Introduction to Criminal Justice Online Course
This criminal justice online course is designed for the beginning student in law enforcement, criminology, corrections, sociology, social welfare, government and pre-law.
- Online - Self-Paced Enroll Anytime
- EST. time to complete:
- 3 to 9 Months
- $342.16 per credit (no fees)
Why take Introduction to Criminal Justice online?
This is an introductory-level online course designed to provide students with an overview of the American criminal justice system. For example, the text discusses the history, development and contemporary status of the police, the courts, and correctional agencies.
Topics of discussion will include, but are not limited to:
- perspectives on justice
- a closer look at how crime is defined
- crime theory
- the history of police
- the police organization
- the criminal court process
- the procedures following arrest
What is required to take this online course?
Siegel, L & Worrall, J. "Introduction to Criminal Justice, Fifteenth Ed." (2016), Boston: Cengage Learning. ISBN: 978-1-305-26104-4
How long will it take to complete the Introduction to Criminal Justice course?
You have 3 to 9 months from your enrollment date to complete:
- 13 Lessons
- 2 Proctored Exams
How will the Introduction to Criminal Justice course appear on my transcript?
You may enroll at any time and have 3-9 months to complete this online course. The college credits you earn will be recorded on your transcript in the semester you register.