This course explores the response of the criminal justice system in its attempt to prevent, predict, and control criminal activity. Emphasis is also on the various theories that attempt to explain criminal behavior, and the nature and causes of criminal activity.
FlexNet courses are taught via the internet using iNET (located in TritonPass). Students can enroll in a FlexNet course at any time throughout the semester as long as there is space available in the course, except the last three weeks of the term. Students have until the end of the term to complete the course from the time of enrollment and payment. All FlexNet courses end on the same date, the last day of the term, no matter the enrollment date. FlexNet courses do not have weekly deadlines, but it is highly recommended for students to stay on task.
This course is divided into 15 topics. Topics 1-13 follow the construction of the text book; each have a study guide and quiz to be completed by the student and submitted to the instructor. Topic 14 is an essay that is included in the assignment grade. Topic 15 is the final project paper and is considered a doubled quiz grade.
Instructor: Bob Hurley