Metropolitan State University

CJS 345 : Organization and Administration in Criminal Justice

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: CJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice or instructor's consent.  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
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.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/15/2017 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Demonstrate written and oral communication skills.
  2. Evaluate the internal and external affects of change within an organization.
  3. Examine and apply managerial theories to contemporary issues.
  4. Formulate strategies in addressing real or mock criminal justice administrative conflicts.
  5. Identify and differentiate among the various administrative responsibilities in the criminal justice system.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information