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CRJ 115 - Criminal Law I


Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Description: This course covers the development of criminal law in America. The basic elements of specific criminal offenses, criminal defenses, and various legal principles upon which criminal law is established are reviewed. 

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 100  and RDG 100  with a minimum grade of C.
Course Topics:
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Offenses
  • Criminal Defenses
  • Legal principles upon which criminal law is established

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
None
Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59


Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the development of the criminal law in America.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic elements of criminal offenses, and criminal defenses.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legal principles relating to criminal law. 

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Course Policies  that include:

  • Identity Verification
  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard Course Policies  on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Add/Drop period
  • Attendance
  • Classroom Conduct
  • Equal Access
  • IT Access
  • Online Behavior
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Student Concerns
  • Student Help Services
  • Withdrawals


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2023-2024