE 1, COOP 15). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the College, employer and student. Under supervision of the College and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the work experience. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 351 or equivalent developmental course. This course will transfer into certain baccalaureate programs.

CRIJ 1301. INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

This course provides a historical and philosophical overview of the American criminal justice system, including the nature, extent, and impact of crime; criminal law; and justice agencies and processes. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 351 or equivalent developmental course. This is an academic transfer course.

CRIJ 1306. COURT SYSTEMS AND PRACTICES
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

This course is a study of the court system as it applies to the structures, procedures, practices and sources of law in American courts, using federal and Texas statutes and case law. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 351 or equivalent developmental course. This is an academic transfer course.

CRIJ 1307. CRIME IN AMERICA
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

American crime problems in historical perspective, social and public policy factors affecting crime, impact and crime trends, social characteristics of specific crimes, and prevention of crime. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 351 or equivalent developmental course.

CRIJ 1310. FUNDAMENTALS OF CRIMINAL LAW
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

This course is the study of criminal law including application of definitions, statutory elements, defenses and penalties using Texas statutes, the Model Penal Code, and case law. The course also analyzes the philosophical and historical development of criminal law and criminal culpability. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 351 or equivalent developmental course. This is an academic transfer course.

CRIJ 2313. CORRECTIONAL SYSTEMS AND PRACTICES
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

This course is a survey of institutional and non-institutional corrections. Emphasis will be placed on the organization and operation of correctional systems; treatment and rehabilitation; populations served; Constitutional issues; and current and future issues. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 351 or equivalent developmental course.

CRIJ 2328. POLICE SYSTEMS AND PRACTICES
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

This course examines the establishment, role and function of police in a democratic society. It will focus on types of police agencies and their organizational structure, police-community interaction, police ethics, and use of authority. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 351 or equivalent developmental course.