2019-2020
SOC311: Ethics in Social and Criminal Justice

About This Course

This course examines the many difficult decisions that social and criminal justice professionals make in an environment of competing interests. The decision-making of criminal justice professionals is often impacted by their ethical dilemmas. Emphasis is placed on addressing moral issues and concerns of our justice process in personal, social, and criminal justice contexts.

Course At A Glance

Credit Hours:

3

Department:

Sociology

Course Level:

Upper

Semesters Offered:

Odd Fall

Course Prerequisites

3 credit hours

SOC121: Introduction to Social and Criminal Justice

This course is an introduction to the philosophical and historical background of law enforcement agencies, processes, purposes, and functions. It includes an evaluation of law enforcement today, including current trends in social and criminal justice. This course provides an overview of crime and the criminal justice system: Police, Courts, and Correction.


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