Jan 22, 2021  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAJ 545 - Ethical Studies

Course will review ethical questions and principles in the area of criminal justice and criminology. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

Prerequisite: admission to the master of science program in law and justice or instructor permission.


Learner Outcomes:
  • Students will identify, explain, and critique the basic ethical concepts and theories utilized in the field of criminal justice and criminology
  • Students will be able to identify and explain macro level ethical issues and problems in the criminal justice process.
  • Students will be able to apply ethical theories to a particular component of the criminal justice process in an effort to develop and propose solutions to contemporary issues.
  • Students will be able to identify and analyze common ethical dilemmas and conflicts regarding public policy.
  • Students will develop, refine, and apply skills to read, explain, and critique modern social science research. 
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
Approved Fall 2017

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