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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


Helen Bader School of Social Welfare


CRM JST Criminal Justice



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105 Orientation for Social Welfare Students. 1 cr. U. Prepares students to participate in UWM's educational process and to explore career choices in social welfare.|Counts as repeat of Crm Jst 88. Jointly offered with & counts as repeat of Soc Wrk 105. Prereq: fr st only.
110 Introduction to Criminal Justice. 3 cr. U. Survey of the present structure, philosophy, procedures, future prospects of police, courts, corrections, and of the penal system in American society.|Prereq: none.
150 Introduction to Research in Criminal Justice. 1 cr. U. Provides students with skills in legal and library research pertinent to topics in criminal justice, and introduces students to accepted styles of technical writing.|Prereq: none.
271 Police Process. 3 cr. U. An interdisciplinary analysis of the role of police in a democratic society; emphasis on historical development of police institution, cultural attributes, accountability, occupational socialization, police-behavior, and selected current issues.|Prereq: Crm Jst 110(P).
273 Correctional Process. 3 cr. U. Analysis of role of corrections in American criminal justice. Emphasis on describing and assessing the effectiveness of correctional models in prisons, jails, probabion, and parole.|Prereq: Crm Jst 110(P).
275 Criminal Court Process. 3 cr. U. Examination of criminal judicial process from setting bail through sentencing, role of courts within criminal justice. Analysis of structure, professional roles, and procedural law governing processing.|Prereq: Crm Jst 110(P).
281 Dead Men Do Tell Tales: An Introduction to Forensic Science. 3 cr. U. A multidisciplinary view of how forensic scientists contribute to the many ways that physical evidence is collected, analyzed, and evaluated.|Jointly offered with & counts as repeat of Anthro 281, Chem 281, & BMS(C L Sci 281). Prereq: none.
285 Medicolegal Death Investigation. 3 cr. U. Lectures on the fundamentals of death investigation as outlined by national guidelines for death investigators.|Jointly offered with & counts as repeat of Anthro 285, Chem 285, & BMS(C L Sci) 285. Prereq: none.
291 Current Issues in Criminal Justice: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Selected current issues in criminal justice.|May be retaken with change in topic to max of 6 cr. Prereq: none.
295 Crime and Criminal Justice Policy. 3 cr. U. Examination of criminal justice policy through analysis of relevant theory, research findings, and implications.|Prereq: Crm Jst 110(P).
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|May be retaken with change in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
300 Criminal Process. 3 cr. U. Analysis of the problems of the criminal justice system in separating the guilty and the innocent. Discussion of constitutional issues and technical procedural problems involved.|Prereq: jr st; Crm Jst 110(P).
301 Criminal Law. 3 cr. U. Principles, theories and doctrines of the law of crimes with a unified study of legal defense.|Prereq: jr st; Crm Jst 110(P).
311 Field Experience Practicum. 3-6 cr. U. Placement in a faculty unit or project in a criminal justice setting, either public or private. Minimum 120 hours per semester under supervision.|May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Crm Jst 110(P) & 150(P); writ cons instr. Regis priority for students admitted to Crm Jst major.
350 White Collar Crime. 3 cr. U. The nature and extent of white collar drime in the United States, especially the harmful and criminal acts of the rich and powerful|Prereq: Crm Jst 150(P).
370 Criminal Justice Administration. 3 cr. U. Analysis of operational and administrative issues in criminal justice drawn from organizational theory, management theory; discussion of organizational technology, structure, environment; and organizational assessment.|Prereq: jr st; Crm Jst 110(P).
380 Victimology. 3 cr. U. An overview of conceptual and substantive issues in victim centered theory and research, including past, present and future models of victim participation in criminal justice.|Prereq: Jr. st; Crm Jst 110(P) & 150(P).
385 Women and Criminal Justice. 3 cr. U. A study of female crime and delinquency, and how the criminal justice system responds to female crime.|Prereq: none.
410 Comparative Criminal Justice. 3 cr. U. Comparative study of criminal justice components of selected countries. Emphasis will be on cultural influences on the principles and operation of criminal justice systems.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
416 Domestic Violence Research. 3 cr. U. An examination of the criminal justice response to domestic violence related incidents. Theoretical and practical issues are explored in the context of physical child abuse, spousal battering, and elder abuse.|Prereq: none.
420 Violence and the Criminal Justice System. 3 cr. U. Historical and contemporary study of violent crime and its relationship to the criminal justice system.|Prereq: jr st; Crm Jst 110(P) & 150(P).
430 Punishment. 3 cr. U. Critical examination of theoretical justifications of punishment, corresponding sentencing structures, and recent empirical evidence addressing the utilitarian aims of punishment. Seminar.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
480 Criminal Evidence and Investigation. 3 cr. U. Examination of the criminal investigation process with emphasis on theory of investigation, role of criminal evidence, and effectiveness of the process.|Prereq: Crm Jst 110(P) &150(P).
481 Criminalistics. 3 cr. U. Instruction on collection, preservation, and analysis of physical evidence from crime scenes. Instruction on the rules of evidence and expert testimony.|Anthro 481, Chem 481, BMS(C L Sci) 481, and Crm Jst 481 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; admis to Forensic Sci cert program; Crm Jst/Anthro/Chem/BMS(C L Sci) 281(P); Crm Jst 480(P).
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U/G. Variable content (subtitle is area of concentration). Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakeable with change in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
510 Introduction to Crime Analysis. 3 cr. U. Introduction to crime analysis and crime mapping. Examines techniques, theory, data collection ethods, statistics used, history of and career opportunities in crime analysis.|Counts as repeat of Crm Jst 592 w/same topic. Prereq: Crm Jst 110(P).
520 Analysis Oriented Technology: Spatial Data Analysis; Crime Mapping; ArcGIS. 3 cr. U/G. Examines theories and applications to analyze data. Approaches include crime mapping and spatial analysis; strategic, administrative, and tactical crime analysis. Other methods are also covered.|Prereq: jr st; Crm Jst 110(P).
530 Data Driven Policing Strategies and Police Intelligence. 3 cr. U. Examines data driven policing strategies and police intelligence. Approaches covered include: Problem-oriented Policing (POP), Smart Policing, Intelligence-led Policing, and Place-based Policing.|Prereq: Crm Jst 110(P).
585 Internship in Forensic Toxicology. 1-3 cr. U. Practical experience in a forensic toxicology laboratory under the supervision of a toxicologist.|Anthro 585, Chem 585, BMS(C L Sci) 585, & Crm Jst 585 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; admis to Forensic Sci cert prog; Anthro/Chem/BMS(C L Sci)/Crm Jst 281(P) & 285(P); Chem 221(P) or 223(P); Crm Jst 480(P); Hepatitis B vaccine series or waiver.
589 Internship in Death Investigation. 1-3 cr. U. Practical experience in death investigation under the supervision of a death investigator and forensic pathologist.|Anthro 589, Chem 589, BMS(C L Sci) 589 & Crm Jst 589 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; admis to Forensic Sci certif prog; Crm Jst/Anthro/Chem/BMS(C L Sci) 281(P); Crm Jst 480(P); BMS(C L Sci) 620(R); Hepatitis B vaccine series or waiver.
591 Senior Thesis. 1-3 cr. U. Thesis written under supervision|Prereq: sr st, 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr & dept.
592 Critical Issues in Criminal Justice: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Explores interests of special concern in criminal justice. Specific credits announced in Schedule of Classes whenever course is offered.|May be retaken to max of 6 cr with change of topic. Prereq: jr st.
594 Internship in Forensic Science. 1-3 cr. U. On-site shadowing of evidence analyst at State Crime Laboratory.|Anthro 594, Chem 594, BMS(C L Sci) 594, & Crm Jst 594 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; admis to Forensic Sci cert prog; Anthro/Chem/BMS(C L Sci)/Crm Jst 281(P); Chem 221(P) or 223(P); Crm Jst 480(P); Hepatitis B vaccine series or waiver.
599 Independent Reading. 1-3 cr. U. Reading may be in any field for which the student has an adequate background.|May be retaken to max of 6 cr. Prereq: sr st; writ cons instr & coord; gpa 2.5 or above.
662 Methods of Social Welfare Research. 3 cr. U. Analysis of methods used in social welfare research and problems in project design and programming. Distinctive characteristics of investigations directed to planning, administrative, and scientific objectives.|Prereq: jr st.
663 Criminal Justice Capstone Seminar. 3 cr. U. Synthesis of criminal justice theories, empirical research and program creation and implementation.|Prereq: jr st.
671 Juvenile Justice. 3 cr. U/G. Structure of juvenile justice system -- police, courts, and corrections; analysis of structure of subsystems of the juvenile justice process; introduction to literature and research.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
680 Jails. 3 cr. U/G. The primary purpose is to develop a comprehensive understanding of the role of the jail in contemporary society.|Prereq: jr st; Crm Jst 110 (P) & 150(P).

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