St. Cloud State University

Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for CJS 111 at St. Cloud State University in Summer 2020 (May - Aug)



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Bemidji State University

CRJS 1120 - Criminal Justice and Society - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
A general introduction to the philosophies, principles, and social aspects which underlie the formulation of law and administration of justice in the United States. Provides an overview of the institutions and relationships of those agencies composing the criminal justice system. Liberal Education Goal Area 9.
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Century College

SOC 1080 - Introduction to the Criminal Justice System - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course provides an overview of the criminal justice system in US society, including the philosophy, history, organization, and function of the police, courts, and corrections. Sociological perspectives are applied to an analysis of crime and victimization, ethics, and the concept of justice. Topics include foundations of crime; justice and law; federal, tribal and state elements; victimization; victim rights; crime statistics and the extent of crime; police issues; juvenile justice system; juvenile delinquency; court systems; corrections, community corrections; professional career opportunities; and future trends. This course meets the requirements for Elective A: Organizations and Institutions for the MN State Sociology Transfer Pathway AA. Prerequisite(s): Course placement into college-level English and Reading OR completion of ENGL 0950 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of RDNG 0940 with a grade of C or higher and qualifying English Placement Exam OR completion of RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher and ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of ESOL 0051 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0052 with a grade of C or higher.
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Inver Hills Community College

CJS 1150 - Prior Learning Assessment: Introduction to Criminal Justice - 3 credits

Describes the American system of criminal justice, covering theories of justice, criminal law, policing, courts and associated pre- and post-trial legal processes, punishment and corrections, and juvenile justice. Prerequisites: Instructor approval or placement by Accuplacer assessment into ENG 1108 or completion of ENG/EAP 0099 with a C grade or better.
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Itasca Community College

SOC 2120 - Introduction to Criminal Justice - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
This course provides an overview of the development, components, and administration of criminal justice in America. It includes the changing nature of crime, law enforcement, the courts, and corrections. This course meets MTC areas 2, 5 and 9. Prerequisite(s): None
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Metropolitan State University

CJS 101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
As an introduction to the field of criminal justice, this course provides students with a brief but comprehensive overview of criminal justice institutions in American society. Students learn about the role of the criminal justice system in maintaining social order. The course also examines the duties and functions of criminal justice practitioners, including police officers, prosecutors, judges and correctional officials from the initial violation of the criminal law, to the punishment and release of convicted offenders.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato

CORR 106 - Introduction to Criminal Justice Systems - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Examines the making of criminal law, the evolution of policing, the adjudication of persons accused of criminal law violations, and the punishment of adult offenders.
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Normandale Community College

SOC 2130 - Criminal Justice - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
This course provides an overview of the criminal justice system. Topics include the historical development of law enforcement as well as an exploration of the components of the criminal justice system and the functions, jurisdictions, and interrelationships of various law enforcement agencies with emphasis on the United States criminal justice system. This course meets specific Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board learning objectives for pre-service law enforcement students.
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North Hennepin Community College

SOC 1710 - Introduction to Criminal Justice - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course covers the history, organization, and function of the criminal justice system in the United States. Topics include foundations of crime and justice, victimization, crime statistics and the extent of crime, police issues, court systems, corrections, and future trends. Note: Sociology 1110 recommended prior to taking this course.
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