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This course is an experiential seminar. Students learn about the criminal justice system through a combination of weekly field trips, discussions with guest lecturers, and classroom discussions. Highly recommended as a first course in criminology for students who are considering working in the criminal justice system, as well as for students who would just like an insider”s view of police departments, courts, and correctional institutions in the United States.

Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor

Program: Sociology

Credit: 3

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