Spring 2021
Introduction to Criminal Justice AJS101
3.00 Credit SUN# logo AJS1101
Flex Start Flex Start Classes

An introduction to crime and society's responses to it. Examines the nature and causes of crime, the criminal law, constitutional safeguards, and the organization and operation of the criminal justice system including the police, courts, jails, prisons, probation and parole departments, and community corrections agencies. Covers the history of the criminal justice system, terminology and career opportunities. Prerequisites: None.

Class Availability: Open
14 of 16 seats available
General Education Designations
SB GE Codes
Class Number Delivery Days Dates Times Type
37030 Hybrid MW March 22, 2021 - May 14, 2021 4:15pm - 5:30pm Lecture
Flex Start Class
Last full refund date Student Last Date to Withdraw Section no. Class Fees
March 26, 2021 April 12, 2021 0005 -

Books and Materials

  • Criminal Justice: Brief Intro (Required)
  • 13th edition (2020)
  • ISBN: 9780135186268
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Author: Schmalleger
  • Type: Textbook
  • Estimated Price: $201.50 (new)
  • Used Retail Price is $151.25; Title is a rental title
  • Criminal Justice (Required)
  • 13th edition (NA)
  • ISBN: 9780135209028
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Author: Schmalleger
  • Type: eBook
  • Estimated Price: $55.00 (new)
  • Used Retail Price is $0.00; eBook type is Web; eBook format is BryteWave Format;
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