Academic Catalog August 2008 - August 2009 Undergraduate and Graduate
Some courses may not be offered every year. Check with the college or department office for current information about when specific courses are offered.
For course syllabi, see the departmental website.
CCJ 515 WORLD INDIGENOUS PEOPLE AND JUSTICE (3)
Seminar presents an overview of justice processes, trends, and issues as they relate to indigenous peoples. Prerequisite: undergraduates need instructor's consent. Letter grade only.
CCJ 530 SCHOOLS, YOUTH, AND VIOLENCE (3)
Focuses on schools and critically explores the problem of youth violence. Prerequisite: junior status or higher, or instructor's consent. Letter grade only.
CCJ 532 FEMINIST JUSTICE (3)
Explores the relationship between feminism and the practice of justice. Prerequisite: junior status or higher, or instructor's consent. Letter grade only.
CCJ 532H FEMINIST JUSTICE - HONORS (3)
Explores the relationship between feminism and the practice of justice. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: Honors Student Group
CCJ 545 ETHNICITY, RACE, AND JUSTICE (3)
Explores the disparate experiences of ethnic and racial minorities within the criminal justice system, with emphasis on the raced nature of contemporary criminal justice policies. Letter grade only.
CCJ 545H ETHNICITY, RACE, AND JUSTICE - HONORS (3)
Explores the disparate experiences of ethnic and racial minorities within the criminal justice system, with emphasis on the raced nature of contemporary criminal justice policies. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: Honors Student Group
CCJ 566 LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIP (1-12)
Supervised internship in the Arizona Legislature during spring semester. You must apply during the fall semester; selection is competitive, and you must be a candidate for a graduate degree. Registration is handled by the internship coordinator after the legislature has made its final selection. Pass-fail only. Department consent required.
CCJ 599 CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENTS (1-3)
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. May be repeated for credit. Letter grade only.
CCJ 605 CRIMINOLOGY THEORY (3)
Classical and contemporary theories of definitions, correlates, and causes of crime; relationship of criminological theory to justice system policy. Letter grade only.
CCJ 606 RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINOLOGY (3)
Explores the role of the quantitative paradigm in criminal justice; examines modes of inquiry and proposal development in criminal justice. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: undergraduate research methods course Prerequisite: Admission to Graduate College
CCJ 610 QUALITATIVE CRIMINOLOGY (3)
Characteristics, applications, and implications of qualitative research methods in criminal justice; comparison of positivist and interpretive forms of qualitative research. Crosslisted as SOC 654. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: CCJ 606
CCJ 614 STATISTICS FOR CRIMINOLOGY (3)
Quantitative research methodology techniques for survey data management and analysis. Emphasizes linear multivariate statistical techniques. Cross-listed with SOC 655. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: CCJ 606
CCJ 616 HUMAN RIGHTS AND TRANSNATIONAL JUSTICE (3)
Examines how conceptions and institutions for the promotion of human rights have shaped justice practices with particular attention to problems of justice resulting from economic globalization. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: Criminology graduate student
CCJ 617 ISSUES IN TRANSNATIONAL CRIME (3)
Explores a current issue or controversy in the areas of transnational crime, international law, and/or human rights. Possible topics include Comparative Perspectives on Crime and Culture, Terrorism and Security, Genocide, State Crime, Transnational Crime and Globalization; Immigration, Borders and National Security. Repeatable for credit up to 6 hours. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: Criminology graduate student
CCJ 618 ISSUES IN COMMUNITIES AND JUSTICE (3)
Explores a current issue or controversy in the area of communities and justice. Possible topics include Domestic Violence, Victimology, Community Corrections, and Restorative Justice. Repeatable for credit up to 6 hours. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: Criminology graduate student
CCJ 619 ISSUES IN LAW, POLICY AND SOCIAL CHANGE (3)
Explores a particular issue or controversy in the areas of law, jurisprudence or justice policy. Possible topics include: Law and Society; Social Movements and Social Justice; Wrongful Conviction; Constitutional Law and Criminal Procedure; Jurisprudence and Justice. Repeatable for credit up to 6 hours. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: Criminology graduate student
CCJ 620 CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROCESS AND POLICY (3)
Analyses justice processes in major system components of police, courts, and corrections; interactions between criminal justice process and policy. Letter grade only.
CCJ 625 POWER, DISCIPLINE, AND JUSTICE (3)
Examines formal and informal uses of power and discipline in the social construction and control of crime, and the pursuit of justice, with particular emphasis on culture, law, policing, and punishment. Letter grade only.
CCJ 628 YOUTH AND JUSTICE (3)
Explores the connections between notions of justice, conceptions of youth, and elements of juvenile authority. Policy choices and issues and their contexts will be examined. Letter grade only.
CCJ 635 CRITICAL ISSUES IN POLICING (3)
History and theory of the relationship between policing and society; examines contemporary patterns of public and private policing. Letter grade only.
CCJ 638 SENTENCING AND CORRECTIONS (3)
Examines sentencing and corrections in historical, ideological, and social contexts. Addresses sentencing reform, alternatives to punishment, and the intersection of punishment with diversity. Letter grade only.
CCJ 652 CORPORATE CRIME (3)
Nature, extent, costs, and social consequences of crimes by economic institutions; strategies and limitations in the control of economic deviance. Letter grade only.
CCJ 654 INEQUALITY, CRIME, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3)
Relationship between social inequality, crime, and crime control; differential treatment by gender, race, ethnicity, and class in the justice system. Letter grade only.
CCJ 675 LEGAL LIABILITY IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3)
History of rights litigation against criminal justice agencies; case studies; reduction of liability through education, training, selection, and supervision. Letter grade only.
CCJ 677 CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS AND PERSONNEL (3)
Investigates criminal justice organizations from a social organizational systems perspective, including issues of personnel supervision. Letter grade only.
CCJ 685 GRADUATE RESEARCH (1-6)
Individualized directed research on selected topics. Pass-fail or letter grade, depending on department policy.
CCJ 688 TEACHING CRIMINOLOGY (3)
Examines the opportunities, challenges and techniques associated with justice education. Particular attention is given to developing strategies for educating diverse populations and incorporating multiple viewpoints in both formal education and community learning environments through practical experience. Pass-fail only. Prerequisite: Criminology graduate student
CCJ 694 TEACHING CRIMINOLOGY PRACTICUM (1-6)
Capstone writing project based on analysis of supervised experience teaching criminology/criminal justice in a university, community college, or other professional setting. Pass-fail only. Prerequisite: CCJ 688 and (CC 580 or CC 640)
CCJ 695 CURRENT TOPICS IN CRIMINOLOGY (3)
Current issues in criminal justice. In-depth examination of special topics in criminal just. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit. Letter grade on Pass-Fail.
CCJ 696 INTERNSHIP (1-6)
Supervised placement in an agency engaged in criminal justice activities and services. Pass-fail only. Department Consent. Prerequisite: CCJ 610 or CCJ 620 and 6 hours Grad CCJ
CCJ 697 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3)
Letter grade or pass-fail. Department Consent.
CCJ 699 THESIS (1-9)
Individualized directed research, writing, and oral defense of selected thesis topic. May be repeated as needed. Prerequisite: Admission to master's program. Department consent required.