CJS 345

Organization and Administration in Criminal Justice

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 15, 2017 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course examines the operation of criminal justice organizations and provides students with a conceptual foundation to explore the workings of the criminal justice system. Emphasis is placed on understanding internal and external influences on the operations of criminal justice agencies including the people, practices and events that shape criminal justice administration.

Learning outcomes


  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills.
  • Evaluate the internal and external affects of change within an organization.
  • Examine and apply managerial theories to contemporary issues.
  • Formulate strategies in addressing real or mock criminal justice administrative conflicts.
  • Identify and differentiate among the various administrative responsibilities in the criminal justice system.
  • Develop and improve critical thinking and communication skills.